Kelly Murphy

  • Adjunct Professor

Kelly Murphy teaches representation in the MLA program at Illinois Institute of Technology and is a designer at Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects. Her work investigates representation as both a graphic and narrative communication tool that empowers landscape architecture to be a conduit for environmental and social change. With professional roots in design-build, Murphy is driven by material nuances and the collaborative design process.


B.S. in Landscape Architecture, The Ohio State University
M.L.A., Harvard University


Natural Talent Design Competition for U. S. Green Buildings Council First Place in Region (2006)

Faculty Award in Landscape Architecture (2005, 2007)

American Society of Landscape Architecture Ohio Chapter Student Honor Award (2006)


Penny White Travel Grant (2013)

Professional Activities

Designer at Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects