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Claude Cormier, Max Z. Conrad Endowed Lecture
October 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Claude Cormier, founding principal of Claude Cormier + Associés, will lecture at the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture as part of the Max Z. Conrad Endowed Lecture Series, at 5 p.m. on Monday, October 19, in the LSU Design Building Auditorium (room 103).
Claude Cormier spent the first 20 years of his life on the family farm in rural Quebec and the past 20 in the city of Montreal. He studied agronomy at Guelph University, landscape architecture at the University of Toronto, and history and theory of design at Harvard University. In 1995, Cormier founded his Montreal-based landscape design office, which now comprises a team of six diverse landscape architects, all well-travelled individuals. They work on many projects types, from metropolitan planning mandates to temporary installations for garden festivals and everything in between.
Over the past decade, Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes has produced an iconic body of work that has been recognized nationally and internationally. Cormier was selected as an Emerging Voice for North America by the Architectural League of New York, and his firm’s projects have garnered honors from organizations that include the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, the Montreal Institute of Design, Heritage Montreal, and the Quebec Association of Landscape Architects. Cormier has taught at the University of Montreal and has lectured across Canada and the United States.
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