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Landscape Architect William Wenk to Give Benjamin C. Howland Memorial Lecture

October 22, 1999 -- Landscape Architect William Wenk To Give Benjamin C. Howland Memorial Lecture The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia will sponsor the annual Benjamin C. Howland Lecture on Friday, Oct. 29, at 12:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall. Denver-based landscape architect William Wenk will speak about "Beauty, Function and the Civic Realm."

Environmental issues are at the forefront of Wenkšs landscape designs. He works with engineers, architects and designers to integrate civic spaces with other aspects of the city to create multi-functional urban landscapes.

His firm is currently working on reclaiming an abandoned sewage treatment plant as a park, the redevelopment of fragmented and transitional neighborhoods, and the design of public open spaces as part of a redevelopment of a former Air Force base.

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