FS020 The Rose Kennedy Greenway

Cortney Kirk, ASLA
Leader
Copley Wolff Design Group
Somerville, MA 
Cortney Kirk is a landscape architect with over five years of experience working on a variety of institutional and academic projects. She is currently the Project Lead on projects such as the Commonwealth Avenue streetscape with Boston University, the new Putnam Vocational School in Springfield, MA, a new Academic Classroom Building at UMass Amherst, and Temple Israel in Omaha, NE. She was an ASLA Student Award Winner in 2007.
Sean Sanger, ASLA
Leader
Copley Wolff Design Group
Boston, MA 
United States
Sean Sanger is a Principal at Copley Wolff Design Group in Boston, MA. In addition to the Spaulding Rehabilitation facility, he has been involved in many notable Boston projects such as the Central Artery/Tunnel Surface Restoration and Wharf District Parks. Much of his work involves public realm projects–park master plans, playgrounds, courthouses, college campuses, green roofs, roof decks, multi-family housing and streetscapes. He has also lectured at the Build Boston conference on corporate and private roof decks.
Christopher Bridle
Presenter
CRJA
Boston, MA 
United States
Chris Bridle joined CRJA in 2000.  He is a graduate of Leeds Metropolitan University in England. Between 2006 and 2010, he managed CRJA’s office in Abu Dhabi. A Senior Associate at CRJA, Chris is an expert in landscape architecture and public realm design. He was actively involved in the new Chinatown Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, providing site design and construction supervision. He is currently collaborating on station site design for the NETA subway system in Tel Aviv, Israel. For Sorouh Real Estate, Chris served in a design and managerial role on the Shams Central Park and Public Realm projects in Abu Dhabi.
Thomas Nally
Presenter
A Better City
Boston, MA 
United States
 
Deneen Crosby, ASLA
Presenter
Crosby Schlessinger Smallridge
Boston, MA 
Deneen Crosby, a partner at Crosby Schlessinger Smallridge, has been designing parks, streetscapes, commercial, institutional and residential development and transit facilities for over 30 years. She served as Principal/PM for the North End Parks on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. Previously, Ms. Crosby was a Principal at Wallace Floyd Design Group where she oversaw the firm’s landscape design projects and often provided input to planning, architecture and urban design projects. Ms. Crosby is a Commissioner on the Boston Civic Design Commission.
E. Fred Yalouris
Presenter
Atlanta BeltLine
Atlanta, GA 
United States
Fred Yalouris held the position of Director of Architecture & Urban Design for the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (the 'Big Dig") for 11-years. He directed the planning, design, public participation process and construction services for the surface restoration. This $15 billion project included overseeing the creation of 46 new parks in Boston & Cambridge, several miles of streetscape, over 10-miles of trails, as well as various buildings and other structures. In the public participation process he was responsible for over 900 public meetings for the planning, design and construction phases of the project.
Dennis Carmichael, FASLA
Presenter
Parker Rodriguez, Inc.
Alexandria, VA 
Dennis Carmichael, FASLA, is a principal with Parker Rodriguez, a landscape architecture firm in Alexandria, Virginia.  While with EDAW, Dennis served as designer for Wharf District Park.  His work in urban parks and waterfronts has been published extensively and has earned over forty design awards. In 2006, he served as president of ASLA.
Fri, 11/15: 12:30 PM  - 5:00 PM 
FS020 
Field Session 
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center 
Room: 150 
PDH Credits: 3.5 
During this session, attendees will walk through the three most distinct parcels of the linear, five-year-old Rose Kennedy Greenway. Each stop will demonstrate the park's "proper Bostonian" inception, offer a glimpse into each landscape architect's parcel-designing experience, and offer glimpses into the Greenway's uncharted future.

Learning Objective

1) Learn about navigating the park's political and regulatory approval processes.
2) Gain knowledge on technical issues such as building over infrastructure.
3) Understand the incorporation of creativity and design process into a large-scale team project.
4) Gain retrospective analysis for future projects.

 

Presentations


Education Credits

AICP
FL
GBCI
LA CES/HSW
NY/HSW

Primary Topic

Field Session