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Landscape Architecture in the News

Landscape Meets Art
Boston Globe

Landscape architect Keith Wagner also paints landscapes, using acrylic and tar paper.”

Rethinking Philadelphia's Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Wall Street Journal
“The result was a far cry from either the urban boulevard envisioned by the architect Paul Cret and others, or the garden-laced promenade designed by landscape architect Jacques Gréber.”

 A Landscape Architect's Favorite Outdoor Spaces
Crain’s Chicago Business
“Over the past 20 years, Peter Schaudt and Douglas Hoerr of Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects in Chicago have designed award-winning spaces for civic, commercial and institutional clients.”

Architectural Landmark Now a Design Showplace
The New York Times
“Equally radical was their choice of landscape architect, Gabriel Guevrekian, who designed the gardens in an iconoclastic Cubist style.”

Job Jibber Jabber
The New York Times
This op-ed chart summarized the “innocent” small talk about various professions. It included several humorous responses provided by members of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Shou Sugi Ban: The Latest Trend in Fence Design
The Wall Street Journal
“Ithaca, N.Y.-based landscape architect Marc P. Keane, who spent several years in Japan designing gardens, is well-versed in the practice.”

Like It or Hate It, Mpls. Peavey Plaza Will Remain
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
“At issue is landscape architect M. Paul Friedberg’s 1975 design of the plaza, which preservationists say is one of his most important works.”

Water Aggies
The Architect’s Newspaper
“Texas A&M landscape architecture students present groundwater conservation plan.”

Harkness Memorial: Connecticut's Elegant Park
Baltimore Sun
“It is the kind of place to have a special picnic, to take a long walk on the grounds, enjoy expansive views of the Sound, to appreciate the gardens designed nearly a century ago by the famous landscape architect Beatrix Farrand, who called herself a landscape gardener.”

Landscape Architects Announce Design Survey Results
ENR Mountain States
“The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently released the results of a survey of more than 4,000 landscape architecture firms about residential and hospitality design and product selection.”

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on West 8-Designed ‘The Hills’ Project at Governors Island

“Last week Friday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg broke ground on The Hills, a new public park land on Governors Island designed by Rotterdam-based landscape architects West 8.”

Outgrowing the Traditional Grass Lawn
Scientific American
“Michael Pollan has pinpointed the 1860s as a pivotal moment in the history of American lawn: in that decade, landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted designed the suburban community of Riverside, Illinois.”

The Do’s and Don’ts of Back Yard Aquatic Installations
The Washington Post
“Weisman’s modern garden, designed by Annapolis landscape architect Kevin Campion, centers on an L-shaped basin and adjoining rock garden placed next to a sculptural Japanese maple.”

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