Partner and Director of Technology
As Partner of Digital Practice and Director of Technology at OLIN, Christian evaluates, oversees, and implements emergent design technologies and digital design processes. He has more than 18 years’ experience in both landscape architecture and the technology sector, enabling him to identify solutions that continually evolve OLIN’s digital capabilities used to represent and communicate the studio’s design acumen. He is a past member of an advisory board at Gehry Techologies, a strategic alliance of design professionals dedicated to transforming the effectiveness of the building industry through the use of technology.
Prior to joining OLIN, Christian held positions as a land planner, landscape designer, AutoCAD manager, project manager, as well as an Information Technology consultant and Senior Systems Administrator. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Temple University, as well as post graduate studies in Digital Design, Information Systems, and Network Engineering. Current areas of focus include information modeling/BIM for landscapes, digital fabrication technologies, and researching/developing applicable uses for experimental sensing technologies in the landscape.