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current work

Gordon Brent INGRAM email: studio[the at symbol]  |  gordon_brent_ingram1966[the at symbol] vitae 2017 March – Gordon Brent BROCHU-INGRAM vitae These scarlet emperor runner beans, Phaseolus coccineus, evolved in cool mountain conditions in Central America and are increasingly grown in Vancouver and other parts of the South Coast of British Columbia (including in containers on roof […]

expertise | projects | activism | leadership

My work centres on development, evaluation and teaching (including research supervision) of innovative environmental planning and design methods extending to contemporary visual culture including, ·networks of open space and protected areas especially those initiated by indigenous communities and governments, ·conception, development, and curation of related public, environmental, and site-based art along with photographic document. ·planning and […]

regional knowledge

detail in a pavilion, Hiran Minar, Sheikapura, Pakistan, January 2004, photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram ·islands, coastal areas and remaining forested mountains in the Pacific Rim particularly in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, China and more remote parts of the Pacific coast of Canada ·the Sahel of west Africa and, in particular, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, […]


Fountain at dusk, Shalimar Gardens, Lahore, February 2004 photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram EDUCATION University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Planning, 1989, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, College of Environmental Design with a focus on social and institutional factors and related stakeholder analysis in biodiversity conservation and environmental design of […]

awards & distinctions

garden workers, Tchintoulous, November 1985 from the 1991 photoessay, Gardens of Despair: Tuareg responses to desertification, Aïr Mountains, Niger / Jardins De Désespoir: Réaction des Tuaregs devant l’expansion du désert, montagne de l’Aïr, Niger, Royal Institute of British Architects Gallery, London, 16 inch x 20 inch black and white photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram ·Lambda […]

field research on regional ecosystems

·Pakistan: 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007. ·United Arab Emirates & Oman: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007. ·Bangladesh: 2000. ·Brunei & Philippines: 1994. ·China: 1991, 1993. ·Sahel of West Africa: Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso & Cameroon 1984 to 1986. ·Yemen 1984. ·Indonesia 1982, 1986, 1987 to 1991. ·California 1978 to 1983, 1998. ·British Columbia 1974 to […]

field research on cultural landscapes

Pavilion, Hiran Minar, Sheikupura, Pakistan, January 2004 photography by Gordon Brent Ingram ·Urbanization (of Dubai and Abu Dhabi) and the more traditional cultural landscapes of the northern United Arab Emirates and Oman 2003 to present. ·Historic and contemporary open space in Pakistan and India with an emphasis on the Salt Range of the northern Punjab […]

professional & advisory appointments

Mount Maxwell Ecological Reserve, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, August 1993, photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram Associate Dean for Environmental Projects and Sustainability and Associate Professor in Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia  2006 to 2008, with responsibilities including: oco-facilitating of and providing administrative support for the campus-wide task on policy development […]

grants & other funded research

tiles, Shrine of Baha-ud-Din Zakaria, Multan, Pakistan 3 March 2007, photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram Except where indicated, all funding obtained was as the primary investigator. Institutional applications made by Ingram on behalf of a research group that included him are indicated with this symbol: ^^^   2014    A la recherche de certaines récoltes presque […]

select public service & pro bono advising

clearcut adjacent to Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway line, February 1990, photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram ·Advising on the restoration of the historical landscape and native forests of the park for the Moghal hunting lodge, Hiran Minar, Sheikupura, Pakistan, 2004 to present. ·Advising to the Leadership for Environment and Development Organisation (LEAD) – Lahore, Pakistan, 2002, […]