The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art will begin a master planning process headed by Cooper Robertson, a renowned New York-based architecture and urban design firm that will work in partnership with OLIN. To be conducted over the next eight months, the master plan will encompass a vision for the Brandywine to enhance its operations, the beauty of its campus and provide for inspiring spaces in which to view its renowned collection of American art. Partner Hallie Boyce will lead the OLIN team. Read the full press release here.
Partner Laurie Olin will be receiving an honorary Doctor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania at this year’s commencement ceremonies. In its announcement, Penn recognizes Laurie’s contributions to the field of landscape architecture and his decades of service, educating generations of leaders in the profession. Read more here.
OLIN has been commissioned to develop a design for a new 400-acre park in Southern Indiana, along the northern shore of the Ohio River. The project will rehabilitate and transform an expanse of waterfront lands, which for decades have been occupied with landfills and industrial facilities, into a rich cultural and civic asset for Southern Indiana and the Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area. The park was first envisioned by River Heritage Conservancy, a non-profit organization dedicated to implementing and managing a world-class park system along the northern shoreline of the Ohio Riverfront. The design will seek to regenerate and reforest the landscape, which has been dramatically shaped by both human intervention and the forces of nature. The project will also celebrate the land’s rich ecological and cultural legacy, which dates back to First Peoples’ communities established a millennium ago. Read OLIN’s full press release here.