Dennis B. Carmichael, FASLA
FASLA, is a licensed landscape architect who received his
degree from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
at Syracuse. His work incorporates narrative landscape strategies
to connect people to place for projects ranging from small
gardens to urban parks to new communities. He is interested
in creating places that reveal their unique qualities of history,
culture, and ecology.
Over the past 25 years, he has been a design leader at EDAW,
creating dozens of implemented works around the country. Noteworthy
projects under his direction include Centennial Olympic Park
in Atlanta; Sallie Mae Headquarters in Reston; West Main Street
Arts District in Louisville; Celebration new community in
Florida; and Ross's Landing in Chattanooga. These works and
others have been published in Landscape Architecture, Architectural
Record, Southern Living, and Process Architecture.
He has been the recipient of twelve ASLA awards and dozens
more from AIA, APA, ULI, and AAN.
He has served ASLA in many capacities: as Potomac Chapter
president and trustee; ASLA vice president for information
and practice; host chair for the annual meeting in 1992; and
as a member of the Centennial Celebration Committee, the Public
Relations Advisory Committee, several CAT projects, and the
Green Roof Task Force. He was made a Fellow of ASLA in 1999.