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Press Clips

Blueprint Moving on Lightsey Nature Park
Tallahassee Democrat
“The current plan was developed by Blueprint and the local chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

USU Professor Gets Award from Landscape Architects Group
The Herald Journal (Logan, Utah)
“A Utah State University professor was recently honored by the Utah Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for creating an interactive digital library of images from around the world.”

Awards and Recognitions: May 17
Des Moines Register
“The Kettlestone Master Plan, developed by Confluence, was awarded an Honor Award for Planning by the Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Chuck Sweeny: Indian Hill Manor and Farm, Rockford's Hidden Gem
Rockford Register Star
“The manor’s gardens were designed by famous landscape architect O.C. Simonds, a founder of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Pershing Square's 1994 Redesign Concept Was Aiming for 'Humane' and 'Romantic'
Los Angeles Times
05/26/2016 (originally published 01/29/1994)
“A team led by French landscape architecture firm Agence Ter has won a design competition to remake the crumbling public park at Pershing Square.”

Philadelphia Hummus Finds a Manhattan Home at Dizengoff
The New York Times
“It’s only fitting that the chef Greg Baxtrom and his partner Ian Rothman have a wall of greenery and a spacious garden in a restaurant they’ve named for the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.”

The Mekong Comes to the Chelsea Flower Show
“After leaving school [Sarah] Eberle went on to qualify as a landscape architect.”

Blighted Lower Garden District Property, Owned By the Church Next Door, Will Be Renovated Into Offices, Apartments
Curbed New Orleans
“Elizabeth Mossop, director of the landscape architecture firm Spackman Mossop Michaels, confirmed with Curbed NOLA that she and her business partner, Wes Michaels, are renovating the building at 1824 Sophie Wright Place as an office for the firm.”

Meet the German Landscape Architecture Firm Maier That Specializes in Skateparks from Palestine to Peru
The Architect’s Newspaper
“German landscape architecture firm Maier Landschaftsarchitektur has designed a very colorful addition to Bethlehem, a town you’d be forgiven for foremost associating with the birthplace of a certain Biblical character.”

Coastal Cities Look to Resilience Chiefs to Combat Climate Change
Scientific American
“Donna Bye, a landscape architect by training and the city’s planner, leads a department of one, with two AmeriCorps volunteers.”

‘The Bachelorette’ Premiere: Everything You Truly Need to Know
The Washington Post
“As for the others, they range in age from 26 (such as Jake, a landscape architect from Playa Vista, Calif.) to 34 (James F., a boxing club owner from Nashville).”

Houston Opens Up Its Huge "Underground Cathedral" to Visitors
“According to an earlier article by [Lisa] Gray in the Chronicle, Kevin Shanley, a landscape architect and one of the first people to ‘rediscover’ the reservoir, was inspired by the empty room.”

Building of the Week: Smithsonian American Art Museum and Kogod Courtyard
Greater Greater Washington
“Preservationists wanted to keep the two fountains that stood in the center of the courtyard. The architect and landscape architect pushed back, and persuaded preservation authorities to just restore and store the fountains in perpetuity.”

Way Back When in Ontario County: A Pioneering Female Landscape Architect
Finger Lakes Times
“One of those folks was famed landscape architect Marian Cruger Coffin and her mother, Alice Church Coffin.”

Architect Richard Meier Changes His Palette for New Tower
The Wall Street Journal
“There is also a planned public-private park of about 1 acre conceived by landscape architect James Corner, one of the creators of the High Line.”

Denver Storm Drainage Projects Advance to Council
Denver Post
“Meredith Wenskoski, a landscape architect at Design Workshop, shows the designs for the city’s proposed flood-control projects at a stakeholder working group meeting held at the Forney Transportation Museum on April 6, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.”

Alaska's 50-year Anniversary of Arbor Day
Juneau Empire
“The Alaska Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects contributed $1,000.”

State of Play: How Architects and Designers Are Rethinking America’s Playgrounds
“A forthcoming exhibit looks at how new concepts in landscape architecture are changing our playgrounds”

French Landscape Firm Wins Pershing Square Competition with Call for 'Radical Flatness'
Los Angeles Times
“A team led by Agence Ter, a French landscape architecture firm that is prolific in Europe but barely known in this country, was named the winner Thursday in competition organized by Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and a nonprofit group called Pershing Square Renew.”

Landscape Architect of Minneapolis Commons Park Wins Design Award
Star Tribune
“The firm designing The Commons, a new park in downtown Minneapolis, was given the nation’s top award for landscape architecture in 2016.”

Here are N.J.'s 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites for 2016
“The park was designed by the landscape architecture firm Olmsted Brothers.”

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