The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Conference: Second Wave of Modernism II,  Landscape Complexity and Transformation (November 18, 2011 in NYC)

Michael Boland

Since 2001, Mr. Boland has worked at the Presidio of San Francisco, where he is the Chief Planning, Projects and Programs Officer for the Presidio Trust.  He heads up an interdisciplinary team of planners, designers, resource managers, and program staff who are guiding the Trust’s transformation of the Presidio into an innovative urban national park. Mr. Boland has played a role in the transformation of America’s largest urban national park, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, since 1989.  From 1990 to 1997 he worked for the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, where he created a projects division that managed an array of park projects, including Alcatraz Island and the transformation of Crissy Field. Other project credits include the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco. Mr. Boland’s educational background includes an A.B. in Architecture, a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, and a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning, all from the University of California at Berkeley.

Wood Line (2011), by Andy Goldsworthy, at the Presidio of San Francisco. Photo courtesy of the Presidio Trust

Michael Boland Landscape