Nina Claire Napawan
UC Davis Landscape Architecture + Environmental Design - Assistant Professor
Claire Napawan is an associate professor of landscape architecture in the Department of Human Ecology at UC Davis. She is trained as an architect, landscape architect, and urban designer, and has designed and studied urban environments throughout the world for over ten years. Her research focuses on urban public spaces and their contribution to urban resilience. She believes urban resilience requires community participation, and that designers and decision makers need to explore new techniques for integrating urban communities with determining the future of their built environments.