Wendy Andringa is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation in Columbia GSAPP’s Urban Design program, and a Landscape Architect and Associate at SCAPE Landscape Architecture. Since 2005, she has been designing built environments in the New York City region, where she has helped create urban green infrastructure parks, public plazas, innovative playgrounds, higher education facilities, and multi-scalar residential green spaces and amenities. Before working at SCAPE, she worked at the offices of Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners and Dirtworks Landscape Architecture. She is a New York State registered Landscape Architect.
Wendy is a member of the Brooklyn-based Gowanus Canal Conservancy, where she has served as board member and design-build fellow. With the GCC, she has implemented community-driven design projects such as canal-side public spaces, gardens and green infrastructure workshops throughout the Gowanus watershed.
Wendy received her MLA from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, where she has also taught design studios as a visiting instructor. She has an undergraduate degree in Studio Art and prior to receiving her MLA, she worked in fine art and commercial photography in New York City.