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Media Mentions

Huge Wimbledon Expansion One Step Closer
Eurosport (via Reuters)

“Wimbledon wants to use the land - landscaped in the 18th Century by English landscape architect Capability Brown - to move qualifying on-site from its current location some three miles (5 km) away in Roehampton.” 

Namesake Park at Center of Debate Among Members of Centre Park Historic District Board
Reading Eagle

“The park committee got bids from 12 landscape architecture firms and settled on Alta Planning and Design of Phoenixville.” 

Report Shows ‘Alarming’ 18-percent Loss in Cambridge’s Tree Canopy
Wicked Local (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

“Working with the landscape architecture firm Reed Hilderbrand as the primary consultant, the city has created a task force of residents and representatives from community organizations to help develop the master plan.” 

A Local Response to Climate Change
The New York Times letter to the editor

“The writer [Susannah C. Drake] is a landscape architect.” 

7 Tricks Plant-Experts Use to Make Any Home Look Hella Good
Apartment Therapy

“For a punch of color, you can't beat annuals, says Frank Fitzgerald, a professional landscape architect and associate at Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., in Minneapolis, Minnesota.” 

Reviving A Limestone Masterpiece
Commercial Architecture

"After Redman assumed leadership in 2008, a new planning process was instated and by 2010 a physical-site master plan was created by West 8 (, an urban design and landscape architecture firm based in Rotterdam, NY, along with six other consulting firms." 

Janet Rosenberg & Studio Creates a Secret Rooftop Healing Garden for Cancer Patients
Design Lines

"It was a delicate brief: design a healing garden for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre on the hospital’s 14th floor – with no provisions for water or maintenance. Landscape architect Janet Rosenberg & Studio looked to nature for inspiration and found a poetic solution: colourful hand-blown glass flowers fabricated by Fuel Glassworks arranged outside patient’s windows." 

Art Deco Home in Lansing Features Bridge to Front Door, River Views
Lansing State Journal

“The house was built in 2006 for Bruce Stewart, a landscape architect, and Barry Wood, an architect.” 

Public Art and Public Health Come Together in Minnesota blog (American Planning Association)

“By developing this learning tool, Forecast seeks to fill a void in the current options available to planners, as well as those in allied professions, such as landscape architecture, engineering, and architecture. (The courses are currently in beta testing and will be available publicly in early 2019.)” 

Resignation of Saint Mary's College President Remains a Mystery
South Bend Tribune

"[Janice Cervelli] earned a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture at Purdue University in 1979 and a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Guelph, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, in 1981." 

Mahan Rykiel Associates Wins National American Society of Landscape Architects Award
CityBizList (Baltimore)

“Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), a Baltimore based landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm, won a National American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Honor Award in the Research category for Design With Dredge, a project focused on the innovative reuse of dredge which was featured as the December 2017 cover story in Landscape Architecture Magazine.” 

APA Ambassadors Use “The Lorax” to Teach Planning Lessons to Youth blog (American Planning Association)

“Diana Wilson, AICP, a landscape architect and planner, is director of planning at Burditt Consultants in Conroe, Texas.” 


“There’s a chef’s kitchen, fully appointed butler’s pantry, a resort-style alfresco zone with pool and outdoor kitchen, and carefully curated gardens by renowned landscape architect, Jack Merlo.” 

English Gardens Abound at $999,000 Glen Cove House

“The gardens were designed by landscape architect Tim Orlando, says Ashley Allegra, marketing director of Lucky to Live Here Realty. which is marketing the property.” 

What Makes a Public Space Truly Great?
Mother Nature Network

“Following a dramatic redesign overseen by landscape architect James Corner, the Public Square is now a ‘single, cohesive public park with vehicle access restricted to buses, intended for use throughout the year with a range of programs and events.’” 

Woods Bagot Completes Amberly Residential Tower in Brooklyn

“Designed by SCAPE, the celebrated New York-based landscape architecture and urban design firm, the plaza will be lined with tables and chairs and provide a shaded tree canopy for those looking for a picnic spot, meeting place, or calm respite from the city.” 

Frederick Law Olmsted and the Massachusetts Legacy
Patch (Northborough, Massachusetts)

“Alan S. Banks will present a program on Frederick Law Olmsted, whose firm was involved in over 1200 landscape architecture projects throughout Massachusetts, ranging from 500-acre parks to private gardens.” 

Looking Ahead to 2019: Events for Planners
UrbDeZine Los Angeles

“With 2019 arriving in less than three months, I would like to highlight twelve events that planners, architects, and landscape architects can look forward to in the new year.” 

Gas Works Park Play Area Opens
Seattle Informer

“The play area project was designed in-house by SPR’s landscape architect, and Wyser Construction was awarded the construction contract.” 

A Walk in Moscow's Grand New Park, Created by an American
CBS News

“Renfro's partner, landscape architect Mary Margaret Jones, is the head of Hargreaves Associates based in New York.  She calls it ‘wild urbanism.’”

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