URI Landscape Architecture Lectures 2015-2016 


Landscape Architecture Lecture Series

Lectures begin at 7pm and are held in the Weaver Auditorium on the Kingston Campus of URI.

This series is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, Bartlett Tree Experts and the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Catherine Seavitt lecture is being co-sponsored by Rhode Island Sea Grant.

All lectures are free and open to the public. The lecture halls are handicapped accessible. General questions about the series can be directed to 401.874.2983 or to wagre@uri.edu.

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September 24, 2015

Kyle Zick, Kyle Zick Landscape Architecture, Boston, MA
Title: Landscape Architecture Storytelling

October 8, 2015

Elizabeth Kennedy, Elizabeth Kennedy Landscape Architect, Principal, Brooklyn, NY
Title: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! The Evolution of a Small Practice, and a Path (of sorts) for the Future

November 19, 2015

Kim Mathews, ASLA, Partner, Mathews Nielsen, New York, NY
Title:  Contemporary Landscape Practice:  Transformation through Design

December 3, 2015

Erin Muir, Partner, The Figure Ground Studio, NY and RI and Nicholas Healy, CRJA/IBI Group, Boston, MA
Title: “Covering ground from Portland, Oregon to Abu Dhabi, UAE: Young practitioners reflect on water, resilience and design”

March 3, 2016

Toby Wolf, Principal, Wolf Landscape Architecture Westwood, MA
Title:   Just enough wildness: Designing places that connect people with the natural world”

March 31, 2016

Chris Reed, STOSS Landscape Urbanism, Boston, MA

April 14, 2016

Emily McCoy, Andropogon, Philadelphia, PA
Title: Craft, Research, and Practice: performance-based design in landscape architecture.

April 28, 2016

Catherine Seavitt, ASLA, AIA LEED-AP, Catherine Seavitt Studio, NY, NY
Title: “Shifting Sands: Sedimentary Cycles for Jamaica Bay”

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