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The Next Generation of Parks by Walter Hood

Date: 12/02/2010

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Mpls Walker Cinema

Cost: Free


Walter Hood founded Hood Design in 1992, in Oakland, California. Committed to issues that address the reconstruction of urban landscapes within towns and cities, Hood Design’s projects include the acclaimed landscape for the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; a waterfront promenade project for San Pedro’s harbor in Los Angeles; and Poplar Street, a green boulevard in the heart of downtown Macon, Georgia; among others. Hood has worked in a variety of settings including architecture, landscape architecture, art, community and urban design, as well as planning and research. Hood is a professor and former chair of the Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning program at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2009, Hood Design received the prestigious National Design Award in Landscape Design from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York.



  • Name: Minneapolis Parks Foundation
  • E-mail: info@mplsparksfoundation.org
  • Phone: 612-822-2656
  • Sponsored by: Co-presented by the Minneapolis Parks Foundation, the Walker Art Center, and the University of Minnesota College of Design, Department of Landscape Architecture, and the Metropolitan Design Center.

More information: http://mplsparksfoundation.org/index.php?contentID=1691

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the Minneapolis Parks Foundation at 612-822-2656.


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