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Spotlight on Design: Reed Hilderbrand and the Legacy of Dan Kiley

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SOD_ReedHilderbrand.jpgModernist landscape architect Dan Kiley’s (1912–2004) emphasis on formal geometry had a great influence over generations of practitioners, including Douglas Reed, FASLA, and Gary Hilderbrand, FASLA. The duo, founding principals of Watertown, Massachusetts-based Reed Hilderbrand, the 2014 recipient of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ Firm Award, discuss their current work in a presentation introduced by Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, founder and president of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). The Foundation organized the traveling exhibition The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley, which will be open for attendees to view before the program. 

1.5 LU (AIA) / 1.5 PDH (LA CES)

$12 Museum, ASLA, and CLF Members; FREE Students; $20 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

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Spotlight on Design: Reed Hilderbrand and the Legacy of Dan Kiley is generously sponsored by the American Society of Landscape Architects.


The American Institute of Architects

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Spotlight on Design is sponsored by Lafarge, the world leader in construction materials, with additional support from the American Institute of Architects. Architectural Record is the official media partner of Spotlight on Design.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Photo: The form of this landscape by Reed Hilderbrand for the Poetry Foundation derives from that building’s formal geometry. Find out how this award-winning design firm cites the modern landscapes of Dan Kiley as a major influence in their work. Photo by Millicent Harvey.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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