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Tim Baird / Penn State University

April 30, 2008 - 5:30pm

Tim Baird, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, Penn State University, will lecture as part of the KSA Lecture Series.

The lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 5:30 PM in the Knowlton Hall Auditorium.
Tim Baird is an Alabama native, with landscape architecture degrees from Louisiana State University and the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, Tim was an assistant professor of landscape architecture at Texas Tech University. He is a registered lsandscape architect in four states, and brings over twenty-five years of national and international design expertise through his association with the venerable firms of Hargreaves Associates, Peter Walker and Partners, and Hanna/Olin, Ltd. Tim played key roles on such notable projects as the Guadalupe River Park in San Jose, California, and The Columbus Center in Baltimore, Maryland, with Hargreaves Associates; the Vila Olimpica in Barcelona, Spain, with Peter Walker and Partners; and the Johnson and Johnson World Headquarters in New Brunswick, New Jersey, with Hanna/Olin, Ltd. Tim will teach the design and implementation studio sequence, while his scholarship will address environmental art, storm water management, and research as a catalyst for forging stronger links between the academy and professional practice.