Georine Pierre is an Associate Research Scholar at the Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes (CRCL). Georine contributes research to the threats and opportunities that gas exploration, rapid growth, climate change, and related factors pose to northern Mozambique, as well as opportunities to improve planning in Palma, Mozambique through natural capital and nature-based infrastructure.
Prior to joining CRCL, Georine was a research assistant for the 2018 ARCHITECT R+D award-winning project, Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab and the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge for SCAPE Studio’s Public Sediment team. She also worked as a teaching assistant for UC Berkeley's Y-Plan through a pilot public education project with the Port of Oakland to introduce project design challenges to reduce the effects of climate change and educate about rising sea level within the Bay Area. She holds a Master in Architecture from the California College of the Arts (CCA) and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning. During her time at CCA, Georine was awarded the Kaz Baba Memorial Travel Grant to pursue her thesis research in Accra, Ghana. Her thesis focused on the complex landscape of Agbogbloshie, a village area impacted by the processing of globally produced e-waste.