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Landscape Architecture in the News

A Tour Through the L.A. That Could Have Been
LA Weekly
“Envisioned by local landscape architect Mia Lehrer in 2009, the design scheme for the riverbed has already transformed the once-concrete walls of the flood channel to earthen berms and mounds, so that greenery could once again thrive on the banks.”

The Storm Erases, the Drawing Board Replaces
The New York Times
“If there’s a lot of engineering involved and if the town has a lot of regulations, you might need a landscape architect. If it’s mostly planting and hardscape, like walkways, patios, and pergolas, a qualified landscape designer could be fine.”

A Guide to NYC’s Urban Landscapes
Architects and Artisans
“It’s a book that’s arrived just in time for landscape architecture’s newest ascent.”

Hoblyn Shortlisted for Awards and Off to U.S.
Horticulture Week
“Meanwhile, as part of a trip to Boston for the American Society of Landscape Architects Expo, Hoblyn will be chairing a debate on Designing Native Landscapes with Eric Groft from Oehme van Sweden—the landscape architects widely credited as the creators of the New American Garden style of landscape design.”

30 Restaurants in 30 Days: Olmsted
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“Now, by entering through the freshly relandscaped garden, they underscore this best feature of this glass pod—its windows—and pay tribute to the famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, who gave many in-town neighborhoods their grace.”

Rudy Bruner Award Advances the Conversation on Making Cities Better
“It takes more than talented designers—architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and planners—to create great urban centers. It takes a community.”

Innovative Design at the Intersection of Complete Streets, Green Infrastructure
Crain’s Detroit Business
“Mark Hieber is a senior landscape architect at Harley Ellis Devereaux.”

Newark Revival Wears Orange Along the River
The New York Times

“Phase 2 is set to open on Aug. 3, just upriver from the fields: the 800-foot-long, $9.3 million orange boardwalk, designed by the veteran landscape architect Lee Weintraub, in collaboration with the city’s planning office.”

Guenther, Swift New Fellows in ASLA
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
“The American Society of Landscape Architects named three people from the Northwest as 2013 fellows: Debra Guenther of Mithun, Barbara Swift of Swift Co., and Michael Abbate, director of Portland Parks & Recreation.”

Green Team 16: Stainless Steel
“Terrie Brightman, RLA, ASLA, is a practicing landscape architect at Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects in New York City with nine years of professional experience.”

Water Works: Big Plans to Make Minneapolis's Riverfront a Sight to Behold
Minnesota Post
“SCAPE, a landscape architect company headed by Kate Orff, has among its accomplishments the 103rd Street Community Garden in New York City, which combines athletics, picnic grounds, a playground, and horticulture in one small two-block area. (It won a prize last year from the American Society of Landscape Architects.)”

The Latest Scourge Afflicting Our Parks: Outdoor Yoga Classes?
The Atlantic Cities
“A group of fit, healthy folks exercising in a public park in the open air. It’s the kind of optimistic vision that landscape architects include in project renderings, a seemingly ideal use for a public space.”

Landscape Architecture Firm EDSA Is Grounded in Urban Design
Miami Herald
“When the city fathers wanted to transform Fort Lauderdale from the Spring Break capital affectionately known as 'Fort Liquordale' to a more respectable place in the late 1980s, they sought the help of EDSA, a local landscape architecture firm.”

Architecture's Lean In Moment
July–August 2013
“Think about the most influential projects in contemporary architecture today, and many of them involve collaboration among architects and landscape architects, as well as rafts of consultants, engineers, and other specialists. As I said just before Ito’s win, the real game changer would be giving a Pritzker to a landscape architect.”

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