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New Balance
Home & Design
November/December 2015
Landscape architect Kevin Campion designed simple, understated front and back gardens that relate to the architecture.”

California’s Next Worry: Mudslides from El Niño Rains
San Francisco Chronicle
“The last fatal event in Northern California occurred in Mill Valley in 2006 when a fast-moving wall of mud buried a 76-year-old landscape architect behind his home.”

Welcome Mat: Home News, Events in Metro Detroit
Detroit News
“In 2012, landscape architect Jeffrey Klein decided to do something about the lack of quality landscape stores in the city of Detroit.”

Cultivated Chic
Savannah Magazine
“Georgia’s First City will get an introduction to the First Ladies of Gardening when the Seeds and Weeds Garden Club hosts author and landscape architect Heidi Howcroft at the club’s October meeting.”

Outdoor Classroom Honors Elgin High School Science Teacher
Chicago Tribune
“The outdoor classroom is a Council Ring, a trademark of gardens that were designed in the early 20th century by landscape architect Jens Jensen, Jean [Duer Muntz] said.”

Stanford White's Legacy Lives on With Great-Great Granddaughter Genevieve White Carter
Huffington Post
“A son and daughter, Jerome Buttrick and Mary Buttrick Burnham are architects, practicing in Oakland, California, and New York City. Cynthia White Jay has two sons in the field-in St. Louis and New Zealand-and a third son who is a landscape architect.”

Public Reviews Proposals for Lower City Park
Iowa City Press-Citizen
“Representatives from Des Moines-based landscape architecture firm Confluence and members of the city's Parks and Recreation Commission were on hand during an open house at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center to gather input and answer questions from about 40 people who attended the open house.”

Garden Pros Share Dirt on Common Mistakes that Drive Them Crazy
Telegraph (Macon, Georgia)
“Julie Moir Messervy, landscape architect and author, wants gardeners to buy groups of the same plant. ‘Don't buy 1,000 different plants. Buy a larger number of just a few,’ she advises. ‘Think of swoops and drifts and ribbons and rivers.’”

First Look: Massive Mixed-use Residential Village Proposed in South Boston (Photo Gallery)
Boston Business Journal
“The project’s architect is Cambridge-based Prellwitz Chilinski Associates and Halvorson Design Partnership Inc. is the landscape architect.”

Screen/Print #37: "S,M,L,XL" from the Journal of Architectural Education
“As landscape architect Alex Wall wrote in his essay ‘Programming the Urban Surface,’ released around the same time as S,M,L,XL, there was an abundance of projects that probed the ‘connective tissue that organizes not only objects and spaces but also the dynamic processes and events that move through them. This is landscape as active surface, structuring the conditions for new relationships and interactions among the things it supports.’”

Fairfield Landscape Architect Maximizes Outside Space
Connecticut Post
“Now 15 months old, Matteson Landscape Architecture in Fairfield is not yet at the capacity its principal Jessica Matteson would like to see.”

Daniels Faculty Lecture: “Visible | Invisible” with Landscape Architect Gary Hilderbrand, Reed Hilderbrand, Cambridge
Canadian Architect
“Gary Hilderbrand will present this year’s Michael Hough / Ontario Association of Landscape Architects Visiting Critic lecture.”

Does Racial Bias Show Up in the Crosswalk?
Latina Lista
“‘We were surprised at just how stark the difference was,’ says Arlie Adkin, an assistant professor in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning at the University of Arizona.”

SHoP Architects Unveils Navajo-inspired Expansion Plans for SITE Santa Fe Gallery
“SITE Santa Fe is located in the heart of the Santa Fe Railyard – an area that was completely regenerated in 2008 by architect Frederic Schwartz and landscape architect Ken Smith, and is now a popular public space.”

Play Is for Everyone: Making NYC Playgrounds More Equitable
“Grace Lo, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP is a full-time landscape architect at Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, a part-time yoga teacher, and an aspiring plant nerd.”

'It’s Not Going to Look Like They Want': Landscape Plans for Baton Rouge Lakes Will Be Expensive, Maybe Impossible, Wetland Expert Says
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
“The Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the landscape architect working on the Baton Rouge lakes project say that [Andy] Nyman has valid concerns, but that the project hasn’t progressed to the point to address those concerns.”

Renowned Landscape Architect Implores Grads to Protect Natural Environment
Guelph Mercury
“As today's university graduates go into the working world they constantly need to be aware of limiting our environmental footprint. That was the message delivered by renowned landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander during her convocation address at the University of Guelph on Saturday.”

America’s Green Giant
New York Review of Books
“Now best remembered as the codesigner, with the British-born architect Calvert Vaux, of New York’s Central Park of 1857–1873, [Olmsted] was even more important as the veritable inventor of landscape architecture as a modern profession.”

Development Plans for Mormon Cattle Ranch Stirs Controversy (via Associated Press)
“‘There are no checks and balances happening,’ said Karina Veaudry, a landscape architect, who is with the Florida Native Plants Society. ‘The county has been bending over backward pretty much to do whatever they say.’”

Architects Chosen to Design St. Petersburg's Pier Approach Project
Tampa Bay Times
“The team of W Architecture and Landscape Architecture of New York and St. Petersburg's Wannemacher Jensen beat out four others vying to design what is envisioned as a sweeping gateway to complement the new pier.”

Things to Do In and Around Greenwich
Greenwich Time
“On Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Garden Education Center of Greenwich, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob, landscape architects Edmund Hollander and Maryanne Connelly will deliver a seminar on the ‘Three Ecologies: Ecology of Site, Human Ecology and the Ecology of Architecture.’”

Lobbying World
The Hill
“The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers brought on Leighton Yates as state affairs manager to handle the group’s policy portfolio on the state level. Before that, he worked as a legislative analyst at the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Saarinen's Bold Design for the Arch Selected, but Years of Delays Ahead
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Dan Kiley, his landscape architect partner, wanted to make the open riverfront a forested park. In the final cut, the judges unanimously chose the arch.”

2015 Women of Vision: Chelsea McCann
Daily Journal of Commerce (Seattle)
“[Chelsea] McCann has served as vice president of chapter services for the Oregon chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects and chaired the Ideas to Action committee of the Cascade chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.”

Fayetteville ‘Food City’ Design Wins American Society of Landscape Architects Award
Fayetteville Flyer
“The UA Community Design Center’s project Fayetteville 2030: Food City Scenario has won a 2015 Honor Award in the Analysis and Planning category from the American Society of Landscape Architects, officials announced this week.”

Landscape Group Gives Award to Town of Upland
Muncie Star Press
“The Indiana American Society of Landscape Architects has given its award of merit for best planning and analysis to the town of Upland for its master plan.” 

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