Emily Vogler is a landscape architect whose work negotiates ecological and urban systems, aesthetics and performance, design and research to create a more just, creative and resilient land use system. Vogler graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was recipient of the Ian L. McHarg Prize for Excellence in Ecological Design and an ASLA Honors Award recipient. Following graduation, she worked at Michael Van Valkenburg Associates, where she was the project designer for the winning entry of the ARC Wildlife Crossing Design Competition and the Bloomingdale Trail, a three-mile trail and park constructed on an abandoned elevated railroad track in Chicago.
Vogler was the 2010 National Olmsted Scholar and is currently pursuing research on infrastructural regionalism. She is conducting a series of investigations into the relationship between rural and urban hydrological, ecological and agricultural systems and how landscape architects can help improve and enhance the health, function and understanding of these regional networks.