Zube Lecture: 'Reflections and Projections' by Mark Lindhult

Event Details

February 22, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building

Room: 170

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available

Mark Lindhult will speak on"Reflections and Projections."

Lindhult is a professor of landscape architecture. He is a principal emeritus with The Berkshire Design Group, Inc. a landscape architecture, civil engineering and land surveying firm in Northampton.  He teaches courses in site planning, site engineering and digital technology.

His two major areas of research are the integration of digital technology into the design and planning process and greenway planning. He wrote Digital Land: Integrating Technology into the Land Planning Process (Wiley, 2007) with Jim Sipes. He was the first computer editor for Landscape Architecture magazine and wrote some of the first technical software for the profession.  Lindhult is the co-chair with Professor Robert Ryan of the Fabos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning which is held every three years and attracts an international audience from five continents. Lindhult has given keynote addresses at conferences in Germany, Switzerland, Japan and China and has published articles in leading journals and professional magazines. He has won numerous regional and national professional awards for campus planning, greenway planning and digital technology. He is the Chair of the Western Massachusetts Section of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and a Fellow of ASLA (1998).