Dominic Fischer
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture
Dominic.Fischer@ndsu.edu
Phone: 701-231-6151

Educational Credentials:

Master of Landscape Architecture Degree (June 2011)
The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Degree (May 2005)
North Dakota State University
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design Degree (May 2005)
North Dakota State University

Selected Publications and Creative Activity:

NDPR (Fargo). Live interview by Merrill Piepkorn on the Hear It Now program re:discussion and summary of Landscape Interventions in the Red River Basin, a student exhibition that addressed social and ecological issues in ecosystems prone to frequent flooding and drought (December 14, 2011)
WDAY-TV6 (Fargo) Recorded interview by Rob Kupec, “NDSU students explore diversion alternatives”, (November 16, 2011)
AM100 (Fargo) Live interview by Chris Berg re: discussion and summary of Landscape Interventions in the Red River Basin, a student exhibition that addressed social and ecological issues in ecosystems prone to frequent flooding and drought (November 17, 2011)
KVLY-11 TV6 (Fargo) Recorded interview by Emily Welker, “Fargo’s Hidden Gem” to discuss the outreach activities of the SoMA District in Fargo. (July 20, 2012)

Professional Credits and Activities:

Professional Landscape Architectural Registration:
State Board of Architecture State of North Dakota – License #34
American Society of Landscape Architects Associate Member
Historic American Landscape Survey (HALS) liaison for the state of North Dakota
Awards, Grants and Honors:
Google Earth Pro Grant for the Google Earth Education Initiative valued at $12,000 for classroom research, presentation and collaboration. (2012)
$1,000 grant sponsored by Land Elements for the LA272 Parks and Open Space Studio in the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. (2012)
Project of excellence recognized by the NDDOT and the ND State Historical Society for trail design at the Double Ditch Indian Village State Historic Site. (2011)
Academic Publications, Presentations, and Invited Lectures:
Sustaining Small Urban Spaces: Is Whyte Still Right? Book chapter proposal accepted by Cambridge Scholars Publishing for a forthcoming collection of research on the Death + Life of social factors in design work. (2013)
Council for Educators in Landscape Architecture 2012 annual meeting. Juried selection for the presentation of “Sustaining Small Urban Spaces: Is Whyte Still Right?” (2012)
The Death + Life of Social Factors Conference at the University of California, Berkeley. Juried selection for the paper presentation of The Sociospatial Implications of New York City’s Pocket Parks. (2011)

Teaching Experience:

The City College of New York
Landscape Architecture teaching assistant for graduate thesis preparation studio. (2010)
North Dakota State University Department of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Engineering.
Adjunct Lecturer (2006 to present)
Courses taught:
Undergraduate courses at North Dakota State University:
LA 451 Urban Design Studio
LA 531 Portfolio Design Seminar
LA 231 Landscape Architecture Graphics
ARCH 189 University Studies Arch/LA (Interim)
LA 351 Residential Landscape Architecture
ARCH 571 Portfolio Design Seminar (Interim)
ENVD172 Environmental Design Fundamentals (Interim)
LA 272 Parks and Open Space Landscape Architecture Studio
LA 231 Landscape Architecture Theory and Graphics
LA 571 Environmental Planning Studios
LA 552 Advanced Landscape Planning
LA 472 Remediation and Planting Design Studio
LA 572 Design Thesis Studio