URI Landscape Architecture Lectures 2016-2017

2016-2017-lecture-series-final-8-5x14_1September 22 Matthew Cunningham, Principal, MCLD LLC, Stoneham, MA
Title: “Gardens Evolve”

October 6 Kona Gray, PLA, ASLA, Principal, EDSA, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Title: Global Design – “The Future of Landscape Architecture”

October 27 Mark Johnson, FASLA, President, Civitas, Denver, Colorado
Title: “Landscape Architects on the Leading Edge of Urbanism”

November 17 Gina Ford, ASLA, Principal, Sasaki Associates, Watertown, MA
Title: “Landscape Humanism in Practice”

December 1 Lara Ajemian ’07, Leblanc Jones Landscape Architects and Ken McClure ‘08, Halvorson Design Group, Boston MA
Title: TBA

March 2, Kristina Hill, Ph.D., Associate Professor Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, University of California at Berkeley
Title: “Strategies for future shores: An honest assessment of the unthinkable”

March 23 Tara Vincenta, ASLA, Principal, Artemis, Bridgeport, CT
Title: TBA

April 6 Cheri Ruane, ASLA, Spurr Design Group, Boston, MA
Title: TBA

April 20, Charles Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, President + CEO, The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Title: “Why Not Cultural Systems”

Lectures begin at 7:00 P.M. and will be held in the Chemistry Building BURP 105 on the Kingston Campus of URI. This series is co-sponsored by The College of Arts and Sciences, the Gaetano and Pasqualina Faella Memorial Endowment and the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Charles Birnbaum’s lecture is being cosponsored by Victor Stanley. All lectures are free and open to the public. The lecture halls are handicapped accessible. General questions about the series may be directed to 874-2983 or to wagre@uri.edu.