Landscape Architect & Specifier News

AUG 2014

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90 Landscape Architect and Specifier News m o v e r s & s h a k e r s arena. He recently completed the Cabana Bay Resort at Universal Orlando with his former employer. Mahan Rykiel Associates, a Baltimore- based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, announced that Justin Park, Michael Humes, and Megan Griffith have joined their staff and Chunxiao Wang, Wilson Lee and Alexandria Odom are interning for the summer. Landscape designer Park joined the staff in April, and his personal interest in landscape architecture centers on sustainability and originates from his background in environmental science. Humes is a 2014 graduate of Penn State University and recipient of the 2010, 2011 and 2013 "Excellence in the Study of Landscape Architecture" Award. Griffith will be joining the planning studio. With a specialization in urban design and sustainable cities, she earned her masters of city and regional planning from Morgan State University, where she was also the recipient of the 2014 AICP Outstanding Student Award. Wang is a visiting graduate student from Penn State University. She graduated from Beijing Forestry University with a degree in landscape architecture in 2010. Her current research focuses on sustainable stormwater management and ecological infrastructure. Lee is a rising senior studying landscape architecture at Penn State University with an interest in urban design through the lens of sustainability. During his studies, he enjoys research utilizing geographic information systems to inform the conceptual design phase. Odom is a rising junior at Grinnell College in Iowa with a major in history, specializing in American history, world history, and American government. She has also worked on research projects with the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Lu Gay Lanier, FASLA has been with Timmons Group for more than 10 years and directs the firm's emerging landscape architecture practice. She was named as a new associate of the firm in January 2014. Lanier has assembled a talented team of specialists and created a thriving operation. She and her team deliver exceptional projects to their clients, both internal and external. has merged with on-line seminars to provide CEUs and PDHs to both International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists and registered landscape architects. Len Phillips, a landscape Foster Conant & Associates Landscape Architects and Site Planners, announced that Matt Allen has joined the firm as associate landscape designer. Allen is a Florida native where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in landscape architecture at the University of Florida. His expertise is in the resort and theme park Lu Gay Lanier Matt Allen Mahan Rykiel new staff and summer interns: Mike Humes, Chunxiao Wang, Wilson Lee, Alexandra Odom, Justin Park and Megan Griffith.

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