Alumni Profile

Natalie Yates

MLA 2008

Landscape Architecture

Natalie Yates is an assistant professor of landscape architecture at the Washington University in St. Louis Sam Fox School of Design. Yates’s scholarly work focuses on the intersections between transitional environments, evolving technology, and adaptable human experience. Her research interests are centered on blending traditional and cutting-edge representation techniques, developing new methods for geographic information systems (GIS) at the site scale, and the use and implications of sensory devices and pervasive technology on perceived spaces. Prior to joining the faculty at Washington University, Yates was a research fellow in the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio. She has published research at the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) National Conference and coauthored Modeling the Environment: Techniques and Tools for the 3D Illustration of Dynamic Landscapes (Wiley, 2012). Yates received a Master of Landscape Architecture from LSU in 2008.