Title:
Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.: The Long View of the North American Landscape

dc.contributor.author Steiner, Frederick R.
dc.contributor.corporatename Georgia Institute of Technology. College of Architecture en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Civil and Environmental Engineering en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename University of Texas at Austin. School of Architecture en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-06-17T18:19:36Z
dc.date.available 2014-06-17T18:19:36Z
dc.date.issued 2014-06-02
dc.description Presented at the Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium on June 2, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. en_US
dc.description Frederick R. Steiner is the dean of the School of Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. He previously worked at the following institutions: Arizona State University, Washington State University, the University of Colorado at Denver, and the University of Pennsylvania. He was a visiting professor of landscape architecture at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Steiner was a Fulbright-Hays scholar at Wageningen University, The Netherlands and a Rome Prize Fellow in Historic Preservation at the American Academy in Rome. During 2013-2014, he was the William A. Bernoudy Architect in Residence at the American Academy in Rome. He is a Fellow of both the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture. Steiner was the second president of the new National Academy of Environmental Design and served as president of the Hill Country Conservancy. He previously served in various capacities on the boards of Envision Central Texas and the Landscape Architecture Foundation. He worked on the Austin Comprehensive Plan (Imagine Austin) and is currently working on the campus plan for The University of Texas at Austin. Steiner earned a Master of Community Planning and a B.S. in Design from the University of Cincinnati and his Ph.D. and M.A. in city and regional planning and a Master of Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. Steiner also received an honorary M.Phil. in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic. Dean Steiner has published numerous articles and books. His most recent books include Urban Ecological Design (with Danilo Palazzo, 2011), Design for a Vulnerable Planet (2011), Planning and Urban Design Standards (Student Edition with Kent Butler, 2007), The Essential Ian McHarg: Writings on Design and Nature (2006), and Human Ecology: Following Nature’s Lead (2002).
dc.description Runtime: 29:41 minutes
dc.description.abstract This symposium is a celebration of the creation of the Frederick Law Olmsted Chair in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. It serves as a special opportunity to gather in one place leading experts in the area of sustainable urban infrastructure for a discussion of state of the art research and practice as it relates to the theme of this unique Endowed Chair. Each speaker will touch upon topics that are different, yet complementary in the following thematic areas: Public Health, Urban Ecology, Transportation, Risk & Resilience, and Public Policy. en_US
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dc.format.extent 29:41 minutes
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/52009
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium
dc.subject Olmsted symposium en_US
dc.title Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.: The Long View of the North American Landscape en_US
dc.title.alternative The Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium (2014) en_US
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