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Olin Placemaking

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ISBN-10: 158093210X

ISBN-13: 9781580932103

Edition: 2008

Authors: Dennis C. McGlade, Robert J. Bedell, Lucinda R. Sanders, Susan K. Weiler, Laurie Olin

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With increased attention to sustainability and environmental concerns, landscape architects now lead teams of urban planners and architects in developing new outdoor space and reconfiguring existing designs. As the preeminent landscape architecture firm in the United States, Olin is at the forefront of this movement with completed projects across the country and in Europe. The firm was awarded the gold medal of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the profession's highest honor, in 2006. Well-known for the restorations of Bryant Park behind the New York Public Library and the landscape of the Washington Monument, Olin is also recognized for the dramatic transformation of a…    
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List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Monacelli Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/30/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 1.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.982
Language: English

Olin was founded byLaurie Olinin 1976. In addition to Olin, the firm has five partners:Dennis C. McGlade,Robert J. Bedell,Lucinda R. Sanders,Susan K. Weiler, andDavid A. Rubin. The Olin office is in the historic Public Ledger Building, overlooking Independence Mall in Philadelphia. John R. Stilgoe,Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape at Harvard University, is the author of numerous books, includingTrain Time, Outside Lies Magic, Lifeboat, andLandscapes and Images. The author lives in Philadelphia, PA.

MICHAEL E. S. FRANKEL is a seasoned finance and business development executive with extensive experience in M&As, complex finance transactions, corporate strategy, and business development transactions. He has led more than 100 transactions and has worked on hundreds more. He served as vice president of business development at GE Consumer Finance- Americas. Previously, he was vice president of corporate development at VeriSign, Inc. While at VeriSign, he led a development team that was responsible for substantially increasing VeriSign's net income over a two-year period (closing over two dozen acquisitions and equity investments). Prior to joining VeriSign, Frankel was a vice president with…    

Introduction
The Unstated Goal: Laurie D. Olin, Michael Palmer
Bryant Park: New York
Bishopsgate: London
Vila Olimpica: Barcelona, Spain
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park: New York
The New Garden: Dennis C. McGlade and Kim Tripp
J. Paul Getty Center: Los Angeles, California
Mission Bay Master Plan: San Francisco, California
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden: Washington, D.C.
Midway Plaisance: Chicago, Illinois
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Conference Center: Salt Lake City, Utah
Art and Landscape: Susan K. Weiler and Jenny Holzer
Canary Wharf: London
Welles Sculpture Garden, Toledo Museum of Art: Toledo, Ohio
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Gap Headquarters: San Francisco, California
University of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Material Realization: Robert J. Bedell and Niall Kirkwood
Brancusi Ensemble: Targu-Jiu, Romania
Washington Monument: Washington, D.C.
Columbus Circle: New York
University of British Columbia, University Boulevard Competition: Vancouver, Canada
Syracuse Connective Corridor Competition: Syracuse, New York
The Spark of Ingenuity: David A. Rubin and Sean Timmons
United States Air Force Memorial: Arlington, Virginia
Camana Bay: Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies
United States Embassy: Berlin, Germany
University of California: Berkeley, California
The Presidio: San Francisco, California
Comcast Center: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Repositioning: Lucinda R. Sanders and Charles Waldheim
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