The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Landscapes for Living: Post War Landscape Architecture in Los Angeles, SCI-Arc Campus, April 15, 2011


Dennis C. McGlade, FASLA

has been a Principal with OLIN since 1986 and was named President in 2005. His recent projects include the J. Paul Getty Center’s Fran and Ray Stark Sculpture Garden in Los Angeles; Camana Bay in the Cayman Islands; Carneros Inn in Napa, California; and Midway Plaisance Master Plan and Winter Garden in Chicago. His interest in landscape studies and practice originally grew out of his experiences gardening at his family’s home in Chicago and their summer home in the country. He earned degrees in landscape architecture from the University of Illinois, studying with Donald Walker and Terry Harkness, and the University of Pennsylvania, as a student of Ian McHarg. He worked in Philadelphia at the offices of Vincent G. Kling and Partners, and Wallace, McHarg, Roberts and Todd prior to joining Hanna/Olin in 1978. Mr. McGlade regularly teaches the Planting Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania, lectures nationally, and writes on topics of planting design and technology. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects and an Honorary Fellow of the Kew Guild, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. Mr. McGlade is a Board member of The Cultural Landscape Foundation.