Clare Cooper Marcus

Professor Emerita in the Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
University of California at Berkeley

Clare Cooper Marcus is professor emerita in the Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of California at Berkeley. She is the principal of Healing Landscapes, a consulting firm that specializes in user-needs analysis related to the programming and design of outdoor spaces in healthcare settings. She is internationally recognized for her research on the social and psychological implications of design, particularly urban open space, affordable housing, and environments for children and the elderly. She has lectured and consulted in the United States, Canada, Britain, Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Italy, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, and China. Marcus has been recognized for her work with awards from the AIA, ASLA ,the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation. She has authored, coauthored, and edited numerous publications, including notably Housing As If People Mattered (1986), People Places (1990), House as a Mirror of Self (1995), and Healing Gardens (1999).


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What We See
Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs
Janine Benyus, Hillary Brown, Robert Cowan, David Crombie, Pierre Desrochers, Matias Sendoa Echanove, Nan Ellin, Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Hon AIA, MD, Jan Gehl, Arlene Goldbard, Roberta Brandes Gratz, Ken Greenberg, Nabeel Hamdi, Chester Hartman, Sanford Ikeda, Allan Jacobs, Daniel Kemmis, Samuli Leppälä, Jamie Lerner, Elizabeth Macdonald, Clare Cooper Marcus, Richard Register, Mary Rowe, Janette Sadik-Khan, Saskia Sassen, Ronald Shiffman, FAICP, Honorary AIA, Robert Sirman, Michael Sorkin, Rahul Srivastava, James Stockard, Ray Suarez, Deanne Taylor, Alexie Torres-Flemming, Susan Witt, Peter Zlonicky
An enlivening discussion of critical issues affecting our cities and economies, What We See revises the insights of urbanist-activist Jane Jacobs through the fresh observations of leading contemporary thinkers in many fields.





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