Eleanor McKinney  
phone: (512) 445-5202
Landscape Architect fax: (512) 445-3432

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TEXAS ASLA 2009 Annual Conference - Austin

In April 2009 Ms. McKinney was asked to present “In the Studio with Eleanor McKinney: Three Decades of Lessons Learned in Sustainability”. The lecture covered environmental, cultural, and professional sustainability. She also installed a temporary public art piece entitled “WHAT IS LANDscape?

2009 Green Roofs for Healthy Cities – Atlanta

The first week of June 2009, Eleanor presented a paper titled “Green Roofs in Texas: Four Case Studies”. The paper reviewed various soil depths, installation, maintenance, and monitoring practices of green roofs in Austin and Houston. Previously, Austin City Hall was awarded the Award of Excellence by the GRHC.

2009 Great Public Spaces – CNU Central TX Action Forum

Ms. McKinney was a panel member on “The Do’s and Don’ts of Public Space Design”. Her presentation on “Plazas and Courtyards” was based on the Downtown Design Guidelines Plazas and Open Space section. Ms. McKinney was the original author of this work which was published in 2000.