LA Guest Lecture: Shannon Nichol

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Via Videoconference - Details to be announced closer to event date.


University of Guelph - Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series presents:

Shannon Nichol,  FASLA and Co-founder and Principal of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) Ltd.

Lecture on "Drawing Common Ground"

Shannon Nichol is a founding partner of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol. Her recent and current projects include India Basin Shoreline Park in San Francisco, the Burke Museum at the University of Washington in Seattle, and the Seattle Residence: Native Gardens.

Shannon’s designs, including Millennium Park’s Lurie Garden, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus, and Boston’s North End Parks, are widely recognized for being deeply embedded in their neighbourhoods and natural contexts. Shannon’s work incorporates complex functions into simple frameworks and refined landforms.

Shannon is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects and an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects (Seattle). She and her partners received the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Landscape Architecture in 2011, and GGN is the recipient of the 2017 ASLA National Landscape Architecture Firm Award. The firm’s project awards include ASLA National Awards of Excellence, ASLA and AIA Honor Awards for Design, Tucker Design Awards, and Great Places Awards from the Environmental Design Research Association. Shannon lectures internationally, frequently juries for design awards, and serves on advisory committees for universities and non-profits.

Lecture kindly supported by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects.  All welcome to attend.

Contact:  Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Coordinator:  Nadia Amoroso, Assistant Professor.

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