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Landscape Architecture in the News

2013's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture
Huffington Post
“In surveying the year in landscape architecture, ‘aptness,’ a word favored by the great Modernist landscape architect Dan Kiley seems, well, appropriate.”

10 Landscape Design Projects That Turn Damaged and Neglected Spaces into Healthy, Beautiful Environments
Landscape architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by war, natural disaster or disuse.”

The Constant Gardener
Boston Magazine
“Michael Van Valkenburgh’s medium is the natural world. Combining a rural aesthetic with a keen understanding of ecology, the Cornell-trained landscape architect has created stunning outdoor spaces everywhere from private estates on Martha’s Vineyard to the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.”

LSU's Landscape Architecture Program Could Serve as Model for Rest of University, President Says
The Times-Picayune
“LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture undergraduate and graduate programs shine on the national stage because of dedicated faculty, eager students wanting to do great work and proud alumni, according to the program’s director.”

James Corner on the Final Phase of the High Line: "It Will Look Like A Floating Garden"
Fast Company
“Corner, the landscape architect behind Manhattan's wildly popular elevated park, discusses the design decisions that led to the High Line's third, and final, leg.”

Phipps Center Wins 4-star Sustainable Designation
Pittsburgh Business Times
“The Sites program is a project of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of the University of Texas at Austin and the United States Botanic Garden.”

Green Landscaping in Philadelphia
CBS Philly
“ThinkGreen, located just outside of Philly in Glenside, Pennsylvania, is an award-winning landscape architecture, construction and ecological design firm that focuses on the maintenance of existing natural systems while providing innovative and ecologically sensitive solutions for ecological restoration services, watershed management, biodiversity conservation and designing/implementing green roof systems.”

Shopping List: 37 Must-have Home Decor Products from Toronto’s Top Design Pros
Toronto Life
“We enlisted six of the city’s most discerning design experts—an interior designer, an architect, a textile designer, two retailers and a landscape architect—to share their favourite stores and top decor inspirations.”

This Gator Is “America's Top Renovator”
Gainesville Magazine
“David Font was the quiet landscape architect in a sea of loud interior designers and real estate professionals on ‘Brother vs. Brother,’ HGTV's newest design and renovation competition show that premiered this past summer.”

A New Series Featuring Laurie Olin, Acclaimed Landscape Architect
“The Cultural Landscape Foundation recently launched its newest documentary as part of the ongoing Oral History series, this time focusing on the ideas and career of Laurie Olin, a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts and one of the greatest landscape architects of our time.”

Selling English Gardens to the Americans
The Guardian
“Flew to Boston to attend the annual conference of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Landscape Group Calls for Care of Dan Kiley Sites
Boston Globe
“Kiley is one of the most important modernist landscape architects from the 20th century, though his legacy is often forgotten, said Charles Birnbaum, president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation.”

H. Edward Black Named a Fellow of American Society of Landscape Architects
The Patriot-News
“H. Edward Black of H. Edward Black & Associates, Ltd. in Harrisburg, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

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