General Session

GS-01 - Please be Seated: Laurie Olin, FASLA, and Susan Stamberg, In Conversation

Saturday, October 20
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Terrace Ballroom

1 PDH, LA CES/non-HSW, FL

Join world renowned broadcast journalist Susan Stamberg and one of landscape architecture’s visionary designers and educators, Laurie Olin, FASLA, in conversation. Throughout his 40 year, award-winning career Olin has designed some of nation’s most iconic spaces including Bryant Park, Columbus Circle, and, the Washington Monument grounds all while educating generations of students and writing on the history and theory of landscape architecture.

Susan Stamberg joined National Public Radio in 1971 and is the first female to anchor a nightly news program. Throughout her 45 plus year career Stamberg has conducted thousands of interviews with some of the world’s most influential artists including James Baldwin, Georgia O’Keefe, Robert Altman, and Dave Brubeck. She has authored multiple books and has been inducted into both the Broadcasting and National Public Radio Halls of Fame.

Generational contemporaries and both Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Stamberg and Olin, through their respective disciplines, have articulated the power of art and design to influence culture and shape communities.

Laurie D. Olin, FASLA

Principal
OLIN

Laurie Olin is a distinguished teacher, author, and one of the most renowned landscape architects practicing today. He has helped shape the legacy of his namesake firm OLIN through the design of timeless public spaces which celebrate social equity, natural systems, and urban life, including signature projects like Bryant Park in New York, the Washington Monument Grounds on the National Mall, and the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of the National Building Museum's Vincent Scully Prize, the Olana Foundation's Frederic Church Award, and the National Medal of Arts, bestowed by President Barack Obama.

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Susan Stamberg

Special Correspondent
National Public Radio

usan Stamberg joined National Public Radio in 1971 and is the first female to anchor a nightly news program. Throughout her 45 plus year career Stamberg has conducted thousands of interviews with some of the world’s most influential artists including James Baldwin, Georgia O’Keefe, Robert Altman, and Dave Brubeck. She has authored multiple books and has been inducted into both the Broadcasting and National Public Radio Halls of Fame.

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