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Prof. Niall G. Kirkwood

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Board Member

Local Address: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Harvard Graduate School of Design
 
Background

Employment History

  • Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture
    Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • Department Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture
    Harvard Medical School
  • Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture
    Harvard Medical School
  • Dean
    Harvard Medical School
  • Landscape Architecture Educator and Researcher Specializing In Technology
    Boston Society of Landscape Architecture Chapter of ASLA
  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Professor
    Graduate School of Design at Harvard University
  • Director for the Center for Technology and Environment
    Graduate School of Design at Harvard University

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Center for Environment and Technology
  • Founder
    Center for Environment and Technology
  • Board Member
    Clean Land Fund

Education

  • master of landscape architecture
    University of Pennsylvania
  • bachelor of arts
    University of Manchester , UK
  • bachelor of architecture
    University of Manchester , UK
  • honorary doctor of science
    University of Ulster
  • honorary bachelor of arts
    Harvard University
  • honorary degree of Doctor of Science
    University of Ulster
86 Total References
Web References
BSLA EBulletin
bslaweb.org, 21 July 2009 [cached]
Niall G. Kirkwood, ASLA, Harvard University Graduate School of Design Cambridge, Massachusetts, was nominated by the Boston Society of Landscape Architecture Chapter of ASLA for his years as a landscape architecture educator and researcher specializing in technology and its relationship to design in landscape architecture. He has developed a comprehensive body of knowledge through publications, academic graduate courses, and curriculum development on landscape technology. Kirkwood also serves as director of Harvard's Center for Technology and Environment research center. He earned his bachelor of arts in 1976 and bachelor of architecture in 1978 from the University of Manchester, UK, and his master of landscape architecture in 1985 from the University of Pennsylvania. Kirkwood also received an honorary bachelor of arts from Harvard in 2002 and an honorary doctor of science from the University of Ulster in 2009
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Professor Kirkwood to Receive Honorary Doctorate From the University of Ulster Niall Kirkwood, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology and Chair of the Landscape Architecture Department, will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Science on July 1 from the University of Ulster for his services to Landscape Architecture and for building links between Ireland and Harvard University. He is currently the Gerald O'Hare Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster and has worked closely with its Built Environment and Real Estate Initiative developing advanced graduate studios in Newry, Derry, and Belfast for the GSD.
Professor Kirkwood Named Fellow of Kew Guild Niall Kirkwood, Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology, has been awarded a Honorary Fellowship for distinguished, international service to the general advancement of landscape architecture and technology.
Who Owns the View
www.nynjtc.com, 1 Oct 2003 [cached]
But according to Niall Kirkwood, chairman of Harvard University's landscape architecture department, the term dates to the Egyptian battlefield, where strategy was determined by whom you could see and who could see you.
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Revitalizing already developed areas is key, says Professor Kirkwood, the landscape architect, who specializes in reclaiming industrial landscapes.Originally from Scotland, he contrasts the "American predilection for starting from scratch" with the European habit of building upon the past to create a palimpsest.
Board of Directors
www.cleanlandfund.org, 10 Jan 2012 [cached]
Niall Kirkwood
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Niall Kirkwood Director Professor & Dept. Head of Landscape Architecture Harvard Graduate School of Design
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Niall G. Kirkwood is a Professor at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University and is founder and current Director of the Center for Environment and Technology, (CTE) a research, advisory and executive education initiative at HDS and focused on international research, outreach and executive education on post-industrial land. Kirkwood's research on global brownfields is currently carried out on sites in Northern Ireland, Netherlands, Israel, Mexico and Korea.
He is the author of numerous publications including:
'Manufactured SItes: Rethinking the Post-Industrial Landscape (London: EF Spon, 2001) and Why is there Underdevelopment of Housing in Brownfields Redevelopment? (Joint Center for Housing and Urbanization: Harvard Design School and Kennedy School of Government, 2000). He served as a Resource Specialist to the Mayor's Institute for City Design on Brownfields, 2000; he was a Member of the Professional Advisory Committee on the End-use of Fresh Kills Landfill, Staten Island; and was a NAOIP Distinguished Fellow for 2003.
Great Park Conservancy / News From the Park Archive
www.orangecountygreatpark.org, 18 Sept 2010 [cached]
Orange County residents have already heard from Dr. Hamid Shirvani, FASLA, AICP, Provost of Art and Architecture at Chapman University; Professor Alexander Garvin, Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning and Management at Yale University; Professor Niall Kirkwood, Chair of the department of Landscape Architecture at Harvard Design School; and Dr. Michael Brown, an environmental management consultant to industry and government.
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Professor Niall Kirkwood of Harvard University presented a preview of his speech that was presented the following evening at the Great Park Corporation's public symposium. Professor Kirkwood also encouraged guests about the important role Conservancies play in support of major projects-like the Great Park-and challenged them to stay involved.
Thank you Professor Kirkwood, Mayor Miguel Pulido and Laura Saari, the Great Park Corporation and Avila's El Ranchito!
Today's Headlines
www.eltoroairport.org, 1 Jan 2004 [cached]
"Niall Kirkwood drew on work he has done around the world in also stressing the importance of reaching a consensus on the park's character, accessibility and spirit."
"Kirkwood is chairman of the landscape department at Harvard and has consulted on parks around the world.
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Niall Kirkwood thinks so."
"The Harvard University professor will explain that and his other ideas for creating the Great Park at 7 tonight in the council chambers."
"Kirkwood is chairman of the landscape department at Harvard and has consulted on parks around the world. He's now working on creating Ayalon Park, a 3,000-acre expanse outside of Tel Aviv, Israel."
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Professor Niall Kirkwood is the featured speaker at the third in a series of symposia about park development sponsored by the Great Park Corp. He will speak at the Irvine City Hall on Thursday, July 22 at 7 PM. The public is invited.
Professor Niall Kirkwood is Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Design School where he has taught since 1993. Professor Kirkwood's current research focuses on cleaning up industrial sites and making them suitable for public use. His use of innovative technologies, including the use of plants for environmental rehabilitation, and his application of innovative landscape designs have made sites around the globe fit for use that were considered beyond repair.
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