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Landscape Architecture in the News

Kirk Dooley: Bush Center’s Urban Park Feels Like Ranch Land
Dallas Morning News
“Noted landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh designed the urban park with input from the Bushes.”

North Dallas Garden Remade in Grand Style of Versailles
Dallas Morning News
“Paul Fields, president and senior landscape architect of Lambert Landscape Co., took her vision and turned it into an award-winning garden.”

The Last of 40 Hills, What’s Next for Pier 70
San Francisco Chronicle
“Most intriguing of all is the landscape architecture firm looking at the pier’s public space scenarios: none other than James Corner Field Operations, a guiding hand behind the reimagining of New York’s High Line as well as more recent parks in Santa Monica and Philadelphia.”

A First-of-Its-Kind Event for All Things Design
“Fusco & Four have partnered up with organizations such as the American Society of Interior Designers, Boston Architectural College, Boston Society of Architects, Boston Society of Landscape Architects, Design Museum Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and others to start pulling the strings together and produce the series.”

When the Bough Breaks, the City Will Fall
“Such technologies were presented at the conference by landscape architect Shahar Tzur.”

8 Elegant U.S. Mansion Hotels
“Sloane commissioned premier architecture firm Peabody & Sterns to design the "cottage" itself (cottages at that time were defined as secondary residences with a minimum of 30 rooms and 20 acres), and put Frederick Olmstead, the landscape architect behind Central Park, in charge of the gardens.”

Guelph Civic Centre Pavilion Design an Award Winner
Daily Commercial News
“The architects were retained by landscape architects Janet Rosenberg and Studio to develop the pavilion. While RDH has acted in joint venture and in association with other architects and as a sub-consultant to engineering firms and contractors, this was the first time it has been a sub-consultant to a landscape architect, said partner Tyler Sharp.”

Snøhetta Completes Phase One of Times Square Transformation
“Working alongside engineers Weidlinger Associates and landscape architect Mathews Nielsen, the architects plan to open a second plaza by the end of 2015 and complete the entire project the following year.”

Grapevine: The Herzogs in the Headlines
Jerusalem Post
“The monument, shaped in the form of a pink triangle that is reminiscent of the triangle that members of the LGBT community were required to attach to their clothes in concentration camps, was designed by Moria Sekley Landscape Architecture and features short texts in Hebrew, German and English.”

What's the Big Idea? Debating the Future of a Great Urban Park
Huffington Post
“This is an exciting time for landscape architects, urban planners, building architects, municipal officials and other professionals involved with urban parks - they're being challenged and inspired to be more innovative, think more holistically and delve more deeply, for example, into the interplay between natural and cultural systems.”

2 Plainfield Parks Officials Resign
Chicago Tribune
“Cameron Bettin, who earlier this year was selected to succeed former Executive Director Greg Bott, resigned along with the district's landscape architect, James Less.”

Bronson Binger, 83, Who Saved New York Parks and Buildings, Dies
The New York Times
“His biggest effort was the renovation of Union Square Park, which he accomplished with Hui Mei Grove, a landscape architect in the department.”

The Roots Stay Strong at Auburn
The New York Times
“It conducted an online survey that received more than 10,000 responses and formed a committee and contracted a landscape architecture firm. The consensus: mighty oak trees in place once again.”

Mayer/Reed Wins Award for Making Portland Bridge Greener, More Inviting
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
“Mayer/Reed won a merit award from the Oregon chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for the Darlene Hooley Pedestrian Bridge south of downtown Portland.”

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