January 15, 2016CANCELLED: SnØhetta’s McMahon Discusses Vegetation in Landscape
PLEASE NOTE: This lecture has been cancelled due to the speaker’s flight changes because of inclement weather.
The College of Architecture and Design welcomes visiting lecturer, Matthew McMahon, on Friday, Jan. 22, when he will present, “Planting Thoughts: Approaches to Vegetation in Contemporary Landscape.” The lecture begins at 2:30 p.m. and will be held in Rm. 113 in the Art and Architecture Building, 1715 Volunteer Blvd. The lecture is free and open to the public.
McMahon is a landscape and architectural designer for SnØhetta, an international architecture, landscape, interior and brand design company. McMahon earned a master of architecture degree from Princeton University after earning two bachelor of science degrees in landscape architecture and plant sciences from Penn State. For SnØhetta, he has led numerous design and redevelopment projects across the country. Previously, he was an architectural designer, ecological designer and landscape designer for firms in New York.
SnØhetta has offices in Norway, Sweden, Austria, Singapore and the U.S. The company has been shortlisted to design the Obama Presidential Center.