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Landscape Architecture in the News

Collected Ideas That Bring Hope for a Greener, Healthier World
Huffington Post

“In compiling Designed for the Future, [Jared] Green -- who is senior communications manager at the American Society of Landscape Architects and editor of the organization's impressive blog The Dirt -- asked eighty architects, urban planners, landscape architects, journalists, artists, and environmental leaders the same question: what gives you hope that a sustainable future is possible?”

Tyler Abboretum Board Names New Director
Philadelphia Inquirer

“[Elizabeth] Brien, a landscape architect and member of the arboretum, has a background in public garden management and development.”

Home-improvement Shows Inspire, but Can Set Up Unrealistic Expectations
Arizona Republic

“While Blair and Hernandez are checking out the inside of TV homes, landscapers are scrutinizing the outside. Phoenix landscape architect Wade Gendreau is a fan of such shows as "This Old House" and its hotshot landscaper Roger Cook.”

Falling for Fallingwater's Landscape
Reading Eagle

“Kary Arimoto-Mercer, a landscape architect who wrote her master's thesis on Fallingwater, compares the landscape to New York's Central Park, where Frederick Law Olmsted's design also evokes nature, but controls it carefully.”

Creating Sustainable, Beautiful Landscapes
Tucson Local Media

“In fact, a recent survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), found that sustainable and low-maintenance designs are top trends among residential landscape projects.”

Business Honors for April 19, 2015
New Orleans Advocate

“The Louisiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has announced the winners of its annual Louisiana Professional Awards competition, recognizing excellence in landscape architectural design, planning and analysis, communication and research.”

Roland Park a Jewel for House and Garden Pilgrimage
Baltimore Sun

“Before plans for this tour were underway, I had no idea that America's first female landscape architect, Beatrix Jones Farrand, had anything to do with Roland Park, let alone with the property right across the street. She was a founding member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the only woman.”

Vertical Garden at H-E-B Softens the Urban Landscape
Houston Chronicle

Landscape architect Daryl McCann helped plan this vertical garden that is a part of the new H-E-B at San Felipe and Fountainview.”

Hermann Park's Japanese Garden Serves as City Oasis
Houston Chronicle

“In 2006, Japanese landscape architect Terunobu Nakai was enlisted to work on the garden's design and train others how to maintain it.”

California Landscape Architects' Strategies Hold Water
Architectural Record

“In spite of unprecedented drought and new water consumption regulations, local landscape architects are ahead of the curve.”

Udall, Edwards Reintroduce Stormwater Legislation; Water, Environmental Groups Applaud Efforts
WaterWorld Magazine

“The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), American Rivers, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have provided technical assistance to the bill's sponsors and worked to appeal for broad Congressional support.”

Designing Urban Landscapes: A Matter of Good Storytelling and Editing

“Among the various contenders for thematic inspiration, the design team at Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects chose to articulate Soho Square’s printing past in its design to strengthen existing program needs.”

Let's Keep DTLA's Pershing Square Weird
LA Weekly

“But that's what is lovable about Pershing Square. It's the Mad Libs approach to landscape architecture: It's weird and it's random and let's face it, so is L.A.”

Landscape Architect Thomas Woltz’s Innovative Designs Bear “Farm to Table” Holistic Approach

“Garden. Park. Community. Farm. Landscape architect Thomas Woltz opened his talk at the recent Park Pride conference with those four words projected on the wall behind him.”



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