Landscape Architect Stephen Stimson Lecture “The Flume Fountain: Inspiration and Creation”

Jul 07, 2011
Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 888-3300
Stephen Stimson will discuss the creation of Flume Fountain, a spectacular new water feature at Heritage Museums & Gardens that was inspired by the historic flumes found throughout New England in the age of gristmills. This lecture is part of a growing series of opportunities at Heritage to hear cutting edge designers and horticulturists speak about their work and about trends in their fields.” Stephen Stimson, FASLA, received his education from the University of Massachusetts and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Born and raised on a dairy farm, his agrarian heritage has inspired and shaped the landscapes he has created across New England and the country. He has been practicing landscape architecture for 23 years, and is the founding Principal of Stephen Stimson Associates, a 22-person firm with offices in Cambridge and Falmouth. The firm’s work spans urban and rural and ranges in scale from institutional campuses to public parks and private gardens. The work has been widely r