Rosamond Fletcher is Director of Programs at the Design Trust for Public Space, a nationally-recognized incubator that transforms and evolves New York City’s landscape with public agencies and community collaborators. Her current projects include:Future Culture: Connecting Staten Island’s Waterfront in partnership with Staten Island Arts, and the participation of NYC Economic Development Corporation, area developers, and a community working group; Opening the Edge: Reimagining Green Space At Wald Houses in partnership with New York City Housing Authority, and the participation of artist Jane Greengold and a community design team; and El-Space, the pilot phase of Under the Elevated: Reclaiming Space, Connecting Communities in partnership with NYC Department of Transportation, and the participation of Industry City and Rockaway Waterfront Alliance. Past projects include Laying the Groundwork: Vibrant Street Life and Quality Ground-Floor Uses for Affordable Housing with NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, The World’s Park: Reconnecting a Regional Park with its Neighbors with the Queens Museum and NYC Department of Parks &Recreation (NYC Parks), and Five Borough Farm with Added Value, Farming Concrete, and NYC Parks.
Previously, Rosamondworked at the Center for Architecture/AIA NY on projects including Glimpses of New York and Amsterdam in 2040 and Jugaad Urbanism: Resourceful Strategies for Indian Cities. She has consulted with the Finnish Cultural Institute in NY. Rosamond teaches courses on community-based urbanism and placemaking at NYU School of Professional Studies. She has also taught architecture and design at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Georgia Institute of Technology. Rosamond holds a Master of Environmental Design from the Yale School of Architecture, and a BArch and BFA from RISD.