Product News by Land8, WestEdge Design Fair, Equiparc, and MIA+BSI: the Natural Stone Institute

Product News by Land8, WestEdge Design Fair, Equiparc, and MIA+BSI: the Natural Stone Institute



Land8 Hosts 9th Annual Happy Hour in New Orleans


WestEdge Design Fair, November 3-6, in Los Angeles


Equiparc


The 2016 Tucker Design Awards

5/14/2010

Landscape Architecture in the News

Utah Business Briefs
The Salt Lake Tribune
05/13/2010
“Design Workshop, a landscape architecture, planning, and strategic services firm in Salt Lake City, received awards recently from the Utah Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for developing master plans for Pioneer Park and the new Utah Museum of Natural History.”

Shopping with Steven Tupu: Outdoor Lighting 
Post-Gazette/New York Times Syndicate 
05/13/2010
“His firm, terrain-nyc, has won numerous awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, including a national award for an elaborate rooftop garden in Dumbo, Brooklyn, with broad steps that appear to float on light, and one from the New York chapter of the Society for using creative landscaping and lighting in a Brooklyn Heights backyard, where fixtures are strapped to trees to provide dappled illumination from above.”

Lighting Outdoor Spaces Can Be Dramatic 
The New York Times 
05/12/2010
“His firm, terrain-nyc, has won numerous awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, including a national award for an elaborate rooftop garden in Dumbo, Brooklyn, with broad steps that appear to float on light, and one from the New York chapter of the Society for using creative landscaping and lighting in a Brooklyn Heights backyard, where fixtures are strapped to trees to provide dappled illumination from above.”

Conservancy’s Open Day a Stroll Through Seven of North Texas’s Finest Gardens 
The Dallas Morning News 
05/12/2010 
“The project received both Texas and national American Society of Landscape Architects awards in 2007. ‘Typically, the site would have been scraped clean and probably a McMansion would have been built in its place, erasing all the wonderful history of the site,’ Cowan writes. ‘Instead, we nurtured, cared for, and restored in a new and playful way’ an old pump station.”

Planters Averted Worse Damage at Museum 
The Washington Post 
05/11/2010
“Nancy Somerville, chief executive of the American Society of Landscape Architects, said robust outdoor security is expensive and might not be necessary for every building. ‘There’s usually, behind the scenes, a pretty thoughtful risk assessment,’ she said. “In this case, the poor man in his truck had an impact with a temporary security barrier, which shows really just how temporary those are.

“‘Maybe one piece of good that could come out of this is a little more funding and little more thought into where we really do need security and how we do that correctly and appropriately,’ she said.”

Outdoor Trends
My San Antonio 
05/07/2010
“A new survey from the American Society of Landscape Architects shows an increasing interest in outdoor living. And even though the national economy has taken a bite out of the level of luxury home owners might aim for in the backyard, it’s still a popular place to spend a large part of the budget for a new home or remodel.”

Winners of the ASLA Professional Awards 2010 
Dexigner Design Portal 
05/06/2010
“The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the winners of the 2010 Professional Awards, representing the best in landscape architecture around the world in the categories of general design, residential design, analysis and planning, research, and communication.”

Pittsburgh’s SNAP Effort Receives Honors from Architects’ Group 
Post-Gazette 
05/04/2010
“The city of Pittsburgh Planning Department has won honors from the American Society of Landscape Architects for its Sector Neighborhood Asset Planning, or SNAP, effort, which brings detailed data to bear in charting neighborhoods’ futures.”

Support Growing to Improve Look of the Kensington Expressway 
The Buffalo News 
05/05/2010 
“Supporters say such a project would help reconnect a neighborhood that was essentially cut in two when the Kensington was completed in the 1960s. Critics have long called it a blunder that damaged a historic corridor designed by prominent landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.”

Wielding Light as a Tool to Shape the Cityscape 
The Wall Street Journal 
05/12/2010
“Some of Mr. Hartman’s projects have provoked controversy. In 2006, he was tapped to revitalize Parkmerced, a 115-acre apartment and townhome complex in western San Francisco. The project, to add units and urbanize the car-centric community, has been met with dismay by some tenants and preservationists, who want to save the lawns and courtyards of landscape architect Thomas Church and buildings by architect Leonard Schultze, of Waldorf Astoria fame.”

13 Gwinnett Students Split $250,000 in Scholarships 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 
05/12/2010
“Johnson was floored by the scholarship help. She wants to study landscape architecture.‘My mother got into college but never finished. My sister wanted to go to college but she got pregnant at 17,’ she said. ‘I just feel like I have to do this for my family. This is an honor.’”

Bali Meets Craftsman Style in Los Altos 
Palo Alto Online
05/11/2010
“The mastermind behind this striking parcel is landscape architect Lisa Moulton, whom the owners called on seven years ago with a vision of remodeling their backyard into a vibrant, perennially blossoming garden that would serve as a stunning venue for outdoor family gatherings.”

Trip Gave Pair Lay of the Land that They Could One Day Shape
IndyStar.com 
05/09/2010
“The two landscape architecture students—as part of a self-study program that’s part of their major at Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning—spent about seven weeks from February through April pedaling bikes and riding trains around the continental United States to study the nation’s cycling and transportation infrastructure. Stops included Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, New Orleans, and New York.”

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