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Landscape Architecture in the News

Creative Tax Would Generate Green to Pay for Dogpatch, Potrero Parks
San Francisco Chronicle
“They hope to attract businesses that can sell coffee or snacks—much like the ones on Octavia Street in Hayes Valley—and widen the sidewalk to make it safer for pedestrians. The neighborhood already has raised $15,000 and hired a landscape architect who put those ideas into sketches and detailed plans.”

Project Preserves Civil War Remains on Mount Washington
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“The landscape architecture firm of LaQuatra Bonci Associates prepared the concept plan.”

$4.3M Cavalliere Park in North Scottsdale Cited for Sustainable Landscape
Arizona Republic
“SITES is a partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, and the U.S. Botanic Garden.”

Out with Old, in with New Coconut Grove Park
Miami Herald
“At very least, Sarnoff said, the new park would fulfill a key mandate of the Sasaki Plan, named after the renowned landscape architecture firm that designed it after extensive public consultation: to open up bay vistas long blocked by the bulky exhibition center, and provide a green link between City Hall and Peacock and Myers parks directly to the south.”

The Garden on First Street
Southern Living
“Two Southern tastemakers create the ultimate garden for entertaining at a New Orleans house made famous by its owner, renowned writer and hostess Julia Reed. Three days after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, landscape architect Ben Page arrived on the doorstep of author and entertaining expert Julia Reed.”

Bok Tower Gardens to Receive $12 Million Makeover
Miami Herald
“The gardens were designed by noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and opened 85 years ago.”

Tampa Museum Transports Visitors to Late Victorian Period
Boston Globe
“Plant hired German landscape architect Anton Fiehe to create the lavish grounds, and he brought in 70 varieties of exotic fruits and flowering plants.”

Winter Keeps Snow Removal Companies Busy in Bloomington
“At Grieder Landscaping in Bloomington, snow removal isn’t a big moneymaker, but an additional service for their landscaping customers, said Dale Palmer, landscape architect.”

Orchid Show Opens at Missouri Botanical Garden
“This year’s show is inspired by the work of Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.”

Researchers Work on Building a Model of Calamity
Baltimore Sun
“An assistant professor of geography and engineering at the Johns Hopkins University leads a team that includes researchers in public health, civil engineering, earth sciences, human behavior, even a landscape architect from the Maryland Institute College of Art.”

Synagogue Looks to Create Eruv Downtown
Baltimore Sun
“Hametz, a landscape architect by training, said he believes the eruv is related to the idea of an intimate, walkable community, and is a testament to how different people can use the same space. 'There's a certain kind of overlap [with] graffiti,' he said.”

Rethinking Our Cities to Fight Obesity
Fast Company
“Students were brought together from architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning into a brand-new course, in order to dig into the data and figure out how health impacts are affected by built form.”

André Le Nôtre in Perspective Documents the Landscape Architect’s Incredible Historic Designs
Architectural Digest
“Had Versailles's landscape architect, André Le Nôtre (1613–1700), accomplished nothing else in his life, the gardens he engineered for Louis XIV would have been enough to secure his place in history.”

Photos: The Chuck Brown Memorial Park Installation Finalists
“The first comes from the team of artists Charles Bergen and Lou Stovall, producer/filmmaker Tommy Walker, and landscape architect Craig Atkins.”

Small Space Big Impression
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
“At first she was limited by the size of what she could carry in her Mini Cooper sedan, but when she realized her lanai wouldn’t be complete without some bigger trees, she called an acquaintance, landscape architect Stephen Haus.”

Recycling Nature: He Makes Rustic Furniture from Garden ‘Debris’
Miami Herald
“David Hughes, a Doylestown, Pa., landscape architect with an affinity for native flora and natural landscapes, often finds himself ripping out dead, overgrown, or otherwise undesirable plants to make way for new.”

Sculpture Garden Planned for Tecumseh High School
Miami Herald
“A landscape architect will work with Obeid and her students on a design and content of the display.”

How to Preserve Postwar Modernism
“The 78-acre urban renewal project was a 1961 to 1965 collaboration among Mies, urban planner Ludwig Hilberseimer, and landscape architect Alfred Caldwell.”

Proposal to Rebuild Oyster Reefs in Dispute
Washington Times
“‘There’s not been any change in policy,’ said Larry Hajna, a DEP spokesman. Nor, he said, has the agency been approached by the oyster reef designers, the SCAPE/Landscape Architecture group.”

Plainfield Township Park District Director Resigns
Chicago Tribune
“Bettin and the district’s landscape architect, James Less, resigned from their jobs in December after Peck restructured departments within the park district and eliminated the parks and planning department, which included Bettin’s and Less’s positions.”

Mirror House by Johan Selbing and Anouk Vogel Camouflages with Its Surroundings
“This house in the Dutch city of Almere by Swedish architect Johan Selbing and Swiss landscape architect Anouk Vogel is completely covered in reflective glass to allow it to blend in with its surroundings.”

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