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2019 George Albrecht LectureCampus Calendar

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Gateway Center

Event Description: Robert Melnick, FASLA; Director, Cultural Landscape Research Group; Eugene, OR; Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of the School of Architecture & Allied Arts
George Albrecht Memorial Lecture: Cultural Landscapes, Climate Change, and the Future of Heritage

Professor Emeritus Robert Z. Melnick is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in cultural landscape evaluation and historic landscape preservation planning. A Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Robert has published widely on theoretical and practical issues relating to cultural and historic landscapes. He has served as lead and consultant for projects in states across the country, including Hawaii, California, Oregon, Iowa, Texas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. His written works and professional projects have received numerous national awards. Robert regularly lectures at universities and professional meetings. He is Director of the UO Cultural Landscape Research Group (CLRG).

Robert's most recent work on the impact of climate change on cultural landscapes in US national parks received a 2017 ASLA Honor Award in Research. Along with Graduate Fellows in CLRG, he is currently working on projects at Fort Union National Monument, Pecos National Historic Park, and the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, all in New Mexico.

-- Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation --

Douglas Johnston
dmjohnst@esf.edu or cbbailey@esf.edu

Sponsor: Department of Landscape Architecture

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