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Meghan Mick

Published June 14, 2020

Assistant Professor
Department of Interior Architecture and Design


Areas of Responsibility

Undergraduate and graduate teaching; research; service


Meghan Mick is an Assistant Professor at Florida State University with a diverse background in design practice and a LEED Accredited Professional. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, she worked in graphic design and advertising for five years. Her interest in natural science and love of design-led her to graduate school at the College of Design at NC State University for a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture. Since that time, she has worked in the practice with a focus on connecting people to nature and place through design. Her research interests include the role of environmental graphics in place making and biophilic design to further connect indoor and outdoor environments for the health and well-being of people and the natural world.


B.A. Fine Arts, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 1998

M.L.A. Landscape Architecture, College of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 2006

Teaching Areas

Sustainable Design

Communication Graphics

Design Fundamentals

Social & Psychological Aspects of Design

Research Areas

Biophilic Design, Environmental Graphics, Design to cultivate the connection between people and place for improved well-being and quality of life

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

  • Project Manager/Lead Designer for the Trust for Public Land Florida Coastal Access Program Parks:
    • Island View Park, Innerarity Point Park, Captain Leonard Destin Park, and Lynn Haven Bayou Park & Preserve
    • Discovery at Cascades
    • HOPE Community Playscape
    • Healing Garden, Ronald McDonald House of Tallahassee
  • Mick, Meghan, & Hill-Binkley, Sandy. (Presented 2012, April). Natural Playground Design: Maximizing Creative Opportunities Outside. National Head Start Association Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. (National)
  • Mick, Meghan, & Milburn, Lee-Anne. (Presented by Milburn, L.A. 2006, June). Sustainable Water-Ground Relationships: Shifting Dynamics Between Humans and Ecology in Urban Stream Systems. Poster presentation at Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia. (International)
  • Inductee (2006), Tau Sigma Delta, NCSU College of Design
  • Inductee (2004), Phi Kappa Phi, NCSU College of Design

Professional Certifications and Associations

Full Member, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2006-Present

LEED Accredited Professional, July 2007