Lecture Series

LAHort Lecture: “A Place for Healing: Mind, Body, Spirit”

Carter Van Dyke, planner and principal of Carter Van Dyke and Associates, will discuss healing gardens in the healthcare community, followed by a tour of the Ambler Arboretum Healing Garden with Pauline Hurley-Kurtz, associate professor of landscape architecture at Tyler.

Carter van Dyke, ASLA, AICP
Pauline Hurley-Kurtz, MLA, RLA, ASLA
 

  • Date & Time

    2019-10-18 12:30pm
  • Location

    Learning Center 103, Ambler Campus
  • Category

Lecture: Martha Droge, MLA, AICP, LEED AP: “Landscape Architecture and Parks Planning in the National Parks Service”

Martha Droge, a community planner in the National Park Service’s Park Planning and Special Studies Branch, will discuss parks and recreation planning at the federal, state and local agency levels; ecological restoration and natural resources management.

  • Date & Time

    2019-10-11 12:30pm
  • Location

    Learning Center 103, Ambler Campus
  • Category

LAHort Lecture: “American Street: An Innovative Approach to Project Implementation and Stormwater Management”

Join team members of Gilmore & Associates—Kevin Selger, director of landscape architecture and planning, Nicole Carey, civil engineer and Trevor Woodward, engineering geologist—as they discuss the American Street Improvement project, a two-mile revitalization initiative in North Philadelphia.

Kevin Selger, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP  
Nicole Carey, EIT  
Trevor Woodward, PG 

 

 

  • Date & Time

    2019-09-27 12:30pm
  • Location

    Learning Center 103, Ambler Campus
  • Category

Lecture: John Wacher, MSc, MRTPI: “Affordable Housing: The Mayor of London’s Approach and the New London Plan”

John Wacher, Strategic Planning Manager–Viability, Greater London Authority, will discuss steps that Mayor Sadiq Khan has taken to increase the delivery of affordable homes through the planning system in London and the new London Plan. 

  • Date & Time

    2019-09-13 12:30pm
  • Location

    Learning Center 103, Ambler Campus; Architecture 104, Main Campus (Zoom)
  • Category

Architecture Lecture-Flavio Janches

Flavio Janches is a practicing architect, researcher, and professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his Ph.D. in Architecture at TU Delft, The Netherlands, in 2015, and previously a Diploma of Architect from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He is the principal of BJC Architecture Studio, specializing in architecture and urban design. Janches is a professor in the University of Buenos Aires, a guest lecturer at the Berlage Institute and a visiting scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American studies at Harvard University. Janches is the author of the book “Public Space in a Fragmented City” (Nobuko, 2012). Along with his research, Janches directs the Argentine office of the Playspace Foundation, a non-profit organization based in the Netherlands, with the mission of improving the life of children in slums. Under Flavio’s direction, the organization has carried out multiple physical interventions throughout Buenos Aires’ shanty-towns, focusing on improving the quality of public spaces.
 

Architecture Lecture- Rachel Goffe

Rachel Goffe, Ph.D., R.A. is a human geographer and a licensed architect. Her research focuses on the relationships among the built environment, land rights, and livelihood. She has done research in Jamaica, where she is originally from, and in Philadelphia, where she has lived for many years. In Jamaica, she investigated new policy regarding squatting, to understand how that process was shaped by the negotiations of informal residents with various aspects of the Jamaican state—from social welfare to enforcement agencies. Dr. Goffe earned a Bachelor’s in Architecture from Temple University and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
 

LA-Hort Spring 2019 Lecture Series: Mark Gallagher, Vice President, Princeton Hydro

OPEN TO ALL

Mr. Gallagher is the Vice President of Princeton Hydro, a water resources oriented firm, and is responsible for many of the firm’s ecological restoration projects, especially those involving wetlands and terrestrial habitat. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Moravian College and Masters of Science Degree in Plant Ecology from Rutgers University. Mr. Gallagher has over 30 years of experience in environmental consulting much of which has been devoted to habitat restoration. 

Mr. Gallagher has managed numerous wetland and habitat restoration projects. These projects covered a variety of project types including the enhancement of floodplains, hydrologic enhancement of wetlands,  estuarine wetland creation and enhancement, urban wetlands and vernal habitat creation and enhancement.  He has also participated in the development of restoration designs for floodplain and riparian areas in association with dam removal projects. His natural design experiences have been applied toward the integration of natural design elements into stormwater management facilities. He serves on the technical advisory board for the Hunterdon Land Trust and the board at Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve.

This lecture is presented by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, 
Division of Architecture and Environmental Design, Tyler School of Art and Architecture. 
It is supported by funding from the General Activity Fund (GAF). 

LA-Hort Spring 2019 Lecture Series: Darrel Morrison, FASLA, FCELA

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