Michael Manfredi is cofounder of WEISS / MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, based in New York City and has been the Gensler Visiting Professor at Cornell University. His multidisciplinary firm operates at the nexus of architecture, art, landscape, and urban design. His firm’s Olympic Sculpture Park exemplifies this cross disciplinary design approach and the project has been recognized internationally through museum exhibitions and design awards. Time Magazine identified the park as one of the top 10 projects in the world, Barcelona’s World Architecture Festival selected the project as winner in the Nature Category, I.D. Magazine awarded it the highest Environment Design Award, and it was the first project in North America to win Harvard University’s Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design.