René Bihan, FASLA

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René Bihan, FASLA

René Bihan, FASLA
Posted:
Jun 17, 2013
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René Bihan is Managing Principal of SWA Group’s San Francisco office. SWA is an international landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm with offices in California, Texas, and China. Mr. Bihan is an accomplished landscape architect, urban designer and educator interested in issues of urbanism, landscape design, and their symbiotic relationship to dense urban cities. Based out of the San Francisco office, his studio was recently recognized with the ULI Global Award of Excellence for Beijing Finance Street, a significant urban park in the heart of historic Beijing. SWA San Francisco was also awarded a National ASLA honor award for China Poly in Guangzhou, China.

Mr. Bihan is an active member of the Bay Area’s architecture and design community, having been a Commissioner for the San Francisco Arts Commission, sitting on the Civic Design Review Panel and a member of the Better Streets Advisory Committee. He has an in-depth familiarity with construction, studio arts, and contemporary architecture and credits this varied background with his desire to synthesize conceptual ideas with practical solutions on a wide variety of development projects around the world.