Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR is the Founder and President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). Prior to joining TCLF, Mr. Birnbaum spent fifteen years as the coordinator of the National Park Service Historic Landscape Initiative (HLI) and a decade in private practice in New York City with a focus on landscape preservation and urban design.
His recent projects include two web-based initiatives: What’s Out There? (a searchable database of the nation’s designed landscape heritage) and Cultural Landscapes as Classrooms.
In 2004, Mr. Birnbaum was awarded the Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and Conservation. In 2008 the ASLA awarded Charles the Alfred B. LaGasse Medal and in 2009 the President’s Medal. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture Planning + Preservation and a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 – 9.30 a.m. Speaker Charles Birnbaum.
The Founder and President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Charles Birnbaum will speak on cultural landscape stewardship and preservation highlighting connections to Cummer architectural design.