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Landscape Architecture in the News

Design Solutions for a World of Rising Sea Levels: A Showcase
San Francisco Chronicle

“The teams blended landscape architects with structural engineers, hydrologists with urban designers.”

Portland's ‘Dazzling' Yard Wins National Landscape Award
Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription required to view article)

“ Studio won an 2018 honor award from the American Society of Landscape Architects for Yard, a 21-story mixed-use apartment project in Portland.”

Pelli Clarke Pelli Creates a Collection of New Civic Nodes in San Francisco
The Architect’s Newspaper

“Situated 70 feet above grade, the terminal is topped by a new public park designed in partnership with PWP Landscape Architecture.”

Palácio Tangára
Hospitality Design

“Positioned in the heart of Brazil’s economic capital, the Atlantic Forest in São Paulo is home to Burle Marx Park, which is named in honor of the famed Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.”

Timber-Clad Modern Home in New York Takes a Sensitive Approach to the Landscape

“The master plan, created in collaboration with a landscape architect, called for various site infrastructural improvements as well as a large family compound — including a main house, a guesthouse, a caretaker’s house and a dance studio — that would be completed in phases over the course of a few decades.”

ASLA Has Joined the We Are Still In Movement
World Landscape Architecture

“The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has joined We Are Still In, a national coalition of 3,500 states, cities, companies, and organizations that remain committed to achieving US greenhouse gas reduction targets outlined by the Obama administration as part of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.”

See How a 50-acre Christmas Tree Farm Is Transformed Into a Lush Garden
Architectural Digest

“As a landscape architect, it’s not every day you’re presented with the challenge of moving some 3,000 trees—Christmas trees, at that.”

Library of Congress Digitizes Olmsted’s Writings and Personal Records
Buffalo Rising

“The Library of Congress has made available, online, a vast majority of Frederick Law Olmsted’s writings and personal records, amassing approximately 24,000 items (roughly 47,300 images) in advance of the bicentennial of the world renowned landscape architect’s birthday.”

Editorial: What Will Help Students Feel Safe on Central Campus?
Iowa State Daily

“In 1999, the American Society of Landscape Architects honored Iowa State’s Central Campus for having one of the best known landscapes in the nation.”

Duke Wins Award for Best Landscape Architecture
Duke Today

“Duke has earned a national landscape architecture award for its design and restoration of West Campus.”

Historic African-American Communities in San Antonio: A Conversation with Everett Fly
The Monitor (McAllen, Texas)

“Everett Fly is a licensed professional landscape architect (Texas) and licensed professional architect (Texas). He is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

The Hoosier Gardener: Century-old Landscape Emerges at Marian University
Indianapolis Star

“[Barth] Hendrickson, a landscape architect with Brown Day Mullins Dierdorf, has been involved with the restoration project for several years.”

17 Contemporary Brazilian Landscape Architects

Landscape architecture is responsible for the transformation and resignification of the landscape, either by enriching architecture or by bringing forth the history of the site.”

Hood, William "Willie" Bristol
Winston-Salem Journal

“Willie began his career at Jerry Turner & Associates in 1976 and became a registered landscape architect in 1978.”

Understanding the Natural Environment
San Diego Downtown News

Landscape architect Rocio Gertler (nee Rocio Lastras Montano) grew up in San Luis Potosí, México, the capital city of the state with the same name.”

Four of the Best Roles for Landscape Architects

“This week we've selected four of the best roles for landscape architects available on Dezeen Jobs right now, including with MAD in Beijing and Adjaye Associates in London.”

Landscape Architects Can't Rely on Architecture-Centric Media

Landscape architects need to fly the flag for their profession if they are to receive the recognition they rightly demand and deserve, says Charles A Birnbaum.”

The American Society of Landscape Architects Names Their Best Projects of 2018
The Architect’s Newspaper

“Rejoice, lovers of landscape architecture, because the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has published their 2018 ASLA Professional Awards and awarded their top honors to projects across the U.S. and Canada.”

America's Best New Landscape Architecture Projects Revealed

“The American Society of Landscape Architects has announced its top new landscape architecture projects in the US, including a remote art center in Montana, the bustling Chicago Riverwalk, and an 85-acre park along the Brooklyn waterfront.”

Go ‘Behind-The-Scenes' with ASLA Sept. 12
Daily Journal of Commerce

“The American Society of Landscape Architects Washington Chapter will hold a free event called ‘Landscape Architects Out-in-Front’ from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Centilia Cultural Center, 1660 S Roberto Maestas Festival St. in Seattle.”

Pulaski Park Architects Win National Award
Daily Hampshire Gazette

“The company responsible for designing the ‘re-envisioning’ of Pulaski Park has been given an award by the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

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