Lex is a landscape designer and planner who provides expertise in mapping and data analytics, using GIS and parametric software like Grasshopper. He leads the firm’s work to visualize complex data and underlying patterns that might otherwise go unseen. Lex is involved in a range of resiliency planning projects, and brings an analytical lens to issues related to flooding, heat, accessibility, health, and socio-economics. With a broad set of experience in landscape, site, and urban design projects at multiple scales and across the country, Lex is skilled at using mapping to direct resilience planning strategies unique to scale, location, and character.
Lex has worked on site analysis and project design on stormwater management landscape projects along the Gulf Coast and East Coast. He led mapping for planning and strategy reports for six coastal parishes in the LA SAFE Resilience Plan, and leads data visualization for the ongoing Gentilly Resilience District planning in New Orleans. Lex has also led coordination of stormwater modeling with engineers and translated results into clear graphics for studies in New Orleans, including green infrastructure networks in City Park.
With stakeholders and collaborators, he has participated in design workshops and continues to contribute mapping and urban design for resilience projects in Norfolk and Hampton, Virginia. Lex has also participated in workshops and colloquia for the Living With Water Houston effort, which proposes resilient projects for study areas that were affected by Hurricane Harvey. He is currently working on Resilient Ready Tampa Bay, a regional plan for six coastal counties.