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Landscape Architecture in the News

Long-Neglected North End of Central Park Will Get a $150 Million Revamp
Architect’s Newspaper
9/18/19

“The northern end of Central Park is slated to get a major upgrade by 2024. Today the Central Park Conservancy and the New York City Parks Department unveiled its plans for a $150 million restoration of the long-damaged landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer.”

Bay Area ‘Genius Grant’ Recipients For 2019: Landscape Architect, Attorney
The San Fransisco Chronicle
9/25/19

“Two East Bay residents who meld their professions with community activism are among this year’s 26 recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship — the so-called genius grant that comes with a high profile and no strings attached.”

Walter Hood, MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winner, Will Transform Oakland Museum of California
Curbed San Fransisco
9/27/19

“The lauded landscape architect will turn the museum into a more publicly-friendly space.”

Everything About the Pacific Northwest is on Display At the New Burke Museum. Even the Scientists.
Crosscut
9/28/19

“The surroundings of the museum will feature some 80,000 native plants of 60 different species representing different parts of Washington state, ones genetically tied to the region.”

This New 1.6 Acre Metro Vancouver Park is on Top of A Parking Lot
Vancouver is Awesome
9/28/19

“Ketcheson Park, which officially opened Saturday, is situated on top of the two-story parking lot at the new Concord Gardens development at the corner of Ketcheson Road and Hazelbridge Way, and was created by Concord.”

Expanding Our Perceived Space Through Design
Design Verse
9/18/19

"Trained as an ecologist and landscape architect, Tao Zhang, Sasaki Principal, ASLA, PLA, is active in the arena of ecological design, striving to bridge the gap between practice and science."

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