Gerdo Aquino is CEO of SWA, a design firm recognized for its creative ideas in landscape architecture, urban design, and planning. SWA has worked in over 60 countries nurturing a critical dialogue of urbanism that integrates principles of design, ecology, and technology into a robust public infrastructure for people. Based in Los Angeles, Aquino is an accomplished professional whose focus on the public realm heightens his position on the importance of collaborative decision-making between communities, city agencies, and consultants. Aquino is Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Southern California and co-author of Landscape Infrastructure: Case Studies by SWA.
Landscape Lectures begin at 7 pm in Calderwood Hall. Lectures include Museum admission and require a ticket; tickets can be reserved online, in person at the door, or by phone: 617 278 5156. Museum admission: adults $15, seniors $12, students $5, free for members (children under 7 not admitted).
Image: At left, Giant Interactive Headquarters, Shanghai, China, courtesy of SWA. Above, Hours of daylight, Boston, Sept. 14, 2017 - Sept. 13, 2018.
Landscape and Horticulture public programs are supported by the Barbara E. Millen and Markley H. Boyer Endowment Fund. These programs also are supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.