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Landscape Architecture in the News

The Urban Landscaper
Harvard Magazine
November-December 2013

"With his graying red hair going every which way and his designer black clothes rumpled, Michael Van Valkenburgh, 61, looks like a contradiction: an absent-minded hipster professor. A professor and designer he is-the Eliot professor in practice of landscape architecture at Harvard's Graduate School of Design (GSD), and probably the most celebrated landscape architect in America." 

Foster + Partners' Apple HQ Gets Go-ahead
Architects Journal

"The building has been designed by Foster + Partners, with Olin as landscape architect and Arup as engineer."

Jakarta Breathes Life Back into Monorail Project
The Wall Street Journal

"Nirwono Joga, a landscape architect, said the two mass transportation systems would not only help ease perennial traffic congestion in the city, but would also encourage construction of office buildings near the monorail and MRT stations."

ASLA Honors Bud Clark Commons
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

"Bud Clark Commons, a mixed-use complex in Northwest Portland that houses homeless people, won an honor award from the American Society of Landscape Architects."

Edible Landscape Epitomizes Green Living
Las Vegas Review-Journal

"Afterward, I spoke with fellow chapter member and landscape architect Anna Peltier about a project she's been working on at her home."

Lessons from the SXSW Eco Conference-and From Mother Nature
Huffington Post

"Heather Venhaus, the Austin-based green infrastructure expert (she was an author of the Sustainable Sites Initiative while at the Johnson Wildflower Center, working with the American Society of Landscape Architects) cites the availability of water as the chief challenge facing Austin and many other Texas communities."

EDSA Unveils New Global Projects Showcasing Sustainable Design
Robb Report

"EDSA, an internationally renowned, full-service planning, landscape architecture, and urban design firm, currently has its imprint across the globe working on an astounding number of high-profile projects that specialize in sustainable design."

Outmuscling the Competition
Austin Business Journal

"The Austin offices of Design Workshop recently received top honors by the American Society of Landscape Architects-but the landscape experts aren't sitting on their laurels."

Comment> Short SITED
The Architect's Newspaper

"With the SITES program in its infancy, there is great potential for this certification process to maximize its value to the field of landscape architecture and to provide a smart design framework for future projects."

Studio Visit> Altamanu
The Architect's Newspaper

"Chicago-based landscape architects knit together infrastructure and public space."

Waterfront Design Honored for a Huge Scale that 'Still Feels Soft'
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

"The comprehensive master plan for Seattle's Central Waterfront and a courtyard designed by students at the University of Washington won 2013 awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects."

Art in the Park
Recreation Management

"'Public art is important,' announced landscape architect Susan Weiler of the Olin Studio during a talk at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Landscape Architects." 

Newsmaker: Charles Jencks
Architectural Record

"The centers-17 and growing-are named for writer and landscape architect Maggie Keswick Jencks, who died of breast cancer in 1995."

Dallas Hacienda Wins Honor Award from American Society of Landscape Architects
D Home

"The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently announced the winners of the 2013 Professional Awards, a program designed to recognize the top residential designs, public places, campuses, parks, and urban planning projects across the United States."



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