Zube Lecture Series

Thursday, November 14, 2013 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
109 Hills North
The Fall 2013 Zube Lecture Series continues with a lecture titled: Connected by Christian Gabriel, PLA, ASLA. Christian Gabriel, RLA/ASLA, is the National Design Director for Landscape Architecture for the General Service Administration’s, Office of Chief Architect in Washington DC. At the GSA he works to set design standards in the realm of public space, site security and sustainability. Additionally he reviews and approves design proposals, serves on consultant team selection panels, assists on special projects, and advocates for innovation. Prior to joining the GSA he practiced as a senior design associate in the offices of Thomas Balsley FASLA, and Ken Smith FASLA, focusing on project types with direct application to the issues, contexts, and clients associated with the GSA portfolio. His work has been published widely and he has served as a design critic at Harvard University, Columbia University, Pratt Institute, and City College of New York. This is a free and public event. Light refreshments will be served. The Zube lecture series is named for Ervin Zube, former head of LARP from 1974 to 1980. Professor Zube is internationally known for his leadership in developing a culture of academic research in the profession of landscape architecture. His research has made numerous seminal contributions to landscape planning theory and practice.