Dr. Marty Matlock is a professor of Ecological Engineering in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas. He is Executive Director for the Office for Sustainability at the University of Arkansas and Area Director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability in the Arkansas Division of Agriculture.
Matlock received his Ph.D. in Biosystems Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1996. He is a registered professional engineer (Texas) and a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE). Matlock integrates design, science, and policy to enhance ecological services in built and non-built landscapes. His collaborations with the UA Community Design Center have garnered more than 20 national and international design awards, including:
2011-2012 ACSA Collaborative Practice Award. Low Impact Development: a design manual for urban areas by the American Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
2011 American Society of Landscape Architects Award of Excellence in Communications: Low Impact Development: a design manual for urban areas.
2011 American Institute of Architecture Honors Award in Regional and Urban Design: Low Impact Development: a design manual for urban areas, developed by UACDC and the UA Ecological Engineering Group under a grant from the U.S. EPA and the ANRC
2011 EDRA Great Places Book Award: Finalist. Environmental Design Research Association (ERDA), for Low Impact Development: a design manual for urban areas
2010 American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Education Honors Award. Porchscapes: An Affordable LEED for Neighborhood Development.
2010 Residential Architect Design Merit Award (AIA). Porchscapes: An Affordable LEED for Neighborhood Development.
2009 American Architecture Awards sponsored by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design. The award for “Porchscapes: A LEED Neighborhood Development”.
2009 AIA Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Porchscapes: An Affordable LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND).
2009 Progressive Architecture Award from Architect magazine. The Progressive Architecture Awards (P/A), along with the American Institute of Architects Honor Awards, are the most venerated.
E-mail: Marty Matlock