- School of Landscape Architecture
Maria Bellalta is the Dean and a faculty of the School of Landscape Architecture at the BAC. She holds a Masters of Landscape Architecture degree from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, and a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Norte Dame.
She is a former Design Director for the Cambridge studio of Martha Schwartz Partners where she oversaw multiple national and international billion dollars design ventures. Throughout her professional career, she has worked for prestigious design firms in the Boston area, including Sasaki Associates, Copley Wolff Design Group, and her own LTX Urban Landscapes Studio. She has worked on planning and urban design projects throughout the United States and the Middle East, with an emphasis on the sustainable design of civic spaces and new urban landscapes. In 2013, the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) awarded Maria a Research Fellowship to measure the performance of contemporary built landscapes.