Nathan Heavers, ASLA
1001 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314
Contemporary and historical arboreta
The National Mall
Rock Creek National Park
LAR-4705 - Landscape Design and
LAR-5005 - Graduate Design Lab
LAR-5304G - ADV TS: Advanced
LAR-5724 - Scholarship in Landscape
Nathan Heavers researches and designs landscapes to extend the uses and beauty of urban forests, agroforests, and arboreta. His publications and award-winning projects focus on planting trees by design, calling attention to the cultural value of trees and tree collections.
MLA, 2009. Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania.
BA, 2000. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University.
Certificate, 2000. Visual Arts, Princeton University.
Heavers, N. (2017). Rural cemeteries and arboreta: A case of symbiosis or conflict at Arlington National Cemetery. European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools Conference Proceedings, University of Greenwich, London, England.
Heavers, N. (2017). The evolving arboreta of Washington’s monumental core: 19th century to present. Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes. Pages 1-14.
Heavers, N. (2016). Integrating Agroforestry Practices within the Springsbury Arboretum. In European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools. Rapperswil, Switzerland.
Heavers, N. (2016). Wayside Fruit: Considering the Productive Potential of Roadway Verges in Washington, DC, and Alexandria, VA. In International Federation of Landscape Architects. Turin, Italy: International Federation of Landscape Architects.
Heavers, N. (2015). Arboretum on the National Mall: A Study of Tree Labeling. In Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture. Landscape Research Record 4: Kansas State University.
Heavers, N. (2015). Finding and Mapping a Teaching Arboretum in Alexandria, Virginia. In European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools. Tartu, Estonia: European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools. Retrieved from http://www.eclas2015.ee/download