Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Information

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When: Thursday, February 18, 2016; from 5:30 -7:00 p.m.
Where: Harn Museum of Art located near the University of Florida

Featured speaker: Laurie Olin

Laurie Olin
Laurie Olin is a distinguished teacher, author, and one of the most renowned landscape architects practicing today.  From vision to realization, he has guided many of OLIN’s signature projects, which span the history of the studio from the Washington Monument Grounds and the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, The Getty Center in Los Angeles to Bryant Park in New York City. His recent projects include the AIA award-winning Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Simon and Helen Director Park in Portland, Oregon.
Laurie studied civil engineering at the University of Alaska and pursued architecture at the University of Washington, where Richard Haag encouraged him to focus on landscape. He is currently Practice Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has taught for forty years, and is former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University. Laurie is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and recipient of the 1998 Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He holds the 2011 American Society of Landscape Architects Medal, the society’s highest award for a landscape architect. He is the recipient of the 2012 National Medal of Arts, the highest lifetime achievement award for artists and designers bestowed by the National Endowment for the Arts and the President of the United States.

Thank you for helping us remember . . .
that which is the legacy of our Friend, Edward D. Stone Jr
Edward D. Stone, Jr. – Colleague, Mentor, Partner and Advisor  –  But to all, he was a Friend.
Ed, in his typically unselfish way, wished memorial contributions be made to benefit his favorite charities, church, hospice and minorities.  We in turn want to ensure that Ed Stone Jr. is remembered for his numerous contributions to the fields of landscape architecture and land planning through a visiting lecture series at the University of Florida.
His success story is unique in the profession of landscape architecture. His professional leadership over 50 years earned him the professions highest honor – The American Society of Landscape Architects Medal.   He will be forever remembered for his enduring role as “Team Leader” in the internationally known firm he founded, with his stewardship of interdisciplinary design teams and the creation of many truly remarkable and memorable destinations that dot the globe.
Through the establishment of the Edward D. Stone Jr. visiting lecture series, Ed’s legacy will endure through the ages, and that is our most compelling testimony to the memory of our friend.

Thank You To The Following Founding Friends
Who Have Helped Us Raise Over $110,000
Toward The Edward D. Stone Jr. Endowed Lecture Series

Charles F. Alexander
Toni Alexander
John Anderson
David S. Armbruster
J. Robert Behling
Phillip Bogdal
Mary Borgia
Scott Brickman
Dick Brickman
George Caldwell
Suzanne Cameron
Peter Capone
Charles L. Cauthen
Richard Centolella
James Chaffin
Chuck Cobb
C. Douglas Coolman
Gregory L . Cory
Vincent DeSimone
Richard W. Dickinson
Thomas Donnelly
Robert Dugan
E. Llwyd Ecclestone
Mark Ellert
Edward Greenwald
James F. Haden
David Hardin
Dennis W. Hillier
Michael L. Horst
David Howerton
Timothy Kenny
P. Wayne Kiser
Paul Kissinger
Joseph J. Lalli
Scott Lamont
Marco Larrea
Thomas Lewis
Ralph Marrinson
Edwin H. McMullen Sr.
John W. Miller
Edward Modzelewski
Richard Norton
Kenneth Ortner
Diana Permar
Kim Richards
Carl Rieger
Neil C. Robinson Jr.
John Ropes
Peter Rummell
Douglas Smith
Richard Sperber
George E. Stanziale
Jim and Kate Stickley
Helen E. Stone
Matthew J.W. Stone
Tricia and Ned Stone
John Strautman
Joaquin Vendrell
David Wilhelm


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Event accommodations: A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center.

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