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The American Spirit Of Landscape, Part II

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 22, 2012 01:08 AM
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by Eric last modified May 21, 2012

A lecture by Charles Birnbaum, an authority on landscape architecture of the 20th and 21st centuries will take place on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 7 pm. This is the second in a series of lectures on the American Spirit of Landscape organized by the Graycliff Conservancy. It will take place in the auditorium of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center at 1300 Elmwood Ave in Buffalo, NY. Details after the jump... Charles Birnbaum: Beyond the Silos:...




 

 

Screen shot 2012-05-21 at 9.00.51 AMA lecture by Charles Birnbaum, an authority on landscape architecture of the 20th and 21st centuries will take place on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 7 pm. This is the second in a series of lectures on the American Spirit of Landscape organized by the Graycliff Conservancy. It will take place in the auditorium of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center at 1300 Elmwood Ave in Buffalo, NY. Details after the jump...

Charles Birnbaum:
Beyond the Silos: Historic Preservation, Design and Cultural Landscape
 
Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, is the Founder and President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) in Washington, DC. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the American Academy in Rome. Prior to joining TCLF, Birnbaum spent fifteen years as the coordinator of the National Park Service Historic Landscape Initiative (HLI) and a decade in private practice in New York City with a focus on landscape preservation and urban design. He has written and edited numerous publications including Shaping the American Landscape (UVA Press, 2009), Design with Culture: Claiming America’s Landscape Heritage (UVA Press 2005), Preserving Modern Landscape Architecture (1999) and its follow-up publication, Making Post-War Landscapes Visible (2004, both for Spacemaker Press. He is a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post.
 
The lecture series is presented with support from the New York State Council on the Arts and with the cooperation of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, The Elmwood Village Association and the Richardson Restoration Corporation. Special thanks to Embassy Suites Buffalo. Details at Graycliff's website.

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