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Olin : placemaking

Author: Laurie Olin
Publisher: New York : Monacelli Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 a leading landscape architecture firm in the United States, Olin is at the forefront of this movement with completed projects across the country and in Europe." "In dialogues with noted colleagues and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Olin
ISBN: 9781580932103 158093210X
OCLC Number: 213846238
Description: 297 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: Introduction / John R. Stilgoe --
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.
Responsibility: Laurie Olin [and others] ; introduction by John R. Stilgoe.
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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 a leading landscape architecture firm in the United States, Olin is at the forefront of this movement with completed projects across the country and in Europe." "In dialogues with noted colleagues and collaborators, each of the partners articulates a personal vision and philosophy of landscape and design."--Jacket.

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