A native of Sheffield, England, but resident in Fayetteville Arkansas since 2007, Dr. Carl Smith is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Arkansas. Carl has a Bachelor of Science with honors in Environmental Science from the University of Lancaster and a Master’s degree in landscape design and a doctorate in sustainable housing design from the University of Sheffield. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Urban Design from the University of Newcastle. Carl is a Royal Chartered Landscape Architect and has practiced landscape and urban design throughout the UK. His projects have included town extension master plans; townscape analyses and strategies; park and greenway master plans; and concepts and detailed designs for a wide range of public spaces. Carl teaches studios in sustainable housing, urban design, park-planning and regional character in the landscape, as well as classes in hand-drawing and land-grading. His primary research focuses on the implementation of sustainable design and development, with a particular focus on housing environments. Carl has been published in Landscape; Urban Design; Vista; Green Places; Sustain; the Journal of Urban Design; and the International Journal of Art and Design Education. He is also primary author of the book Sustainable Residential Landscapes: A Checklist Tool, which was published internationally by Wiley-Blackwell in September 2007. Carl has delivered lectures on sustainable housing issues in Europe, South America and the USA to bodies such as The British Landscape Institute, The American Society of Landscape Architects, The American Planning Association, The International Federation of Landscape Architects and The European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools.