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Urban Design Forum: AUD-able Lecture Series

Office of James Burnett: Recent Work
Special Guest: Jim Burnett
Wednesday, April 8th
Location: TBD
NCDC Members-Only Meet + Greet reception at 5pm.
Forum 5:30-7:00
Cost: $20, Free for NCDC Members
Eventbrite - AUD-able Lecture Series Presents Office of James Burnett: Recent Work

Jim Burnett founded the Office of James Burnett in 1989 and has dedicated his career to creating meaningful spaces that challenge the conventional boundaries of landscape architecture. He takes a multi-disciplinary approach to his practice and routinely collaborates with a diverse range of design professionals and clients to develop projects that promote healthy living. Jim’s recent work has focused on the rejuvenation of American cities through the creation of fascinating public spaces. His involvement in Klyde Warren Park began in 2002 when a walk across one of the Woodall Rodgers Freeway bridges became the genesis of a study to evaluate the feasibility of capping the freeway. The firm is currently working on a number of urban park spaces across the country.

OJB has received more than 80 design awards, including the 2014 ULI Urban Open Space Award for Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas, and three national ASLA awards for Sunnylands Center & Gardens in Rancho Mirage, CA, the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University in Houston, TX, and Reid Residence in Houston, TX. OJB’s landscapes have been featured in publications such as Architectural Record, Landscape Architecture Magazine, Topos Magazine, the New York Times, LA Times, Washington Post and other national media.



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