Terry Guen, FASLA
Millennium Park Master Landscape Architect, Terry Guen Design Associates
Terry Guen is Principal and Founder of Chicago-based Terry Guen Design Associates. As Millennium Park Master Landscape Architect, she was responsible for the design and implementation of Millennium Park’s entire 25 acre landscape. Working with Gustafson Guthrie Nichol as Lurie Garden’s local landscape architect, she worked with contractors to implement the design, including procurement of plants, and layout of Piet Oudolf’s perennial plant display.
Terry is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects. While her thirty year career spans complex ecological planning, design, and construction of public urban landscapes in the Midwest and East Coast US, locally she has been designer of many favorite Chicago public spaces
TGDA’s “Design for Life” ethic has transformed Communities, Cities, and the Region, bringing visionary planning and design of natural and civic spaces and mitigation of climate effects to major public initiatives. TGDA designs healthy places which people love and return to. Based upon her leadership vision Terry was appointed by President Obama as member and landscape architecture expert, to the federal Advisory Council for Historic Preservation.
Aside from her practice, Terry teaches in the Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, and resides with her three sons in Oak Park, Illinois.