Integrating Public Art and Landscape Architecture with Brandon Sobiech

Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast
Episode 68

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Landscape Architect and Founding Principal of DIG Studio Brandon Sobiech has a passion for utilizing contextual inspiration to craft unique and meaningful places. In this episode, he and NINE dot ARTS Chief Curator and Co-founder Molly Casey explore the integration of public art and landscape architecture in a variety of projects, from mixed-use and transit oriented spaces to public parks and gathering areas. They discuss their collaboration on the Truckee River Plan for Reno, Nevada, and how public art is supporting wayfinding and connectivity along the riverfront. Additionally, Brandon provides insight into industry trends around sustainability and resiliency, experiential design that encourages play, and staying up to date on customer needs and aspirations in order to deliver quality projects that evolve with the community.

Discussed in the Episode: 
DIG Studio
Jay Hicks
Nina Coveney and Ashley Langworthy, Biederman Redevelopment Ventures
Utah City
Truckee River Plan, Reno, Nevada
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Gilbert Regional Park
Scottsdale Civic Center
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Tempe Town Lake
Metro Center Mall
City Park Denver
Scientific and Cultural Facilities District in Colorado
Brandon Sobiech on LinkedIn

About Brandon Sobiech:
Brandon Sobiech is a founding Principal at Dig Studio, a landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm with locations in Denver and Phoenix. Dig Studio provides excellence in planning, design, and graphic capabilities as well as careful listening, idea synthesis, and problem solving. All four of DIG’s founders have roots working together in the past at EDAW and AECOM. Revitalized by the small firm dynamic, they bring over 60 years of combined experience to lead clients in creating memorable places that will last. A skilled communicator and collaborator, Brandon’s recent design work has been focused on the reimagining of open community and public spaces, from dynamic play environments to event destinations. Brandon’s commitment to design excellence along with his innate leadership abilities are key to the success of many award-winning projects.

About Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast:
Dot Dot Dot is the continuing conversation around art in the built environment. Episodes explore art, culture, placemaking, and more with a range of reputable art and business leaders. Tune in biweekly to learn how an original art experience can boost your business and make a positive social impact. Episodes are available wherever you get your podcasts!