May 22, 2014
One of the best known landscape architects practicing today, Laurie Olin is founding partner of OLIN, recipient of the 2008 Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for excellence and innovation. In 2012, President Obama awarded him the National Medal of Arts. Recent projects include the new Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia and Director Park, a active and versatile urban plaza in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Olin has taught at the University of Pennsylvania for 40 years and is the author of many books and essays.
Image: Bryant Park, New York, NY. Photo: © OLIN / Sahar Coston-Hardy.
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