Richard Haag Oral History

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The life, career and design philosophy of acclaimed Seattle-based landscape architect Richard Haag is the subject of this new series of profusely illustrated interviews.

Haag is a two-time recipient of the American Society of Landscape Architect's President’s Award for Design Excellence for his work at Seattle’s Gas Works Park and Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island, Washington. This is the eleventh oral history in the award-winning Pioneers of American Landscape Design®  series of free, Web-based, in-depth, first-person interviews with leading landscape architects. 

Oral History Framework

Video clips are divided into three categories: BIOGRAPHY, DESIGN, and PROJECTS.

Each clip is between two and eight minutes long.

Interview: Richard Haag was interviewed at his home and at select projects in and around Seattle in November 2004 and in May 2013.  

Richard Haag Oral History Transcript


Reflections: Richard Haag has been an educator and practitioner in Seattle for more than fifty years. The Cultural Landscape Foundation contacted his colleagues and professional associates to share their stories and memories.  

Richard Haag Reflections


  YouTube Clip Listing by Category


  Production Credits and Acknowledgments