Lecture: Landscape Architect Daniel Winterbottom



Daniel Winterbottom's lecture will be held on Thursday, October 22nd 2015. at 7 p.m. at Oris House of Architecture.

Professor Winterbottom has in 1995 started developing program called Design/Build, in which he connects in unique way design and performance, thereby creating lasting value for the community that is connected to project. To this date over 20 projects in Seattle and 7 in other countries. as well as in Croatia, have been realized using this method of designing. Projects realized in Croatia are located on island Rab and in Zagreb, in cooperation with the Croatian Association of Lanscape Architects and Faculty of Landscape from Zagreb.

This summer students from USA, Croatia, and Slovenia designed and built a pavilion within the Faculty of Agriculture. The opening ceremony for the pavilion will be held in April 2016, since April is the month of Landscape architecture.

About workshops on Rab and in Zagreb, Design/Build program and other projects more will be said by prof. Daniel Winterbottom himself at Oris House of Architecture on 22nd of October.

Daniel Winterbottom, RLA, FASLA is a landscape architect and Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington.  Mr. Winterbottom holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tufts University and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. His research interests include the landscape as a cultural expression, ecological urban design, community participatory design and service learning and restorative/healing landscapes.  In 1995 he developed a design/build program, through which he and his students work with communities to design and build projects that provide amenities and address social of ecological concerns.  Mr. Winterbottom developed and incorporates a participatory design process in these service-learning projects to create responsive design solutions for communities in need. Projects include a public wash facility in rural Mexico, a garden for children with HIV/AIDS in New York City, healing gardens at Cancer Lifeline in Seattle and a Mother/Child garden at Bedford Hills Correctional facility near NYC and a therapeutic park for the families who work in the largest garbage dump in Guatemala and most recently a series of therapeutic gardens within a mental hospital in Rab, Croatia. He has completed community design/build projects in Seattle, New York City, Bedford Hills New York, Mexico, Guatemala, Bosnia/Herzegovina and Croatia. His work documenting casitas, vernacular Puerto Rican gardens in N.Y.C., was exhibited at the Museo Del Barrio and Ramapo College and articles on Casitas, healing gardens, sustainable design and service-learning teaching have appeared in Nursing, Northwest Public Health, Places, the New York Times, Seattle Times, Seattle P.I. and Landscape Architecture Magazine. Mr.Winterbottom has written and contributed to several books a sustainable design and building including Wood in the Landscape, 2006, contributed to Manufactured Sites, 2001, Greening in the Red Zone, 2013, Service Learning in Design and Planning, 2011 and his book Healing Gardens, co-authored with Amy Wagenfeld is schedule for release in 2015.  His awards include the Council of Educators of Landscape Architecture Outstanding Educator award, 2007, the University of Washington 2006 S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award, American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award for Community Service 2007, ALSA Honor Awards for Community Service 207, 2011 and 2013, the EDRA/Places Great Places Award, 2010 and was inducted as a Fellow in ASLA in 2011.  

Free admission.