Sarah Watling

Associate at Perkins Eastman DC
LEEP AP ND, washingon, District of Columbia
United States

Trained in landscape architecture, Sarah Watling is an Associate at Perkins Eastman, based out of their Washington D.C., office. Sarah’s work focuses on large-scale design and planning, and the integration of resilience considerations. Sarah is active in Resilient Design communities, and her involvement includes: 1) Organized and moderated the 5th annual AIA Northern Virginia Women in Architecture – Resilient Design Panel series exploring the Economics of Resilience, Resilience and Civic Culture and Resilience and the Environment. 2) The granting of funding to develop case studies for three of the most resilient cities in the world, Chicago, Toronto, and Stockholm. 3) Over three years project management of elements of DC’s The Wharf – Phase I, a waterfront development reconnecting the city to its’ waterfront. 4) The current assessment of The Wharf Phase I against the RELi standard to explore application of RELi to Phase II during design development. 5) Contributor to ULI’s Returns on Resilience report on The Wharf.