Scott is a designer and systems thinker with a focus on infrastructure that supports long term cultural goals in cities, organizations and ecosystems. Scott's background in architecture, urbanism, construction, and consulting inform the high value he places on engaging stakeholders directly in the design process.
As the founder of several international communities of practice integrating forests and the built environment including Cities4Forests, Wood at Work and The Future of Forest Work and Communities, Scott offers unique insights into the socio-cultural and ecological dimensions of wood urbanism and thriving forests. Scott has taught at the McGill School of Architecture, Michael Graves College, Parsons The New School for Design, Stanford in New York, and The University of Kentucky School of Architecture. He holds architecture degrees from the University of Toronto and MIT.