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The Real High Line Effect—A Transformational Triumph of Preservation and Design
The Huffington Post
“The High Line was almost magically reawakened by a team of landscape architects, architects, horticulturists, engineers, and others, led by James Corner Field Operations.”  

Required Reading: The Private Oasis
“Daisy Buchanan would look very comfortable lounging against the backdrop of an Edmund Hollander landscape. It's difficult, in fact, to look at one of the many sprawling, luxurious estate gardens that New York-based landscape architect Hollander has created for wealthy clients on Long Island's East End.”

Ayers Saint Gross Celebrating 100 Years
“Ayers Saint Gross is kicking off a yearlong celebration to commemorate its 100th anniversary. The festivities, with a VIP guest list, will be held at the Locust Point headquarters of the architectural, planning, design, and landscape architecture firm.”

Fay Jones School of Architecture Hosts Camp for Ninth Graders
Fayetteville Flyer
“The Fay Jones School of Architecture will host a free summer design camp for area students going into the ninth grade. Students will learn about architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design through hands-on projects, tours, movies, and discussions led by design faculty.”

Garden Transformed into Buffet for Birds, Bees
Abilene Reporter-News
“Natives have been identified as a top trend by both the Garden Media Group and the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Michael Spencer's Make It Green: Plush Parking Lot Landscapes Make Shopping a Pleasure
Naples Daily News
“Michael Spencer, ASLA, has been practicing landscape architecture since 1979 and is president of MSA Design Inc.”

Haven Apartments in Tempe Sold for $46.5 Million
“The Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has recognized professionals and projects that represent the most significant achievements of Arizona landscape architecture. “

Business People Twin Cities
St. Paul Pioneer Press/
“Stantec, which has offices in St. Paul, White Bear Lake, Rochester, and St. Cloud, won three awards in the American Society of Landscape Architects–Minnesota Chapter awards program. The honors were for the Warehouse District Heritage Street Plan, Minneapolis; Stadium Village Public Realm and Connectivity Study, Minneapolis; and Downtown Sauk Rapids Extreme Makeover.”

Gyorgyfalvy Elevated to ASLA Council of Fellows
Daily Journal of Commerce
“Bend landscape architect Robin Gyorgyfalvy was one of 33 American Society of Landscape Architects members elevated recently to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2012.”

Soul of the City: "Street Food in the City"
Sacramento Press
“[Soul of the City] is being run as a partnership between the American Institute of Architects, Central Valley Chapter and the California Sierra Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Treading Lightly
Residential Architect
“Twenty years after the Congress for the New Urbanism’s founding, Duany Plater-Zyberk + Co.’s Charlotte, N.C.–based partner, Thomas E. Low, believes water should exist at the center of community planning and design. For Low, water, once the domain of infrastructure, can—and should—guide building anew and conserving the local ecology. As a certified planner and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, he also would like to see ecology evolve on multiple fronts.”

Easy Ways to Create a Year-round Oasis in Your Backyard
The Times-Reporter
“More homeowners are seeking function and efficiency from their outdoor living spaces, according to a recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Q+A> Laurie Olin
The Architect’s Newspaper
“Laurie Olin, recent winner of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Gold Medal, has worked on transforming public spaces around the world with Frank Gehry, Richard Meier, Peter Eisenman, Cesar Pelli, and Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, among many others.”

ASLA Honors 33 Outstanding Members with Fellowship
“The American Society of Landscape Architects has elevated 33 members to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2012. Among them are Barbara Deutsch and Rodney Mercer, both of whom were nominated by the Potomac Chapter in the Leadership/Management Category.”

Millstone Township Native Graduates from Penn State with Landscape Architecture Degree
“Kaylynn Primerano, a 2007 graduate of Allentown High School and the daughter of Mark and Jane Primerano, graduated from the Pennsylvania State University on May 5, 2012, with a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture.”

Yeosu Notebook: Is It Architecture or Landscape?
Architect Magazine
“I recently wrote about the successful integration of architecture and landscape architecture at the 2012 Yeosu World Exposition.”

Dirk Sijmons to Curate 6th IABR
“Looking at the city through the lens of landscape architecture allows us a clear view of the situation. There is just one course of action available to us: If we are to resolve the world’s ecological problems we first need to resolve the problems facing our cities.”

Globally Going Green Equals Green Roofs
“Green roofs are hot. Or cool, actually. The main green-roof go-to guy in the Twin Cities is landscape architect L. Peter MacDonagh of Kestrel Design Group.”

Stewart Engineering and Landscaping Firm HadenStanziale to Merge
The News & Observer
“Stewart Engineering and HadenStanziale announced Tuesday that they are merging to become one of the largest engineering and landscape architectural design firms in the state.”

1929 Colonial Revival in Hancock Park by Roland E. Coate
Curbed Los Angeles
“This swellegant manse in Hancock Park was designed in 1929 by the redoubtable Roland E. Coate Sr., while its beguiling gardens were the work of A. E. Hanson, landscape architect of Harold Lloyd's estate, Greenacres, and developer of Hidden Hills.”

Lake Zurich Considering $747,000 Facelift of Paulus Park
Daily Herald
“The village’s Special Park and Recreation Advisory Board and Norris Design, a planning and landscape architecture firm, revamped the plan for the park, located at 200 S. Rand Road, to make it less costly.”

Lincoln Park's Quintessential Oasis
“What's now known as the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park has been called ‘the quintessential oasis.’ It's one of the few examples of landscape architecture listed on the National Register of Historic Places.”

On-the-Job-Training: Students Learn Park Design as Part of Enrichment Unit
Centre Daily Times
“First and second graders from the State College Area School District got a lesson on park design last month when local landscape architect Matthew Harlow, of ELA Group Inc., visited their schools as part of a learning enrichment unit on park planning.”

First Wave of ASU Trees To Be Planted
Today's News-Herald
“The first batch of trees has arrived to decorate the new Arizona State University campus at Lake Havasu. Mychal Gorden, the project’s landscape architect, said the trees are expected to be planted along the new Swanson Avenue main entrance during the next couple of days.”

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