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!melk is a dynamic, internationally recognized landscape architecture and urban design firm specializing in the creation of highly experiential public spaces as well as large-scale urban interventions. Founder Jerry van Eyck will address his firm's growing reputation for a refined focus on context, identity, strong narrative, pragmatism, and detail.
Health, Safety and Welfare
1) Re-evaluate landscape architects as orchestrators of economic development and arbiters of change, and thereby address the strengths or weaknesses of our own design approach. 2) Appreciate a poetic narrative-based design methodology that produces engineered solutions rooted in the context of the site: history, geology, culture, and economics. 3) Draw inspiration from an interdisciplinary design team, which, by blending skills and attitudes, generates fresh perspectives to reveal hidden opportunities and produce truly unique designs. 4) Learn how a project's resilience is measured by economic, social, and programmatic sustainability.
Jerry Van Eyck
American Society of Landscape Architects