The Cultural Landscape Foundation
November 13, 2009: Shaping America’s Heartland: Reflections on Landscape Architecture in the Midwest


Peter Osler,  ASLA, FAAR

Mr. Osler is Director of the Program of Landscape Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  He holds a Bachelor of Natural Resources from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.  From 1996-98, Osler was Campus Landscape Architect and Planner at the Cranbrook Educational Community where he continues to provide site design consulting.  His professional work as architect, site designer, and artist, spans a wide-range of scales and media, from furniture and fixtures to urban design; buildings, landscapes and master plans; photography, video, and gallery installations.  He is currently extending his Rome Prize winning proposal--entitled Time's Way, Time's Wear, and the Poetics of Shears--to England, France, and Japan. 

The Field North of Crown Hall on the IIT Campus, a recent project by Hoerr Schaudt, Chicago.