Mackenzie Waller

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture
Deans' Equity and Inclusion Initiative Fellow


  • Landscape Architecture
  • School of Landscape Architecture and Planning
Mackenzie Waller

CAPLA East Building


  • Master of Architecture, University of Washington
  • Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington
  • BA in Political Economy, University of California, Berkeley


Mackenzie Waller is a landscape architect, urban designer and assistant professor at the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona. Her work centers on environmental and spatial justice in the urban built environment. Her current research interests explore how the mediums of story, wildlife and play can serve as strategies to co-create desired futures. Her project experience began in environmental restoration and expanded to interdisciplinary approaches to neighborhood and urban public space design. She was formerly a lecturer in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington. She holds master's degrees in architecture and landscape architecture from the University of Washington and a BA in Political Economy from UC Berkeley. You may view her professional work and student studio reports at

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