Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2015

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118 Landscape Architect and Specifier News I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 8 4 The BBC reports that landscape architect Max Norman, 41, of Ipswich, Scotland, was found dead Saturday Jan. 31, by a Torridon Mountain rescue team after an avalanche on Coireag Dubh Mor in Scotland's Western Highlands. Norman, an experienced mountaineer, was with another climber, who was found first, trying to walk out to get help. The pair were reported missing on Friday. Rescuers began the search on Friday, but had to call it off until Saturday because of bad weather. The Scotsman reports Norman studied at Edinburgh College of Art and was an award-winning landscape architect working on projects in the UK, Sweden, Beirut and Hong Kong. The paper said Norman moved to Suffolk eight years ago and established his growing firm on Ipswich's new waterfront with his wife Charlotte, also a landscape architect. The landscape architect also leaves behind three children. Scottish landscape architect Max Norman, 41, had a successful practice in Ipswich, Scotland. He was an avid climber. PH oto: Facebook Moment of Silence Drew Wensley Named University of Tennessee Visiting Professor of Practice The University of Tennessee landscape architecture program, established in 2008, reports Drew Wensley, executive vp of the Canada-based planning and landscape architecture firm Moriyama & Teshima, has been appointed "visiting professor of practice" in the UT College of Architecture and Design. Gale Fulton, chair of the UT landscape architecture program, notes Wensley's wide range of professional experience in planning large-scale projects around the world adds a new dimension to the program, allowing students in the design studios to benefit from detailed, hands-on education from a seasoned designer. Drew Wensley, Dip.L.A., and the planners group at Moriyama & Teshima, are responsible for over 1.2 billion dollars of construction internationally. Wensley is a graduate of Ryerson University in Canada. His design drawings are housed at the Ontario Archives in Toronto and were recently exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen, Denmark. For more information about Wensley, visit the faculty profile page of the UT Landscape Architecture program website. . Drew Wensley, Dip.L.a., is the executive vp of the planners group at Moriyama & teshima, toronto.

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