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Landscape Architecture in the News

Berlin's Kreuzberg Neighborhood Is Hiding Some of the Best Restaurants, Bars, and Boutiques in the City
Food + Wine

“With a garden by Swiss landscape architect Enzo Enea at its center, this hotel was designed as a refuge from Kreuzberg’s busy streets.”

The City Responds: Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer?

“Through the Division’s Urban Design section, a diverse group of professionals, including architects, landscape architects, urban designers, design technologists and heritage professionals work with colleagues across the Division to create beautiful, vibrant, safe and inclusive places, focusing on all aspects of design from the large scale plans down to site and building details.”

A Guide to Using Your Planning Skills Abroad (American Planning Association)

“In 2009, I applied to work for landscape architect Peter Walker in Berkeley, California as a long-term intern.”

Column: Evanston Voters Overwhelmingly Signal That They Want to Save a Threatened Lakefront Mansion. Will Elected Officials Listen?
Chicago Tribune

“Its gardens are by the landscape architect Jens Jensen.”

Archaeological Fieldwork Begins at Historic Salem Graveyard
Wicked Local Salem

“The $600,000 restoration project’s scope, formulated by landscape architect Martha Lyon, calls for pathway upgrades and stabilization; major landscaping as well as fencing and in-ground lighting installations.”

Holocaust Trial: Germany Tries Former SS Guard at Stutthof Camp
BBC News

“Johann Rehbogen was captured by the US Army after the war but returned to civilian life, working as a landscape architect for the North Rhine-Westphalia state authorities.”

Living in a Small Home? You Don’t Have to Sacrifice Style or Comfort
The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, California)

“[Michael] Bonner is a landscape architect and [Lizz] Kluger an interior designer, so they collaborated to transform their 1,200-square-foot residence, built in 1991.”

Take a Look at Ambitious Plan to Transform Pease Park
Curbed Austin

“The conservancy, which recently welcomed landscape architect Ixchel Granada—its new director of projects and programming, who will play a major role in executing the master plan—also announced that Ten Eyck Landscape Architects will lead design and construction for the southernmost 13-acres of Pease Park in implementing the first phase of the master plan.”

How Frederic Church's Olana on the Hudson Became the Landscape Painter's Greatest Work
Architectural Digest

“Equally important to the property’s rehabilitation efforts has been a reimagining of Olana’s carefully planned grounds, spearheaded by noted landscape architect Thomas Woltz of Manhattan-based firm Nelson Byrd Woltz.”

Interview with Susan Saarinen
Architectural Record

“The landscape architect reflects on her father Eero and his influence on her work.”

Spatial Affairs Bureau Runs Wild Over Disciplinary Boundaries
The Architect’s Newspaper
“With a background in landscape-focused cultural projects—[Peter] Culley earned his stripes at London-based landscape architecture practice Gustafson Porter + Bowman in the late 1990s—Spatial Affairs pursues an intellectually nimble practice by pushing project constraints toward broad ends that encompass everything from 'interior landscapes' to urban-scaled configurations.”

Freeman Plaza West Creates Islands of Green Amid Torrents of New York Traffic
The Architect’s Newspaper

“The project was conceived by the Hudson Square Business Improvement District (BID) and designed by Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects (MNLA).”

For Once, Let's Celebrate Philly's Clean and Green Achievements

“To the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), whose annual meeting is being held in Philly October 19-22, the city’s landmark Green City, Clean Waters program, designed to achieve cleaner local waterways and foster healthier, more sustainable neighborhoods set a new standard.”

Wailuku Redevelopment Community Outreach Earns Statewide Honor
Maui Now

“The Hawaii Chapter of American Association of Landscape Architects (ASLA) honored the county and its team of architects and planners Oct. 5, 2018, with the Research & Communications Award of Excellence for reWailuku’s Wells Park Master Plan and Wailuku Civic Complex.”

Four Penn Staters Receive Regional Landscape Architecture Awards
Penn State News

“Four students from the Penn State Stuckeman School recently earned awards in three categories through the Pennsylvania-Delaware (PA-DEL) chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ (ASLA) Student Awards Program.”

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