Columbus Circle Explored at MAD

Laurie Olin presented his redesign of Columbus Circle at a public event held at the Museum of Art and Design in NYC. Olin described how his designed transformed Columbus Circle from an abandoned traffic circle into an active, dynamic, social space at the center of New York City. He was joined by Tom Finkelpearl, Executive…

Cooper-Hewitt Museum Honors OLIN

OLIN is the recipient of the 2008 National Design Award for Landscape Design from the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. The award, presented by the Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Parks and Recreation Adrian Benepe at a ceremony held at the Museum, was bestowed to the partners of OLIN for creating timeless places that enhance…

Cornell’s Weill Hall Opens

OLIN and architect Richard Meier celebrated the opening of Weill Hall at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. OLIN CEO & Partner Lucinda Sanders designed a landscape inspired by Meier’s building as well as the inherent nature of the site. Over two-thirds of the new landscape is over structure, including underground laboratories, lecture halls and…

Lucinda Sanders Joins LAF Board

CEO & Partner Lucinda Sanders has been appointed to the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Board of Directors. The mission of the LAF is to support the preservation, improvement and enhancement of the environment. “We are very grateful to Lucinda for volunteering her expertise on the LAF Board of Directors. Her forward-thinking approach, creativity and diverse…

2008 ASLA Annual Conference

The 2008 ASLA Annual Conference was held in OLIN’s hometown of Philadelphia. OLIN hosted a number of events in conjunction with the conference including guided tours of OLIN projects in Philadelphia, alumni receptions for the UVA School of Landscape Architecture and Harvard GSD, as well as an open house for conference attendees interested in learning…

Dennis McGlade Joins CLF Board

Dennis McGlade has been appointed to the National Board of Directors of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), the only not-for-profit foundation in America dedicated to increasing the public’s awareness of the importance and legacy of cultural landscapes. TCLF President Charles Birnbaum stated, “I am pleased that the thoughtful designer of such celebrated projects as the…