Stephen R. J. Sheppard

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Stephen R. J. Sheppard

PhD, ASLA, Professor,
Director of CALP
Faculty of Applied Sciences, School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture; Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, UBC
Tel:(604) 822-6582   Fax:(604) 822-9106
Email: stephen.sheppard@ubc.ca

Stephen teaches in sustainable landscape planning, aesthetics, and visualization in the Faculty of Forestry and Landscape Architecture programme at UBC. He received a BA/MA in Agricultural and Forest Sciences at Oxford, a MSc. in Forestry at UBC, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Planning at UC. Berkeley. He directs the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP), an interdisciplinary research group using perception-testing and immersive/interactive visualization to support public awareness and collaborative planning on sustainability issues. He has over 30 years’ experience in environmental assessment and public participation internationally. He has written or co-written two books on visual simulation, and co-edited “Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics”, Volume 6 in the IUFRO Research series.  Current research interests lie in perceptions of climate change, the aesthetics of sustainability, and visualization theory and ethics.  See Stephen’s UBC Faculty of Forestry CV