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Landscape Architecture in the News

Sasaki is Redesigning City Hall Plaza for the Masses
Boston Magazine
8/21/19

“The design firm's Kate Tooke and Christine Dunn talk revamping Boston City Hall Plaza.”

A Santa Monica Backyard is Remade for Outdoor Entertaining
The Los Angeles Times
8/22/19

“Landscape architect Joseph Marek’s clients made do with their Santa Monica backyard for six years, but eventually they decided that previous owners’ “improvements” just didn’t fit their lifestyle.”

The Hoosier Gardener: Jensen Landscape Restoration Garners Landmarks’ Award
The Indianapolis Star
8/23/19

“Indiana Landmarks recently recognized one of Indianapolis’ most hidden treasures, the Jens Jensen-designed garden at Marian University.”

Landscape Architect Uses Video Game Development Software to Rethink Digital Landscapes
The Star
8/23/19

“The digital world of video games has changed over time thanks to architects and their expertise in spatial design and designing 3D environments. Digital model building are skillsets architects use everyday, so who better to help design these digital worlds?”

The New Orleans Museum of Art Flaunts its Waterside Sculpture Garden
The Architect’s Newspaper
8/26/19

“The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, which adjoins the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), reopened this summer after a major expansion.”

Philadelphia Galleries: Penn Celebrates Landscape Architect and Beloved Professor
The Philadelphia Inquirer
8/28/19

“Ian McHarg (1920-2001), the Scottish-born landscape architect, founder of the University of Pennsylvania’s landscape architecture department, and magnetic professor there, is considered the dean of ecological land-use planning.”

Why Inclusive Cities Start With Safe Streets
Curbed
8/28/19

“The fight for more equitable cities is taking to the streets—literally. New street design guidelines from the American Society for Landscape Architecture (ASLA) articulate why.”


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