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Landscape Architecture in the News

Coast Guard
May 2013
Print only
“If you were to stop by SCAPE, Kate Orff’s downtown Manhattan landscape-architecture firm, on one of the days she’s been forced to stay inside, you’d probably sense that she’d rather be out tromping around New York’s watery fringes.”

Atlanta Cottage Garden
Southern Living
May 2013
“Don't let a setback stand in the way of great design—embrace it. That's what architect Carolyn Llorens and landscape architect Deanna Pope Ozio did when remodeling this Atlanta cottage garden.”

Small Backyard, Big Escape
Southern Living
Landscape architect Rick Griffin of Griffin & Egger Landscape Architects gets credit for transforming what had been a boring, empty yard.”

Healthy Street
The Architect’s Newspaper
“‘Initially, the strong point of Stoss’s project is its degree of pragmatism and that it realistically responded to the budget,’ said Richard Weller, jury chair and chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.

Once a Buckeye, Always a Buckeye
Daily News
“[Eddie] George, who graduated from Ohio State with a degree in landscape architecture before going on to earn his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2009, is also utilizing his new role to serve as a mentor to student-athletes looking to advance their careers to the professional level.”

Cooper-Hewitt Announces 14th Annual National Design Awards Winners
The Architect’s Newspaper
“Margie Ruddick, who employs an environmental approach to urban landscape design, is the Landscape Architecture category winner.”

Editorial> Tree Cities, USA
The Architect’s Newspaper
“This can of course be done simultaneously—the ascendance of landscape architecture and tactical urbanism is encouraging on that front.”

Most Creative People 2013. Nos.49-57. Urban Outfitters
Fast Company
“Denise Hoffman Brandt, a landscape architect, suggests that cities should stop planting street trees and maintaining grass-covered lawns, which require continual upkeep and huge quantities of chemical fertilizer."

Most Creative People 2013. No.3. Diana Balmori
Fast Company
“‘Landscape architecture,’ says architect Diana Balmori, ‘is an agile tool kit for dealing with the complexity of the city.’”

An Indiana Town Where Big Names Built
The New York Times
“After a five-minute drive, we pulled into the 13.5-acre property to view the work of Saarinen (and the principal design associate Kevin Roche), the interior designer Alexander Girard, and the landscape architect Dan Kiley.”

The Invasion of the Bollards
The Washington Post
“Olmsted, the famous Central Park landscape architect, put the terrace and stairs on the West Front of the Capitol to fuse it with its setting.”

Society: Wandering from Garden to Garden
San Jose Mercury News
“They removed their back lawn 2½ years ago after consulting with landscape architect Deva Luna of Earth Care.”

World Landscape Expo Opens in NE China
China Daily
“The expo, which will kick off on May 10, 2013, is the result of the first cooperation by the International Association of Horticultural Producers and the International Federation of Landscape Architects.”

The Right Mix: Modern House Incorporates the Best of Its Tudor Past
Seattle Times

“The sum total is a combination of design by architect Jim Castanes, project manager Alev Seymen, contractor Robert Kruse, interior designers Nancy Burfiend and Devin Fitzpatrick, landscape architect Anita Madtes, the homeowners, and early design input from Aujla.”

Q&A: Kevin Shanley
“Jared Green is editor of The Dirt, the blog of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).”

On the Road with the Rudy Bruner Award: The Steel Yard in Providence, R.I.
“The project has received recognition for its innovative approach to site remediation, including a 2011 Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and documentation as a case study for brownfield regeneration by the EPA and others.”

Motor Vehicles and Stormwater Runoff
Environmental Leader
“Across the country, landscape architects are introducing ecologically safe design elements that address stormwater runoff problems and improve water quality.”

AIA to Congress: Don't Gut Energy Conservation Requirements
Residential Architect
“Click here for the full letter and list of signatories, which includes organizations such as the AIA, Architecture 2030, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the New Buildings Institute and the Rocky Mountain Institute; and architecture firms HOK, DLR Group, Gensler, Perkins + Will, SmithGroup, SOM, and Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects.” Here is the link to the letter

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