Gary Hilderbrand (FASLA FAAR), the 2017 winner of the American Society of Landscape Architects Design Medal, is a principal of Reed Hilderbrand Associates LLC, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is also Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he has taught seminars and design studios since 1990. His firm has been recognized with more than eighty regional and national design awards. Notable projects include Long Dock Park in Beacon, NY, the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, and campus projects at Bennington College, Duke University, Yale, Harvard, and MIT. His firm’s monograph, Visible Invisible, was recognized with the Award of Excellence in Communications from ASLA, and, in the same year, Reed Hilderbrand was recognized as ASLA’s Firm of the Year. In 2015, partners Douglas Reed and Gary Hilderbrand were voted among the top five “most admired practitioners” by the members of ASLA’s Professional Practice Network. Design Intelligence recognized Hilderbrand as one of the 25 Most Influential Educators in Design in the US for 2017. He is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome, where he was recently the Mercedes T. Bass Resident in Landscape Architecture for the fall of 2017.