Green Festival Speakers

Josiah Raison Cain



Josiah Cain is an innovative landscape architect, designer and integrated systems pioneer who has provided ecologicallydriven consultation, master planning and design for clients in the hospitality, campus, civic, and residential sectors for the past 18 years. He has been a featured speaker at major conferences and universities in addition to teaching courses at UC Davis, Sonoma State University, and Esalen Institute. Professionally he has lead project teams for civic clients including the New York Dept. of Environmental Protection(DEP), University of California, and the California Academy of Sciences. He is currently a Partner at Design Ecology, a multidisciplinary design firm specializing in green roofs, living walls, and integrated water management solutions. Raised on a remote homestead in Northern California, Josiah currently holds a BSLA from University of California at Davis and a Master of Design Technology ; Environment from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.