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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Fun with shrubbery

Landscape Architecture Series continues Nov. 9

edward scissorhands prune GIFThe University of Rhode Island’s annual Landscape Architecture Lecture Series continues Thursday, Nov. 9 with a talk by Eric Kramer, a principal and partner with Reed Hilderbrand of Watertown, Mass.

Kramer will speak about “Innovation and Tradition in an Increasingly Complex World.” His talk will start at 7 p.m. in the Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Room 105A, 140 Flagg Road, on the Kingston campus. The talk is free and open to the public.

Kramer has designed many landscapes involving the renewal and enrichment of campuses, cities and institutions. 

His works include Boston’s Central Wharf Plaza, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, and the newly-completed Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass.

He received a master of landscape architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design after graduating from Amherst College. 

He is an adjunct professor in the Rhode Island School of Design’s landscape architecture program.

The lecture series is co-sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts, Rhode Island Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, The Gaetano and Pasqualina Faella Memorial Endowment, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, Department of Textiles Fashion Merchandising and Design, Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons, and Department of Art and Art History. Kramer is co-sponsored by Victor Stanley.

For more information about the series, contact the URI Department of Landscape Architecture at 401-874-2983 or Professor William A. Green, professor in URI’s Department of Landscape Architecture, at