LA Guest Lecture: Laurie Olin

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University of Guelph - Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series presents:

Laurie Olin, Partner at OLIN Studio and Emeritus Professor of Landscape Architecture at University of Pennsylvania, PA. 

"Practice, Research, Patience" 

Laurie is a distinguished teacher, author, and one of the most renowned landscape architects practicing today. From vision to realization, he has guided many of OLIN’s signature projects, including the Washington Monument Grounds in Washington, DC to Bryant Park in New York City and the Getty Center in Los Angeles. His recent projects include the award-winning Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Apple Park in Cupertino.

Laurie studied civil engineering at the University of Alaska and architecture at the University of Washington. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University. Laurie is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and recipient of the 2012 National Medal of Arts, the Vincent Scully Prize from the National Building Museum.

Head shot of Laurie OlinImage:  Laurie Olin

Lecture is kindly supported by a gift from the Jack and Gerry Vandergrift Memorial Fund.

All welcome to attend.  If you are interested in joining, please email Shayla Spalding, student guest lecture assistant.

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

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