Lydia Gikas Cook


Lydia Gikas Cook earned a Master of Landscape Architecture from the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University. She also holds both a Master and Bachelor of Business Administration, with concentrations in marketing and management, from Millsaps College. Lydia is project designer for the New Orleans Museum of Art Sculpture Garden, the Phillips Academy Campus Master Plan, and Baton Rouge City Hall Plaza. Her previous academic and professional work has engaged the role of landscape architecture within coastal Louisiana in the face of land loss and climate change, approaching these issues at multiple scales. Prior to joining Reed Hilderbrand, Lydia worked as a research assistant for the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio and interned for Spackman Mossop and Michaels.