Gary Hilderbrand - Vegetal City: Increased Urban Canopy for Us All

MHG Meetings

Sponsored By: Metro Hort Group

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Gary Hilderbrand, principal of Reed Hilderbrand Associates LLC, in Cambridge, MA advocates that when we apply astute planting practices in the urban public realm we contribute to everyone’s well-being. He will discuss the work of his firm and his academic research on planting in the city for the future. He will include a discussion of his current project at the American Museum of Natural History (Gilder Center) and his ideas for re-prioritizing traffic and revegetating Broadway.

In addition to being principal of Reed Hilderbrand Associates LLC, Gary Hilderbrand, is also Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he has taught seminars and design studios since 1990. His firm has been recognized with more than eighty regional and national design awards. Notable projects include Long Dock Park in Beacon, NY, the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, and campus projects at Bennington College, Duke University, Yale, Harvard, and MIT. He has received numerous awards most recently as a fellow of the American Academy in Rome he was the Mercedes T. Bass Resident in Landscape Architecture for the fall of 2017.

Central Wharf, Boston
Central Wharf, Boston

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