Skip to main content
Stanford University
Art Focus Lectures | Stanford University: The Space Between Buildings

Art Focus Lectures | Stanford University: The Space Between Buildings

Wednesday February 13, 2019

John L. Wong has led more than 150 projects for Stanford University. For over thirty years, SWA and he have been working with Stanford University to reclaim the 100-year old vison of Leland Stanford and Frederick Law Olmstead through a series of campus improvement projects. Integrating the university’s facility needs with a long-term landscape vision, the projects are recovering the campus’ historic axes, open space patterns, and contrast of formal landscape spaces with natural landscape within the central campus.

John L. Wong joined SWA, a premier landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, in 1976. He has directed an array of projects from the design and crafting of small gardens to the large-scale planning and design of neighborhoods, towns, and new communities. He has extensive experience in North America, the Middle East, and Asia—particularly in Japan, Korea, and China. Over the past two decades, Wong has led many campus improvement projects at Stanford University, including the award-winning DAPER Master Plan, the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for the Visual Arts, and the Alumni Center. He and his teams have designed the groundscapes for 12 of the 100 tallest buildings in the world.

Cantor Arts Center Auditorium

Pre-registration and Drop-in: $35 member | $40 non-member

(650) 723-3482