Edward Marshall Principal, Stephen Stimson Associates
Edward Marshall holds a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has over twenty years experience in all aspects of landscape architecture from conceptual design to implementation. As a Principal at Stephen Stimson Associates, Edward has been responsible for a range of projects for academic, institutional and residential clients. Prior to joining the firm, Edward was the Corporate Landscape Architect for IBM Corporation, working with a design team of Architects and Engineers reviewing IBM projects worldwide.
REGIONPL 675 - MRP
Instructor: Darrel Ramsey-Musolf
LANDARCH 607 - 3rd Year MLA
Instructor: Jack Ahern
LANDARCH 397A - BSLA Junior
Campus Open Spaces
Instructor: Tom Benjamin
LANDARCH 501 - 1st Year MLA
Instructor: Patricia McGirr
LANDARCH 497A&B - BSLA Senior
Envisioning the South End of Tomorrow: Live, Work, & Recreate in a Transforming Neighborhood
Instructor: Frank Sleegers
LANDARCH 601 - 2nd Year MLA
Instructor: Elizabeth Brabec
LANDARCH 297A - BSLA Sophomore &
LANDCONT 112 - Landscape Contracting Freshman
The Elements of the Landscape - Landform, Plants, Water, and Structures as the Media that defines Landscape Architecture
Instructors: Mike Davidsohn & Jane Thurber
Formalizing Function: Using Programmatic Requirements as your Inner Super Hero Power
Presented by Rachel Loeffler RLA, ASLA Berkshire Design Group
Rachel Loeffler is a registered landscape architect in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. With over 15 years of experience, she brings to the profession a breadth of design, planning, and construction. Working locally, nationally, and internationally Rachel has contributed to a range of projects encompassing brownfield remediation, waterfront parks, public parks, campuses, rooftop gardens, schools, nature playgrounds, dog parks, and therapeutic gardens. Notable projects include the London 2012 Olympics, the Nashville Riverfront Project, Long Bridge Park in Arlington Virginia, South Hadley Plains School, Hershey Medical Center, an Equestrian Center for the State of Massachusetts, and the first private dog park in New England.
Rachel has taught and been a visiting critic at numerous institutions including the Boston Architectural College, UMass Amherst, Smith College, Wentworth College, Harvard, and RISD. Rachel combines her extensive professional experience with an integration of systems thinking, conceptual rigor, information graphics, programming, materiality, and sustainability. She had BA in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Master’s in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University.
Rachel has calls the Valley home-- practicing landscape architecture locally with Berkshire Design Group in Northampton.
When she isn’t working or teaching, you can find her gardening, painting landscapes, or whitewater kayaking.