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Recent Coverage of Note

Installations for Quebec Garden Festival to Include Stone Pavilion and Suspended Cone
“Le Caveaum, or The Cave, is designed by Christian Poules, an architect and landscape architect from Basel, Switzerland.”

Designer Marc Ware Puts His Modern Estate in Palm Springs up for Sale
Los Angeles Times
“Designed by Don Boss, a former associate of modernist architect A. Quincy Jones, the dramatic residence is distinguished by an over-arching elemental aesthetic: Walls of floor-to-ceiling glass bring the native landscapes, palms and gardens by landscape architect Steve Martino inside.”

New View for Siesta Beach Draws on History
Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, New York)
“‘All of them are native except for the 12 coconut palms next to the old pavilion,’ said Bill Waddill, landscape architect for Kimley-Horn and Associates. ‘They were part of the original look for the pavilion and we wanted to preserve that.’”

Updated Plans for 24-story Apartment
Daily Journal of Commerce (Seattle)
“Ankrom Moisan is the architect, and Brumbaugh & Associates is the landscape architect.”

Meet the Architect of the Twin Cities’ Park Systems: Horace W. S. Cleveland
Minnesota Post
“Horace W. S. Cleveland was a pioneer landscape architect. His greatest achievement was designing a system of parks and parkways in Minneapolis.”

The Met Breuer Brings Modern and Contemporary Art to Whitney's Old Home
Architectural Record
“Nodding to [Marcel] Breuer’s plans for a green space to soften the area between the sidewalk and the museum door, they commissioned landscape architect Günther Vogt to plant a row of Quaking Aspens that will grow to varied heights and be uplit at night.”

IUPUI Students Will Study German History in Oldenburg
Herald-Tribune (Batesville, Indiana)
“Students familiar with the city and state will recognize names associated with some landmarks, such as landscape architect and Kessler Boulevard namesake George Edward Kessler and Richard Lieber, known as the father of the Indiana state parks system.”

Creek Erosion Getting Worse, but MSD Says There's No Money
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Todd Teuscher, a landscape architect who worked with Ferguson to try to find a contractor to fix the parking lot, said there’s not much homeowners who live along creeks can do except try to plant native plants and trees to stabilize the soil.”

Making a Difference: Modern Day Johnny Appleseed Shares Love of Nature with Young People
WBFO (public radio in Buffalo, New York)
“[Andrew] Giarrizzo is a landscape architect in Niagara Falls, but some might call him a ‘modern day Johnny Appleseed’ because of the way he shares his love of nature with others.”

Thomaston Man Gets Second Chance at Life
Bangor Daily News
“Allen is employed by Maine Stone & Landscape as a landscape architect. During the winter, however, he also does snow removal.”

Whatcom View: Support Needed for Safe Path in Kendall
Bellingham Herald
“With the help of a representative from the National Park Service, we were chosen by the Washington American Society of Landscape Architects to receive their annual award of the volunteer professional help of 10 of their members.

Landscape Architect Speaks at Garden Education Center
Greenwich Sentinel (Connecticut)
“The Garden Education Center of Greenwich (GEC) presents Susan Cohen discussing her book The Inspired Landscape: Twenty-one Leading Landscape Architects Explore the Creative Process, along with a slide presentation on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m.”

Combine the Best of the Cultivated and the Best of the Wild
“A landscape architect from Arlington, [Thomas] Rainer argued that garden landscapes have to be taken a step further these days to create more sustainable natural areas in our post-wild world.”

New home, new landscape: Where do you start?
Kansas City Star
“Sally Wittkofski, a landscape architect and owner of SWW Landscape Design in Richmond, Va., goes through the same process with her clients in the rolling terrain and relatively mild climate of the mid-Atlantic area that [Cheri] Stringer does in the Rocky Mountains and high plains of the West.”

Embracing the Hardscape
The Desert Sun
“‘There is, of course, no such thing as a 100% maintenance-free garden, and if there were, you would soon tire of it, for it would cease to be a garden.’ These sage words excerpted from the first edition of midcentury California landscape architect Thomas Church's book, Gardens Are for People, tell us that low maintenance landscapes aren't a new thing at all.”

Halprins’ ‘Experiments in Environment’ Still Radical, 50 Years Later
“In the Venn diagram of dance and architecture, one might think the two circles have very little overlap. But in 1966, dance pioneer Anna Halprin and her husband, landscape architect Lawrence Halprin, sought to intermingle the two in an experimental summer workshop for students of both disciplines.”

Feature> In and Outdoors
The Architect’s Newspaper
“Outdoor spaces are showing up everywhere: In towering vertical gardens, oversize balconies, communal exercise spaces, expanded courtyards, green roofs, and bridges. Sometimes areas are carved out by necessity—as part of master plans or public initiatives—but more often they’re designed (often in coordination with landscape architects) as a way to draw new clients looking for something different than the usual sealed box in the sky.”

Public Park-Ing
The Architect’s Newspaper
“The museum hired Oakland, California–based landscape architect Walter Hood, who collaborated with Diller Scofidio + Renfro and local RAFT Landscape Architecture to integrate the garden into the museum and enliven underused areas.”

A Landscape Architect’s Perfect View: The Urban Jungle
The Wall Street Journal  (subscription only)
Landscape architect Mary Margaret Jones and her team led the design of public spaces for the Olympics in Sydney and London and the reworked waterfront near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge.”

Filling in the Gaps
The Architect’s Newspaper
“The public landscape design by Chicago’s Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects and initial road improvement will also be finished in the first phase.”

Star Designers to Offer Free Park Tours
Houston Chronicle
“You don't have to tell landscape architects that Houston is greening up.”

Jack deLashmet, Garden Designer, Was 58
East Hampton Star
“He was a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Institute of Architects, Garden Writers Association, Institute of Classical Architecture, and the Mississippi Society of Arts and Letters.”

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