Shane Coen is the founder and principal-in-charge of Coen+Partners. Over the past nineteen years, Coen+Partners' work has been recognized as progressive and timeless, receiving over thirty awards for landscape architecture, planning, and urban design. In 2009 and 2010, Shane's work was recognized with two national and three state ASLA awards. In 2003, his firm received a Progressive Architecture (P/A) citation for the redesign of Mayo Plan #1, a new residential community in Rochester, Minnesota. This award represented only the second time a landscape architect had received this honor in the prestigious competition's fifty-year history. In addition to his practice, Shane lectures regularly on his work and collaborative design. He was a featured speaker for the Emerging Voices Lecture Series, sponsored by the Architectural League of New York, upon receiving an Emerging Voices Award for 2009. Recently, Shane has given lectures at the University of California Berkeley, the University of Southern California, Princeton University, The University of Michigan's "Future of Design" conference, the James Rose Center, and the Portland Museum of Art as part of the 2010 Architalx Lecture Series. Shane and his firm recently concluded a two year collaboration with the Walker Art Center and the Carnegie Museum of Art on Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes. a nationally traveling exhibition featuring Mayo Plan #1. Shane continues to focus on building collaborative relationships with influential contemporary architects, designers, and artists throughout the world.