Member Recognition

LAI membership consists of industry leaders and experts in the many facets impacting land economics. Members are often recognized in the media and as honors | awards recipients and invited to speak at prominent events. The following details LAI Atlanta Chapter members recognized for their contributions within land economics arenas.

Urban Retail
Essential Planning, Design, and Management Practices

LAI Atlanta Chapter Board Member Bill de St. Aubin of The Sizemore Group will speak at the prestigious Harvard University Graduate School of Design | Executive Education Urban Retail: Essential Planning Design & Management Practices July 12 – 14, 2017. In his presentation, Bill will educate on will discuss mall retrofits & the experiential economy.

5G Studio Collaborative Designs $58 Million Cinema South Studios
24-acre Six-Stage Complex to Serve Georgia’s Thriving Major Film Production Industry

In early July 2017, the Atlanta Business Chronicle featured the extraordinary Cinema South studio project in a front-page article, The second big film studio set for Fayette County. LAI Atlanta Chapter Vice-President Jim Viviano leads the Cinema South team that developed the program and site plan for the entire 25-acre campus, including all of the architectural designs of the studio and support buildings. The LAI Atlanta Blog post,  5G Studio Collaborative Designs $58 Million Cinema South Studios, gives an overview of the impressive Cinema South Studios.

Atlanta Beltline Receives National ASLA  Award
2017 Olmstead Medal Recipient

Congratulations to the Atlanta BeltLine and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership: the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) named the Atlanta BeltLine the prestigious 2017 Olmsted Medal recipient. Atlanta BeltLine CEO Paul Morris is an Atlanta LAI Chapter member. The annual ASLA Olmsted Medal recognizes individuals and organizations outside the profession of landscape architecture for environmental leadership, vision, and stewardship. On October 23, Paul will formally accept the award at the ASLA President’s dinner in Los Angeles. The LAI Atlanta Blog post, Atlanta Beltline Receives National ASLA  Award, details the award significance and includes relevant links.