DGDA Collaborators

We are a multi-disciplinary team—comprised of innovative architects, landscape architects, engineers, scientists, planners, researchers and futurists—who share a passion for our environment and a commitment to identify a network of tactical, scalable and deployable interventions that can harness the resilience of the Bay Area.


   Byron Kuth    FAIA, LEED AP, Kuth Ranieri Architects

Byron Kuth

FAIA, LEED AP, Kuth Ranieri Architects

   Elizabeth Ranieri    FAIA, LEED AP, Kuth Ranieri Architects

Elizabeth Ranieri

FAIA, LEED AP, Kuth Ranieri Architects

   Will Travis    Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning and Regulatory Compliance

Will Travis

Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning and Regulatory Compliance

   Mark Stacey    Ph.D, M.S., B.A.S, UC Berkeley, Environmental Engineer, Estuarine Hydrodynamics + Infrastructure Interactions

Mark Stacey

Ph.D, M.S., B.A.S, UC Berkeley, Environmental Engineer, Estuarine Hydrodynamics + Infrastructure Interactions

   Keith Bowers    PLA, FASLA, PWS, Biohabitats, Urban + Coastal Ecology/ Design/Engineering

Keith Bowers

PLA, FASLA, PWS, Biohabitats, Urban + Coastal Ecology/
Design/Engineering

   Tom Leader    FASLA, TLS Landscape Architecture

Tom Leader

FASLA, TLS Landscape Architecture

   Lisa Matthiessen    FAIA, LEED Fellow, Urban Fabrick, Sustainability and Community Engagement                                                              

Lisa Matthiessen

FAIA, LEED Fellow, Urban Fabrick, Sustainability and Community Engagement                                                              

   Rodolphe el-Koury    Ph.D., Dean, University of Miami School of Architecture 

Rodolphe el-Koury

Ph.D., Dean, University of Miami School of Architecture 

   Dr. Jayme Canton    Global Futurist - Forecasting, Future of Smart Cities, Science and Technology Advisor                                                          

Dr. Jayme Canton

Global Futurist - Forecasting, Future of Smart Cities, Science and Technology Advisor                                                          

   Adi Shamir-Baron    Ph.D., Executive Director, Van Alen Institute

Adi Shamir-Baron

Ph.D., Executive Director, Van Alen Institute