Caroline Westort

Caroline Westort PhD

Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture
Equity Advisor

Signature Research Areas


(515) 294-7011

Campus Office: 480 Design

Mailing Address
Landscape Architecture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011


ABChemistry, EnglishBowdoin College --1986

MLALandscape ArchitectureHarvard University --1993

PhDComputational Geography, University of Zürich, Switzerland --1998


Research Interests

Landscape parametric modeling and design coding with application focus on climate positive agricultural design to mitigate climate change. Algorithm design for discrete landscape primitives for LIM development, and automated machine guidance and control (AMG).