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Heather Clendenin

Director, School of Landscape Architecture

Heather is a licensed landscape architect in California and was the Program Director for the Landscape Architecture Certificate Program at UC Berkeley Extension where she initiated and directed the Sustainable Environmental Design and Stewardship Professional Sequence program. She has worked on projects including the Advanced Concepts Center for General Motors in Malibu, Columbia University’s athletic training center in the City of New York, Carousel Park Playground at the Santa Monica Pier, the masterplan for Claremont’s Harvey Mudd College and General Motors Corporate Headquarters in Thousand Oaks. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design from U.C. Berkeley and a Masters degree in Landscape Architecture (MLA) from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

Yasmine Farazian

Full-Time Faculty

With 7 years of experience at a local San Francisco Master Planning, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture firm, Yasmine has had the opportunity to focus on projects of varying scales. Yasmine's strong design, communication, and graphic skills have allowed her to work as a project and production manager on projects such as The 1st ACT Vision for Downtown San Jose, The NASA Research Park at Moffett Field and The Coldstream Master Plan in Truckee, California.