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Amended: Laurie Olin Awarded by the U. of Penn
Will Receive an Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree

Laurie Olin Awarded by the University of Pennsylvania

Back in 2012, Olin received the National Medal of Arts from president Barrack Obama.


On February 12, 2019, the University Pennsylvania officially announced that it will award Practice Professor Emeritus in Landscape Architecture, Laurie Olin, an honorary Doctor of Arts degree at this year's upcoming commencement ceremony on May 15.

The news article published by the University of Pennsylvania relates that Olin is "one of the most renowned landscape architects practicing today." This claim is validated by LandscapeArchitect.com, as we have written numerous articles pertaining to Olin and his many achievements and projects.



Laurie Olin Awarded by Penn State

Olin is the principal of Olin Studio, a landscape architectural firm based in Los Angeles.


Check out these two stories about Olin that we published over the years: Profile: Laurie Olin, FASLA, Principal, Olin Studio and Laurie Olin, FASLA Receives 2012 National Medal of Arts From President Obama.

Olin has taught landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania for over 40 years. He is also a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects and founder of Olin Studio. UPenn even has a 2-part series on Olin's teaching strategy and practice, which you can find linked at the bottom of the original news post that contains the complete information presented in this truncated article: http://tinyurl.com/y48rkeow.



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