Nathan Heavers, ASLA
Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center,
1001 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314
Contemporary and historical arboreta
The National Mall
Rock Creek National Park
Cultivating Landscape: Taxonomies,
Scholarship in Landscape Architecture
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. (in review). The Evolving Arboreta of the National Mall in Washington: 19th Century to Present. Landscape Journal.
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