Product News by Forms + Surfaces, DuMor, Victor Stanley, and LAND8

Product News by Forms + Surfaces, DuMor, Victor Stanley, and LAND8


Marx Makes a Global Mark

 Brazil's Modern Look: Why Olympic Viewers Should Know the Name Roberto Burle Marx
Los Angeles Times
“The great Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx, who died in 1994 at 84, has emerged as a mute and minor star, a compelling bit player, of these Summer Games.”

When Parks Were Radical
The Atlantic
September 2016
“Until Olmsted created a new occupation for himself—he and Vaux were the world’s first professional landscape architects—he lived what he called a ‘vagabond life, generally pursued under the guise of an angler, a fowler or a dabbler on the shallowest shores of the deep sea of the natural sciences.’”

The Joy of Landscaping: NT's Joy Kuebler Changing the World One Outdoor Design at a Time
Niagara Gazette
“Since that day she decided to change her major and become a landscape architect, the North Tonawanda resident has never been the same. Neither has anything she touches, according to those who have worked with her.”

Mark Bennett: Terre Haute's 'Emerald Necklace'
Tribune Star
“The maps are rare. Kessler lived in St. Louis but traveled extensively as a highly sought-after urban landscape architect and planner.”

Cornell Extension Director Delivers Lecture at Horticulture Conference
Lancaster Farming
“A scientist, landscape architect, plant explorer, author, and lecturer, Morrison advanced the science of botany in the United States and fostered broad international exchange of ornamental plants.”

Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning Hires Two
Rockford Register Star
“[Anna Ma] also is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and has an interest in streetscape design and site construction.”

Book Review - Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory
Canadian Architect
“The 20th century modernist landscape architect Thomas Church once bemoaned his profession’s status in relation to architecture as ‘parsley around the roast.’”

Scottsdale’s Museum of the West Named ‘Best Western Art Museum’
Scottsdale Independent (Arizona)
“Scottsdale’s Museum of the West also has received awards and citations for excellence from the American Institute of Architects Arizona, the American Society of Interior Designers/Arizona North Chapter, the American Society of Landscape Architects Arizona Chapter, and Arizona Forward.”

Each Region of Country Has Own Appeal for Landscape Architects
Total Landscape Care
“Surveys are a good way to gauge how a large population feels about certain topics, and the American Society of Landscape Architects used that method to determine the top regions in which landscape architects prefer to work.”

The Olympics Puts Brazilian Landscape Architect Roberto Burle Marx in the Limelight (Video)
Los Angeles Times
“Avenida Atlantica, along Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach, was redesigned in 1970 by the renowned Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.”

Museum & Gallery Listings for Aug. 12-18
The New York Times
“Working primarily in South America, Roberto Burle Marx, the great Brazilian landscape architect, designed some of the modern world’s most distinctive parks and gardens, from an immense, jazzy tattoo of a promenade on the beachfront of Rio de Janeiro to rooftop plantings in Brasília, a city carved from jungle.”

Editorial: Landscape Vistas
Canadian Architect
“But while architects are more concerned about the impact of objects in abstract space—the information conveyed by line drawings—landscape architects are more finely attuned to the experience of the space between objects.”

Garden Marks 300th Birthday of Landscape Architect
Gazette & Herald (United Kingdom)
“Scampston Walled Garden is hosting a series of events to celebrate the 300th birthday of landscape architect Capability Brown.”

Landscape Architect's Sunflower Project Begins to Bloom
The Daily Progress
“A Rhode Island landscape architect's vision for a stretch of empty land near Providence's Point Street Bridge has started to materialize ever so slightly.”

Recent Rainfall Damages Newest Section of Turkey Creek Recreation Trail
The Kansas City Star
“Last spring, the Prairie Gateway chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized MetroGreen with a Kessler Legacy Award presented to the Mid-America Regional Council.”

Landscape Architect and Conservationist to Speak
The Lancaster News
“The Katawba Valley Land Trust’s 2016 Speaker Series will continue Aug. 18 with award-winning landscape architect Rick Huffman.”

Landscape Architect Designs Playground for Her Hamburg Hometown
The Buffalo News
“[Lynn] Mason is a landscape architect in the Buffalo office of Central New York-based Parkitects.”

Why Landscape Architects Are the Urban Designers of Tomorrow
“For landscape architects, the ground has shifted in serious ways over the last few decades.”

Award-winning Landscape Architect to Speak in Blue Hill
Penobscot Bay Press (Maine)
“On Wednesday, August 17, at 7 p.m., award-winning landscape architect Patrick Chassé is presenting a talk, ‘Native Intelligence: Native Plants in the Designed Landscape’ at the Bagaduce Music Lending Library Performance Hall, 49 South Street in Blue Hill.”

How Noted Landscape Architect Jim Burnett's Counters Dallas' Concrete Jungle
Dallas Morning News
“Burnett will be given one of the American Society of Landscape Architects' most prestigious honors, its Design Medal, at its annual meeting this fall in New Orleans.”

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