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Maren King, Director - Maren provides leadership and management of the CCDR. Through the CCDR she facilitates community design and planning related service learning, outreach, and research projects for the Department of Landscape Architecture. She has been associated with the CCDR since 2000, and has extensive practice experience in private landscape architecture and planning firms, including 10 years with Hanna/Olin, Ltd., Philadelphia. Maren King has been a registered landscape architect in New York since 1981 and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. She received a Master of Science in Landscape Architecture in May 2002 and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 1978, both from SUNY ESF.

  • Contact: Maren King, Director
    SUNY-ESF Center for Community Design Research
    1 Forestry Drive
    Syracuse, NY 13210

Student Assistants - 2013-2014 academic year

Sarah Krisch, Graduate Student Assistant - Sarah is a second year, Master of Landscape Architecture student and began working with the CCDR as a first year graduate student. In Fall 2013 her focus was organizing, facilitating and preparing design studies for the First Unitarian Universalist Society. During spring and summer 2013, Sarah's efforts focused on preparing presentations for the NYSDOS Community Education Program, using Articulate Storyline software.

Cathryn Tinney, Graduate Student Assistant - Cady is a second year, Master of Landscape Architecture student and began working with the CCDR in Winter 2013. Her project focus in Onondaga Park community engagement and outreach.

Terrance Caviness, Work Study Assistant - Terrance is a freshman Landscape Architecture student. He assists with office tasks, workshop organization and data documentation.

Affiliated Faculty

CCDR works closely with various graduate and undergraduate studio faculty. During the 2013-2014 academic year the following faculty are directing or engaging projects through the CCDR:

Dr. Margaret Bryant - Assistant Professor

Richard Hawks - Professor

Timothy Toland - Associate Professor

Jamie Vanucci - Assistant Professor