West 8 to present at the Building Museums Symposium

On the 18th of February, West 8 will join Longwood Gardens and Lord Cultural Resources to present a broadminded approach towards strategic, fiscal, and physical master planning. Titled “Creating a Culture of Planning and Leadership,” the lecture will describe Longwood Gardens’ experience working side-by-side with West 8 and Lord Cultural Resources to implement a culture of planning that will direct Longwood’s cultural, garden, and landscape legacy for the next generation.

Claire Agre, Landscape Architect in the New York office, will present West 8’s approach to master planning at Longwood. West 8 will describe a strategic approach to landscape master plans, wherein process, participation, and a deep understanding of the Genus Loci drive master planning on a large and complex site.

The MAAM symposium takes place in Fort Worth, Texas from February 17-19, 2013. This is a weeklong conference which brings together museum designers, directors and professionals from across the United States.

For more information, please refer to the MAAM, the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums.