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Landscape Architecture in the News

Why Smart Career Changers Choose Hands-On Exploration
U.S. News & World Report
“At Career Discovery—a six-week summer intensive centered on design and planning fields like architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design—you don't learn about careers, you experience them.”

Pergolas Offer Stylish Shelter from Any Angle
The Detroit News
“James Van Sweden, a landscape architect and designer whose naturalistic work captures much of modern American garden style, calls arbors, pergolas, trellises, and garden pavilions the ‘icing on the cake after the hard work of planning, building, and planting a garden.’”

Emerging Voices> dlandstudio
The Architect’s Newspaper
“One of the first things you notice when talking to landscape architect Susannah Drake is her doggedness.”

Downtown Portland Fountains Earn National Historic Status
Portland Tribune
“Downtown Portland’s landmark fountain plazas designed by landscape architect Lawrence Halprin are now also national historic landmarks.”

Austin's TBG Partners Snags Global Assignments
Austin Business Journal
“Earl Broussard grew up dirt poor in Louisiana, but it didn’t stop him from hitting paydirt in the landscape architectural and planning business.”

The Garden Scribe: Get Up Close and Personal on Palm Beach Garden Tour
Palm Beach Daily News
“One of the best things about writing this column is that I get to interview landscape architects—and their clients—about their collaborations that result in some truly wonderful gardens.”

Featured Project: Garden in Comporta by Topiari
“We don’t showcase as much landscape architecture as we’d like: The modification of landscape is often more subtle than the rigidity of inhabitable buildings, but no less important to how people use, perceive, and encounter space.”

Water Features that Go with the Flow
Atlanta-Journal Constitution
“Water features are increasingly popular with homeowners, according to a 2013 survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Último Ejemplar de la Revista Garden Design
“El número de abril de la Garden Design os va a encantar...sobre todo a los fans de la paisajista Beatrix Farrand. En este número podemos leer la biografía de la paisajista estadounidense nacida en 1872, que con 27 años colaboró en la fundación de la American Society of Landscape Architects, siendo la primera mujer que formó parte de ella y que, tras unos tristes y meláncolicos últimos años de vida, murió en 1957 a la edad de 67 años.”

Four Landscape Projects Certified Under SITES Sustainability Rating System
Water World
“SITES is a partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of the University of Texas at Austin, and the United States Botanic Garden.”

Survey Identifies Top Outdoor Living Trends
Irrigation & Green Industry
“The 2013 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey, conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects, shows a growing trend in outdoor living.

How to Make Your Yard Private
“Placed on the side of a home, driveway, or patio, these structures reduce ambient air temperatures by up to 10 degrees, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Figuring Out Landscaping Priorities
“The most popular recreation amenities among homeowners are decorative water elements such as ornamental pools and splash pools, according to a recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Light Your Landscape
“Exterior lighting is the most popular outdoor living feature among homeowners, according to a recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects, which found that 96.2 percent of homeowners want to light up their outdoors.”

Backyard Bliss
Yoga Journal
“There's even a professional group of the American Society of Landscape Architects for those specializing in therapeutic garden design; it started with just 14 members in the late 1990s and has more than 300 members today, says chair Naomi Sachs.”

The Green Team Part 10: POPS for the People…and the Developer
“Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects provides a pedestrian throughway parallel to a [series] of ‘rooms.’”

Your City Garden Can Go Completely Wild
The Seattle Times
Landscape architect and avid birder Keith Geller's garden in the Madison Valley is designed for both people and birds.”

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