Dennis McGlade has been a part of OLIN nearly since its inception, joining the studio in 1978 and becoming a partner in 1995. A regarded professional in the field of design and horticulture, his noted works include the design of the J. Paul Getty Center and Fran and Ray Stark Sculpture Garden in Los Angeles, California; Bishopsgate and Canary Wharf in London, UK; Midway Plaisance in Chicago, Illinois; and the 500-acre development of Camana Bay in the Cayman Islands. Dennis’ active projects encompass myriad scales and typologies, from the revitalization of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Plaza in New York City, to the spiritual retreat of Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut, to a plaza streetscape design at the University of Chicago for The Milton Friedman Institute for Research in Economics.
The drought may be over, but many of our street trees look like they are one crispy leaf away from death. Landscape architect Dennis McGlade says fear not and gives an explanation of the situation in his column, Our Blooming City > more
Award winning landscape architect and urban horticulturist Dennis McGlade takes us on a tour of this summer's best window box displays with his new series, Our Blooming City > more
The cherry blossoms on some streets and green, purple, and orange leaves still on others have got us thinking about that sometimes ordinary but almost always necessary aspect of the cityscape: the street tree. Landscape architect Dennis McGlade has put together some observations on their uses and abuses > more