Richard Haag
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Richard Haag founded the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington in 1963. His creativity and sensitivity to the natural environment and adaptive re-use of existing structures and facilities has been expressed in the more than 500 built projects on which he has worked. He is a skilled in collaborative design, innovative thinking, community involvement, and project management. Richard Haag was educated at University of Illinois, University of California at Berkeley (B.L.A.), and Harvard University Graduate School of Design (M.L.A.), awarded a Fulbright in Japan for two years and was Resident at the American Academy in Rome. Harvard University Graduate School of Design honored Mr. Haag with a symposium and exhibition entitled Exploring the Landscape Architecture of Richard Haag (Spring 1996), followed with the publication of the book: Richard Haag: Bloedel Reserve and Gas Works Park. Richard Haag is the only person to twice receive the American Society of Landscape Architects Presidents Award for Design Excellence: Gas Works Park, Seattle, WA and The Sequence of Gardens at Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, WA. Haag continues to teach, lectures internationally, and practices as Principal of Richard Haag & Associates in Seattle, Washington.


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348 Gould Hall
Box 355734
Seattle WA 98195-5734