The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Landscapes for Living: Post War Landscape Architecture in Georgia,  November 5, 2010 at the Atlanta History Center


Douglas Allen, ALSA

Mr. Allen is Professor and Senior Associate Dean in the College of Architecture at Georgia Tech where he teaches courses in urban history and urban design. He co-authored the book, Cambridge Massachusetts: the Changing of a Landscape (Harvard University, 1979) which won the Conservation Medal from the Victorian Society in America in 1980. He has also published “Memory and Place: Two Case Studies”, and “The Code of the City: Window into a Labyrinth”, both in Places Journal, “The Tanner Fountain”, in Peter Walker:  Experiments in Gesture, Seriality, and Flatness (Rizzoli, New York 1991) and has numerous contributions to the Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (Oxford University Press, 2010). He has lectured at Arizona State University, The Catholic University of America, Harvard University, Iowa State University, Temple University, The University of Texas (Austin), Tuskegee University, the University of Georgia, and Rice University. He has served as a jury member for the International AID Housing Competition in Hyundae, Korea, and on thesis reviews at Harvard University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Virginia. He has also served on professional awards juries for the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects. In 1987-88 he was Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University. Professionally, Mr. Allen is a landscape architect with over thirty-five years of experience in the design and planning of commercial, residential, and institutional projects for both public and private sector clients.