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Landscape Architecture in the News

Business Honors for Jan. 4, 2015
The New Orleans Advocate
“The American Society of Landscape Architects awarded Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects of Alexandria and Baton Rouge a national Award of Excellence for the firm’s design of Woodland Rain Gardens in Shreveport from among more than 200 national and international entries in the residential design category.”

Gorgeous Brooklyn Heights Townhouse Wants $7.2 Million
Curbed NY
“First up is this beautiful brick townhouse in Brooklyn Heights. The house was built in 1849 and there's a ton of historic details, plus an elevator, 12' ceilings, and bay windows overlooking a garden designed by landscape architect Alice Ireys.”

Salem Landscape Pioneers' Garden Listed on National Register of Historic Places
“The house, garden and home office of pioneering landscape architects in Salem have been added to the National Register of Historic Places, expanding Oregon's ample representation on the National Park Service's hard-to-qualify list. This new addition is unique in that the residence and personal garden of early landscape architects Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver have been individually listed.”

Architecture Future: How Buildings Will Begin to Make Our Lives Better
Denver Post
“Washington D.C.'s new Canal Park is an example. Designed by landscape architect David Rubin while an equity partner at Olin, the three-block-long park is organized around a democratic principle of flexibility that allows visitors to customize its use as needs change.”

Landscape Architecture Awards 2014
San Diego Union-Tribune
“The Palomar Medical Center won the top president's award in the program sponsored by the local chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Backyards Built for Winter Use
The Wall Street Journal
“In a survey this year of 179 landscape architects by the American Society of Landscape Architects, 95.4% rated the popularity of fire pits higher than grills, outdoor seating and stereo systems.”

The Best Architecture of 2014: Sense and Sensitivity
The Wall Street Journal
“An even truer sign of the times, though largely unheralded, the one-year-old Solar Strand at the University of Buffalo is a small but telling model of landscape architecture at its most forward-thinking.”

8 Incredible Green Spaces That Are Thriving in the Biggest Urban Jungles
Huffington Post
“The Lurie Garden and the rest of Millennium Park opened to the public in 2004 and have since won awards such as the Award of Excellence from the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

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