OLIN at ASLA
The American Society of Landscape Architects 2011 Annual Meeting is being held this year in San Diego from October 30-November 2. A list of panel discussions featuring members of OLIN can be viewed after the jump. Visit the above link for a schedule of panels.
Is Your Firm an Elephant or a Cheetah?
As multidisciplinary approaches become increasingly popular in the field of design, OLIN CEO and Partner Lucinda Sanders participates in a panel exploring how landscape architecture firms can increase their competitiveness and assert their unique abilities to manage complex systems.
Funding Green Infrastructure
Green Infrastructure’s growing importance in the practice of landscape architecture is not always reflected in project budgets, as some consider this new field too experimental to be allocated limited funding. OLIN Partner and Director of Green Infrastructure Steven Benz addresses how firms can attract the vital public and private financing needed for innovative green infrastructure projects.
Achieving Sustainable Sites
Pursuing LEED and SITES certification has become an important part of new landscape architecture projects. Experts in sustainable design including OLIN Partner and Director of Green Infrastructure Steven Benz discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these two influential grading systems.
How Do We Shape the New American City?
OLIN Partner Laurie OLIN joins a diverse panel of leaders in urban design, urban history, sustainability, New Urbanism and Landscape Urbanism to discuss how designers can influence the continuing development of urban spaces and communities throughout the United States.
CEO Roundtable: New Models for Future Practice
In an era marked by financial uncertainty and an increasingly competitive marketplace, this session’s roundtable of notable CEOs, including OLIN Partner and CEO Lucinda Sanders, focuses on how local, national and global forces affect their business’ present and future.
Evidence: Toward Performance Based Design
OLIN Partner and Director of Research Skip Graffam brings his expertise in cutting-edge research platforms to this session, exploring the best practices for assessing the performance of landscapes with respect to comprehensive measures of sustainability.
Arc International Wildlife Crossing Competition
In an effort to find innovative means to encourage landscape connectivity and create safer roadways for wildlife and motorists, OLIN Associate Tiffany Beamer presents the firm’s submission to the ARC International Wildlife Crossing Design Competition.
Back Story of Building Well
As most landscape architects can attest, actualizing construction documents can be fraught with conceptual and organizational challenges. OLIN Partner Susan Weiler shares first-hand experiences of advancing principles of good design under difficult circumstances.
Information Sharing in the 21st Century Design Studio
OLIN Library and Archives Manager Karl-Rainer Blumenthal shares OLIN’s efforts to manage the information it produces and ensure its collaborative use within the studio in an era where vast amounts of knowledge are just a Google search away