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Landscape Architecture in the News

Weiss/Manfredi's 'Loops and Lenses' Concept Wins La Brea Tar Pits Redesign Commission

KCRW

12/17/19

“One of LA’s most beloved sites is the La Brea Tar Pits, consisting of a park, pools of asphalt in which are trapped fiberglass mammoths; and the 1977 George C. Page Museum, embedded in a raised mound, or berm, that children love to roll down.”

Professor Invents Wearable Garden Fertilized By Human Waste

The New York Post

12/18/19

“Aroussiak Gabrielian, a landscape architecture professor at the University of Southern California, has created the world’s first wearable farm, which can grow a variety of fresh produce using fertilizer supplied by your own human waste.”

Thomas Woltz

CLAD

12/22/19

“Thomas Woltz, owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, leads one of the most revered landscape architecture firms on the planet. Kath Hudson caught up with him while he was on a fact-finding mission, camping on the Montana plains.”

Column: Rating Chicago’s Latest Wave of Parks and Public Spaces By the Three 'E’s: They’re Better on Entertainment and Ecology Than Equity

The Chicago Tribune

12/24/19

“Beginning with the triumphant opening of Millennium Park in 2004, a remarkable collection of new public spaces has sprung up, like spring blossoms, in Chicago.”

Mikyoung Kim and DiMella Shaffer Will Design Boston's First LGBTQ-friendly Senior Housing Facility

Architect’s Newspaper

12/24/19

“Boston will get its first LGBTQ-friendly senior housing facility, designed by Boston-based architecture firm DiMella Shaffer and landscape architecture by Mikyoung Kim Design.”

The Warriors Get a New Home, and New Neighbors

The New York Times

12/31/19

“If you go to Chase Center, you’re not just going to one place,” said René Bihan, a principal at SWA Group, the arena’s landscape architect. “You’re going to start in one place and wind up in another one and go through several different experiences when you get there.”

Landscape Architect Dorothée Imbert Picked to Lead Knowlton School of Architecture

Archinect

1/9/20

“Landscape Architect and educator Dorothée Imbert has been named as the new Director of the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University.”

 

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