Landscape architect Kate Orff to give public lecture

March 26, 2009

University Park, Pa. - Landscape architect Kate Orff will give a free public lecture, "Eco-cities," at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in 101 Chambers Building on the Penn State University Park campus. Orff is the fifth speaker this year in the Department of Landscape Architecture's Bracken Lecture Series.
Orff is an assistant professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, leading studios that integrate the earth sciences into the design curriculum. She aims to create urban landscapes that are culturally rich, ecologically and programmatically textured, and interwoven into the surrounding urban network. She has worked on projects for many prominent academic institutions and private clients that have been published nationally and internationally. Orff is founder and principal of SCAPE, a design office in New York City.

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