Robert D. Brown

Robert D. Brown is Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University. He is the senior author of Microclimatic Landscape Design and author of Landscape Assessment for Planning and Design.

Design With Microclimate

The Secret to Comfortable Outdoor Space

Robert Brown helps us see that a "thermally comfortable microclimate" is the very foundation of well-designed and well-used outdoor places. Brown argues that as we try to minimize human-induced changes to the climate and reduce our dependence on...