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URI Lecture Series

Lectures begin at 7:00 P.M. and will be held in the Chemistry Building Beaupre’ 105 on the Kingston Campus of URI.

This series is co-sponsored by: the RI Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, RI Sea Grant, URI College of Arts and Sciences, URI Library, Dept. of Art and Art History, Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Bartlett Tree Experts and the Gaetano and Pasqualina Faella Endowment. Lectures are free and open to the public. The lecture halls are handicapped accessible. General questions may be directed to 874- 2983 or to

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2019-2020 Speakers

September 19
October 17
November 07
November 21
December 05
February 06
March 05
March 26
April 23
Diana Fernandez, Sasaki Associates, Watertown, MA
Spatial Multiplicity: Weaving Complex and Diverse Narratives in the Public Realm
Emily McCoy, Principal, Design Workshop, Denver, CO
Landscape Architecture's Climate Imperative 
Terrence DeWan, Principal, Terry DeWan and Associates, Yarmouth, ME
DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT: The Landscape Architect's Role in Alternate Energy
Gregg Ehrhardt, Associate Director Civil, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA
Design, Innovation, Construction, and Sustainability: Renovating Longwood Gardens Main Fountain Garden for the Next 50 Years
Karen Daubmann, Associate VP Special Exhibits and Public Outreach, NY Botanical Gardens
Thomas Woltz, Principal Owner, Nelson Byrd Woltz, Charlottesville, VA
Amy Whitesides, Design Director, STOSS, Boston, MA
Climate Ready: Urban Landscapes and Transformation of Boston's Waterfront
Autumn Visconti, Senior Landscape Architect, BIG CPH NYC LON
Shannon Nichol, Principal, Design Workshop, Denver, CO
Landscape Architecture's Climate Imperative 
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