Emily Bauer is a landscape designer with a grounding in the sciences.  Emily received her bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and while pursuing her Masters degree in Landscape Architecture at Cornell University, she taught biology laboratories. 

She draws inspiration from natural processes and applies them to both conceptual development and design execution.  Emily is a landscape designer at BIG, currently working on the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency project. While at !melk, Emily developed a new Master Plan for Downtown Phoenix’s 32-Acre Hance Park, designed and helped realize the first Park on the Las Vegas Strip, led community engagement initiatives for the Crocker Park in Sacramento and a new Plaza in Downtown Syracuse, and led design for the rooftop and terraces of 61 Ninth, a luxury office tower in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, among others.  She has also played a key role in competitions, including the Master Plan for Wenzhou Kean University, a Master Plan for Disney, Songjiang’s new Industrial Park in Shanghai, the redesign of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis, and the design of Hong Kong’s Kowloon Waterfront.