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Laurie Olin

Laurie 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, including the Washington Monument Grounds in Washington, DC to Bryant Park in New York City and the Getty Center in Los Angeles. His recent projects include the award-winning Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Apple Park in Cupertino.

Laurie is currently Emeritus Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University. Laurie is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and recipient of the 2012 National Medal of Arts, the Vincent Scully Prize from the National Building Museum.