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1/23/2018

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A Dutch Bridge Designed to Flood as Water Levels Rise
Fast Company Co. Design
1/18/2018
“That variance is what inspired the firm, in collaboration with H+N+S Landscape Architects, to design the Zalige footbridge with a subversive and dynamic presence.”

Southwest Library
Architect Magazine
1/17/2018
“Other partners in the design and building of the Southwest Library project include Interface Engineering, StructureCraft, Landscape Architecture Bureau, and Wiles Mensch Corporation.”

20 in Their 20s in Commercial Real Estate
AZ Big Media
1/17/2018
“In addition to her landscape architecture degree, [Chelsea]McCaw is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ (ASLA) Arizona Chapter, 2017 Valley Partnership Advocates program and is working to earn her license as a Registered Landscape Architect and eventually a AICP licensed planner.”

Fairview Takes First Step Toward New Comprehensive Plan
Tennessean
1/17/2018
“Along with general knowledge of the operation of municipal government, respondents are expected to have broad experience in municipal planning, landscape architecture, urban design, municipal infrastructure, transportation and transportation planning, citizen involvement and comprehensive plan implementation.”

Historic 1926 Mansion Hits the Houston Real Estate Market
Paper City
1/17/2018
“Original landscaping was done by C.C. ‘Pat’ Fleming, who reigned as Houston’s preeminent landscape architect from the 1920s onward.”

Interior Bids Good Riddance to Advisory Board; Members Say Zinke Ignored Them
NBC 6 (KPVI-DT in Idaho)
1/17/2018
“It’s supposed to have no more than 12 members, chosen to represent the nation’s geographic regions as well as technical fields like archaeology and landscape architecture, land management and various professional or scientific disciplines.”

Ai Weiwei, Hiroshi Sugimoto Shortlisted for Treasure Island Public Art Installations
The Architect’s Newspaper
1/17/2018
CMG Landscape Architecture has been tapped to design the 300 acres of rolling parks across both islands.”

Design Collective Promotes Brian Reetz to Principal
CityBizList.com
1/17/2018
“A professional landscape architect, Brian serves as Director of the Landscape Architecture Studio and offers 17 years of experience providing award-winning design for diverse project types including student housing and multi-family.”

Civitas Designs Water Resiliency into Denver North Stapleton Open Space Plan
Denver Post
1/17/2018
“Denver-based urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas has been instrumental in the design of Stapleton, a 4,000-acre mixed-use brownfield redevelopment on the former Stapleton Airport site, since the community’s inception in 1988 — particularly in the articulation of its beloved parks and greenways.”

Buckhead Tour Home Displays Neoclassical Splendor
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
1/17/2018
“Project consultants: Spitzmiller & Norris (renovation architects); Graham Pittman (landscape architect); Banks was the interior designer.”

Integral Man
Canadian Interiors
1/17/2018
“Trained as a landscape architect, [Joseph] Clement’s aesthetic intelligence is evident in each frame.”

Finalists Announced for Place des Montréalaises Landscape Architecture Competition
Canadian Architect
1/17/2018
“Last year, the Ville de Montréal launched an international multidisciplinary landscape architecture competition for the spatial planning of Place des Montréalaises.”

Looking Ahead: The Future of Streetcars
Metro
1/17/2018
“This article is co-authored by Rhonda Bell, an Urban Design and Landscape Architecture Senior Associate with RNL and Phil Klinkon, AIA, NCARB Pacific Region Transit Director at RNL”

Arcadis, SCAPE, and Public Sediment Team Selected to Design Alameda Creek
Civil and Structural Engineer
1/17/2018
“The team is led by SCAPE Landscape Architecture and includes Arcadis, Dredge Research Collaborative, TS Studio, the UC Davis Department of Human Ecology and Design, the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, and Buoyant Ecologies Lab.”

Sonoma Ecology Center Sponsors ‘Fire Walks’ in Parks
The Press-Democrat
1/17/2018
“Even as the SEC experts, which included senior restoration ecologist Mark Newhouser, board member and landscape architect Ellie Insley, watershed science technician Melissa Roberts and educator Holland Gistelli imparted their expertise to walkers, they acknowledged they were learning as well, both about what happened during the burns and what would happen in their aftermath.”

The Grove, Grand-Bates Neighborhood Named 2018 Great Places in Missouri
St. Louis magazine
1/17/2018
“The neighborhood's ‘showpiece street’ Bellerive Boulevard was designed by prominent landscape architect George Kessler.”

First Look at the Grassona’s Italian Food and Drink Menus
Boston 
1/17/2018
“Instead of looking inward at his hometown—the name Fairsted was inspired by the landscape architect of the Emerald Necklace, its Mediterranean menu by Brookline being Boston’s Jewish cultural hub, the cocktail program that filled a niche—with Grassona’s, Bowman looked at what Washington Square needs now, he says.”

"There Is No Need to Destroy One Significant Cultural Legacy in Order to Celebrate Another"
Dezeen
1/17/2018
“They are now faced with the daunting prospect of adding their vision to a park designed by the ‘father of American landscape architecture’.”

Stackable Playscapes System Transforms Empty Lots into Playgrounds
Dezeen
1/17/2018
“Abdul Majid and Hiari presented Playscapes at Amman Design Week in October 2017, where public space and landscape architecture were recurring themes.”

A Closer Look at Lincoln Park Zoo’s New Visitor Center
Curbed Chicago
1/12/2018
“Ross Barney Architects is teaming up with local landscape architect Jacobs/Ryan Associates on the project.”

Downtown L.A.'s Development Boom Heads West with a Big New Housing and Retail Complex
Los Angeles Times
1/11/2018
“The $600-million project, called 1111 Sunset, would include high-rise condominium and apartment towers, town houses, shops, restaurants and two acres of public open space designed by James Corner Field Operations, the landscape architect behind New York’s High Line elevated park.”

Groundbreaking Today for Model Block Project in Newark
Jersey Digs
1/11/2018
“’Overall, the improvements will help to beautify Fairmount Avenue, creating a greener neighborhood and improving the street’s ability to capture and filter stormwater,’ according to a project document from the New Jersey chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Revised Obama Center Design Seeks Better Fit with Park and Answer to Critics
Chicago Tribune
1/10/2018
“Local and national open-space advocates have argued that the center will compromise the quiet, contemplative character of Jackson Park, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was designed by the 19th century landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.”

Beatrix Farrand’s U.S. Gardens Are a Legacy of a Gilded Age
Financial Times
1/5/2018
“On January 4 1899, when Frederick Law Olmsted Jr, a landscape architect like his father who designed New York’s Central Park, and nine men met in New York as founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects, only one woman was present: 26-year-old Beatrix Jones.”

Discovering Historic Landscapes in San Diego County
San Diego Business News
1/5/2018
“This past January, a group of professionals — landscape architects, architects, historians, and planners — got together to develop a program to identify and document historic landscapes in San Diego County.”

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