Education Session - Panel Format

SAT-B08 - Enduring Landscapes: Stewardship from Concept Design to Maintenance and Management

Saturday, October 20
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 119


How do we as practitioners hold ourselves to higher standards of stewardship? This session examines the transitions from design and documentation to maintenance and management, including examples of construction documentation, specifications, and management plans as powerful tools for stewarding dynamic landscapes.

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Meg Griscom, ASLA

Reed Hilderbrand

Meg Griscom is an Associate at Reed Hilderbrand. She is currently project manager for Wilson Hall at Brown University and Storm King Art Center allée renovations, as well as residences throughout New England and the Northeast. Ms. Griscom also contributed to the massive renovation at the Clark Art Institute. Her previous experience includes multiple independent residential projects as well as collaborations with architects, most notably on Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis (LTL)’s Water Proving Ground proposal for MoMA’s 2010 Exhibition, Rising Currents. Ms. Griscom holds a dual Masters in Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.


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Thomas R. Ryan, FASLA

Ryan Associates

Tom Ryan FASLA is president of Ryan Associates and also teaches at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. In addition to his practice and teaching he also consults many landscape architectural forms on construction and documentation issues. He is the co-author of Detailing for Landscape Architects and authored the original versions of several chapters in Timesavers Standards. He has lectured widely on issues of design, detailing, documentation and construction.


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Tim Marshall, FASLA

Principal | FASLA
ETM Associates, LLC

Timothy Marshall has extensive hands-on experience with park management and operations, with over 30 years in the field. Mr. Marshall was formerly the Vice President for the Central Park Conservancy and Deputy Administrator of Central Park for more than 13 years with direct responsibility for Park daily management. He was responsible for the development and implementation of the zone-based management strategy currently employed in Central Park and numerous other parks across the nation. He provides creative problem solving for park management and operations, funding and public/private involvement.


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Annette Wilkus, FASLA

SiteWorks LLC

Ms. Wilkus, the Founding Partner of SiteWorks Landscape Architecture, has over 35 years of experience in design, construction documentation and construction management. Throughout her career she has been interested in the technical aspects of Landscape Architecture, including the increasing divergence in the building industry between the focus of design, construction and facility professionals. She has a wide knowledge base in site related issues including design, design documentation and implementation including sequencing of construction activities.
Ms. Wilkus has been an integral member of construction management teams for many New York’s iconic parks including Teardrop Park, The High Line, and Governors Island.


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