Leila Tolderlund works as an assistant professor (CTT) and associate chair in the Landscape Architecture Department at University of Colorado Denver. She focuses on public health urban living systems design, planning and theory, and enjoys critical innovate design thinking for inside-outside transitions. Her main area of focus in both research and practice is green roofs, green walls and living systems and is an often-used speaker at national and international green infrastructure conferences. Tolderlund is LEED and GRP accredited and practices landscape architecture in her own firm - primarily on projects related to green roofs, living walls and green facades. She has taught graduate level classes in the College of Architecture and Planning since 2006.