Thursday, October 22

Walter Hood, Hood Design, Oakland, California "Urban Landscapes + Provocations"

Friday November 13, 2009
Walter Hood, Hood Design, Oakland, California "Urban Landscapes + Provocations"
NOMA Reception @ 5:00 @ Genevieve Fisk Lerenger Architecture Center

Walter Hood is Professor and former Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and principal of Hood Design in Oakland, CA. Hood has worked in a variety of settings including architecture, landscape architecture, art, community and urban design, planning and research. He was a fellow at the American Academy in Rome in Landscape Architecture, 1997. He has exhibited and lectured on his professional projects and theoretical works nationally and abroad. His work was recently featured in the "Open, New Designs For Public Spaces", Van Allen Institute, NY, and his firm designed the gardens and landscape for the New De Young Museum, San Francisco with Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron. He is currently designing the landscape for the Autry National Museum in Los Angeles, CA,; designing an archeological garden within the context of the South Lawn Project at the University of Virginia, and developing a set of monuments and markers for a six mile waterfront trail in Oakland, CA.

Also in January:

Gensler + Master of Community Development Program Lecture

Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Design Center Panel and Lecture, Cleveland + Detroit "Design Centers as Operative Change"
Detroit Collaborative Design Center, Dan Pitera, Director Cleveland Urban Design Center, Terri Swartz, Urban Planner Detroit Community Design Center, Craig Wilkins, Director

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