Daniel Winterbottom is a professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington and the founder of the department's design/build program. His firm, Winterbottom Design Inc., focuses their practice on healing/restorative gardens. His research interests include the landscape as a cultural expression, ecological urban design, and the role of restorative/healing landscapes in the built environment. He has been published widely in Northwest Public Health, Places, the New York Times, Seattle Times, Seattle P.I., and Landscape Architecture Magazine. He authored Wood in the Landscape and has contributed to several books on sustainable design, community gardens, therapeutic landscapes, and community service-learning. He has completed projects in Seattle, New York City, Bedford Hills New York, Mexico, Guatemala, Bosnia/Herzegovina, and Croatia. In 2006 he developed the Healing Garden Certificate program at the University of Washington and in 2009 he received the American Society of Landscape Architects Community Service Award.