Prisca Weems, Founding Partner, LEED AP. Prisca has been working as a design professional in Europe and the US since 1995 integrating sustainable design and development practices in residential, commercial and government sectors long before they were mandated by statute. She is known in the industry for providing strategy and oversight in the design, management and execution of federal, community and regional projects. Her public reach has included advising legislative and municipal bodies, as well as industry groups that include chapters of the USGBC, HBA and AIA in program and policy development. Prisca holds a MArch from Tulane University School of Architecture and a post-graduate degree in Advanced Environmental and Energy Sciences from the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales/University of East London. She is currently completing a MSc with an emphasis on stormwater management, and is an adjunct professor at Tulane University where she teaches systems thinking and design to Masters students in the Sustainable Real Estate Development program.
Jenna Anger, Director, ASLA. Jenna is responsible for the management of projects, media, business development and operations. Jenna is a trained landscape architect and urban designer whose expertise falls under planning and designing large urban scale projects with a focus on promoting environmentally sensitive design and restoration of natural systems using forward thinking design practices that minimize ecological impact. Her diverse training in urban design, landscape, architecture, interior architecture, ecological studies, public health and marketing make her a versatile team member with vast knowledge and experience in a variety of realms related to environmental science, consulting + planning. Jenna holds a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture with a Certificate in Architecture from University of Southern California (USC), and is currently completing a Professional Certificate in Interior Architecture with a focus on Green Design from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Jenna is a strong believer in community involvement and advocacy and has even been invited to Washington D.C. where she spoke with Congress on Capital Hill about the importance of Landscape Architecture. She holds professional memberships in: American Society of Landscape Architects,US Green Building Council, Urban Land Institute, Society for American Military Engineers and American Institute of Architecture-Women in Architecture New Orleans Chapter.
Peter Lingieres, Landscape Architect. Peter designs and project manages high-performance integrated landscapes including regenerative systems for re-establishing balanced urban ecology. With a background in urban and transportation planning, he plays a strong role in the sustainability masterplanning process. Peter promotes sustainability through the use of environmentally sensitive green construction materials, water reclamation and reuse, and indigenous plant materials. He places the keenest emphasis on resilience, having observed Hurricane Katrina’s damage to the Gulf Coast. As a Landscape Architect registered in multiple states, Peter leads his team in the production of high performance, ecology-driven designs, and their transformation into readily constructible features in urban and natural landscapes. Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University.