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An Approach "Making" Urban Nature in Los Angeles for 20 Years

Speaker: Prof. Randolph Hester; Prof. Marcia McNally College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley
When: 18:30, March 27, 2011
Where: Lecture Hall, 1/F, School of Agriculture and Biology, SJTU

1. An Approach "Making" Urban Nature in Los Angeles for 20 Years

2. Design for Ecological Democracy

Speaker biography:

Randolph Hester

Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design, at University of California, Berkeley


Major Achievements

  • Fellow, Leadership conference, American Society of Landscape Architects;
  • Fellow, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture;
  • Award of Excellence, BDA Design Competition, Berkeley Eco House Demonstration Structure, 2002
  • 2000 Outstanding Artists and Designers of the Twentieth Century, 2000;Twentieth Century Award for Achievement, IBC, 2000
  • Chosen one of three visionaries to address ASLA Centennial National Conference, 1999;
  • Environmental Design Research Association Career Award, Highest honor award awarded by EDRA, 1996;
  • Outstanding Educator Award (Highest honor award by CELA), Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, 1995

Marcia McNally

Associate adjunct professor of College of Environmental Design at University of California Berkeley


Major Achievements

  • 2010 American Society of Landscape Architects; Student Award of Excellence, Faculty Advisor;
  • 2007 EDRA/Places Award for Place Planning, the Los Angeles River Urban Wildlife Refuge: A Vision for Parks, Habitat, and Urban Runoff;
  • American Planning Association (3 awards): Awards for Public Education, National, California and Northern California Chapters;
  • University and Community Chancellor's Award; University of California, Berkeley
  • American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award: Manteo, North Carolina Community Design Plan and Runyon Canyon Master Plan and Design Guidelines