In honor of Werner K. Sensbach

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Tree species:
Quercus palustrus
Common name:
Pin Oak
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As the Director of University Planning from 1965 to 1991, Werner K.Sensbach led the University's design and planning operations during one of the most significant periods of expansion that saw the creation of the North Grounds and Science and Engineering precincts.

With degrees from the Universities at Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, and the University of North Carolina, he worked in architectural offices in Europe and New York and served as the city of Roanoke's Director of Planning from 1960-65. In addition to teaching courses in urban history at the School of Architecture until 1980, Mr. Sensbach served on the Charlottesville City Planning Commission for eight years.

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