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With Nearly 800 New Trees Planted, a Nonprofit Is Reforesting New Orleans Block by Block
The Times-Picayune
“’They are our biggest partner. We permit all of our trees through them,’ said [Susannah] Burley, who grew up in Atlanta and earned a master's of landscape architecture from Louisiana State University.”

Yale Landscape Architect Profiled in Documentary
Yale News
“[Karyl Evans’] new documentary, ‘The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand,’ which played at the New Haven Museum on Tuesday night, explores the work of the famed landscape architect who consulted on 75 percent of the University’s green areas.”

The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Washington D.C. Just Got a Price Cut
Celebrity Net Worth
“The 14,774-square-foot, regency-style stucco home is a collaboration between Jones Boer Architects, Banks Development, and Arentz Landscape Architects.”

Call for Proposals: Urban Wild Writer Residency
The Architect’s Newspaper
“A panel of jurors will select the writer-in-residence: writer Garnette Cadogan, editor-at-large of Non-Stop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas and author of “Walking While Black”; writer Robert Sullivan, author of The Meadowlands, Rats, and The Thoreau You Don’t Know; landscape architect Gena Wirth, Design Principal at SCAPE; and representatives of Urban Omnibus and Freshkills Park.”

Reel Women: Carey Lundin, Filmmaker
Reel Chicago
“Lundin’s multi-award winning documentary, Jens Jensen The Living Green, is available on Amazon Prime and aired on PBS stations nationwide. The film just won an international communications award from the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Aldermen Put Brakes on Y-block Park as Union Members Protest
The State Journal-Register
“Peter Wirtz, the landscape architect who designed the park, flew from his homeland of Belgium to present the park to the aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting.”

Anacostia Rising
WAMU 88.5
“In 1901, members of the Senate-appointed McMillan Commission, which included the famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, traveled to England to research great urban parks.”

Chicago with Kids: 9 Fun Family-Friendly Activities
Smarter Travel
“Designed by landscape architect Jens Jensen and built in 1908, this 2.8-acre, crystal-roofed greenhouse ranks as one of the world’s largest conservatories.”

The Roof Garden of GRI Headquarters / Cobblestone Design Canada
“In such a limited space, this garden wonderfully embodies the secluded’ taste with the help of traditional landscape architecture concept —‘accumulate, conceal, penetrate, borrow, seclude, twist, scatter and reveal’, using various landscape elements like wood structure, continuous broken-line slope, portico, piled up hills, pavements, plants, ponds and fountain.”

City Looking to Mimic Mall Bricks with Replacements
Aspen Daily News
“‘The brick ties it all together,’ said Darla Callaway, a landscape architect with Design Workshop who is consulting on the project, which will result in a surface redesign.”

Regional Reviews: Minneapolis/St. Paul
Talkin’ Broadway
“Donny has an affinity for the night skies. Back when he had ambitions of being a landscape architect, his designs for gardens mirrored the configuration of stars in their constellations.”

Permeable Pavements Go Mainstream
Forester Daily News
“The project was taken on by Cascade Design Collaborative, landscape architects, and Perteet Engineers for utility and engineering design.”

New East River Flood Barrier Park Aims for Quick Approvals
The Architect’s Newspaper
“The updated concept, a joint venture between AKRF, One Architecture and Urbanism, the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects (MNLA), and several city agencies, was unveiled at a CB3 Parks Department meeting on March 15.”

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Gardening
Main Line Parent
“Local landscape architect, avid gardener, and mom Allegra Churchill recommends a few plants that grow well in our area, and are fun and rewarding for children:”

Daily Read: Janet Calvo on DACA and State Professional Licensing
Constitutional Law Prof Blog
“Who needs a professional license? In California, anyone wishing to be an accountant, acupuncturist, cosmetologist, court reporter, bedding salesperson, landscape architect, pharmacist, teacher, real estate agent, pest control operator, or teacher, among many others.”

A Fashion Industry Couple Gave Their Midcentury Decatur Cottage a Glamorous Touch
Atlanta Magazine
“The C-shaped home wraps around a heated, 13-by-26-foot pool and Japanese-inspired landscape designed by L. F. Saussy Landscape Architects.”

Putting a Modern Home on the Map in the Wilds of Wyoming
“A landscape architect was told to make the house look like it had been dropped into the natural environment.”

Olmsted Was a Design Genius, but as a Mine Manager He Was a Fool
“He directed the U.S. Sanitary Commission (a precursor to the Red Cross) during the Civil War and virtually founded the international profession of landscape architecture and the domestic science of demographics. He was a genius.”

Sustainability Symposium Explores Resilience and Climate Change
McGill Reporter
“Pippa Brashear, director of planning and resilience at the SCAPE Landscape Architecture firm, will discuss the need for interdisciplinary collaboration in order to successfully translate ideas of resilience into realizable actions and implementable designs.”

YOUR VIEW: James Arnold Mansion Plans to Replace Trees Removed from Historic Property
South Coast Today
“Paul R.V. Pawlowski is a landscape architect. He is a member of the board of James Arnold Mansion, Inc.”

MFAH's New Anish Kapoor Sculpture Has Landed
Houston Chronicle
“Seamlessly connecting the new Glassell building with the museum's Cullen Sculpture Garden, the plaza was designed by Deborah Nevins and Associates and Nevins Benito Landscape Architecture.”

Grad Students Sue CSU for Skipping Accreditation
Business Den
“Twelve Colorado State University alums have sued the school, claiming they were told its landscape architecture program would be accredited – a designation the now-shuttered degree program never achieved.”

Alaska Grown Architecture
Alaska Business Monthly
“KPB is located in downtown Anchorage and is comprised of eight registered architects, four emerging professionals, one landscape architect, interior designers, and administrative support staff.”

Two Local Water Solutions from Boston on World Water Day
The Global Grid
“The United Nations’ World Water Day serves to generate awareness on the importance of water and the critical need to design with nature (to reference environmental planner and landscape architect, Ian McHarg) - not against it.”

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