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Phone: 401-874-2116 Fax: 401-874-7872

URI announces spring landscape
architecture lecture series

KINGSTON, R.I. -- January 27, 2000 -- The following is a list of speakers and the schedule for the spring URI landscape architecture lecture series "Landscape Architecture Issues for the 21st Century." The series, sponsored by URI's Department of Community Planning and Landscape Architecture, is free and open to the public. Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the White Hall auditorium on the Kingston Campus of URI. General questions about the series may be directed to 874-2248.

Andrew Chaikin, February 3

Author of "A Man on the Moon", the story of the Apollo Space Program, which became the basis for Tom Hank's HBO miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon." Andy is also the author of Air and Space: The National Air and Space Museum of Flight. He has contributed to Newsweek, Scientific American, and World Book Encyclopedia and has appeared on Nightline, Good Morning America, and NPR Programs "Fresh Air" and "Talk of the Nation." Topic: A view of the Lunar Landscape-a Global Perspective.

Will Green, ASLA, February 24

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Rhode Island. Having recently returned from a sabbatical in New Zealand, Green will focus on the contradicting images and myths of a clean and green New Zealand. Topic: Challenges for a Sustainable New Zealand.

Joseph E. Brown, FASLA March 9

President and CEO of EDAW, an international planning and design firm with more than 500 employees in 19 offices worldwide. A leader in the profession, a teacher and an accomplished designer, Brown will provide a vision for the 21st century. Topic: Trends in Landscape Architecture: Fusion for the 21st Century?

Bill Thompson, April 13

Senior Editor, Landscape Architecture Magazine. Bill is currently finishing up a book titled Sustainable Landscape Construction and has just returned from visiting a variety of sustainable project sites around the world. Topic: Landscape Architecture: Looking at Sustainability.


For More Information: Jan Sawyer, 874-2116


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