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Death of Renowned Landscape Architect Sally McCracken of Lyme Announced

“In 1981 she realized her lifelong ambition to become a Landscape Architect, receiving her Master’s Degree in LA from the City College of New York. Sarah Wood McCracken, “Sally” age 78, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 12, 2020 from complications related to dementia.”

In Australia, an Architect Designs for a Future of Fire
The New York Times

“As the country rebuilds after its devastating wildfires, Ian Weir is leading the push for integrating houses with the land, rather than mass clearance of vegetation.”

Out of nothing, Sammy Emery created a garden paradise in Baton Rouge's Garden District
The Advocate

“The owner of Just Sammy's Hair Designs knew very little about gardening when he and his husband, LSU landscape architecture professor Kevin Risk, moved to their home in 2007.”

Smart lifts, lonely workers, no towers or tourists: architecture after coronavirus
The Guardian

“Is the open-plan office dead? Can skyscrapers survive? Will our phones control everything from the lights to ordering coffee? Our writer meets the architects already shaping the post-Covid-19 world.”

Even Parks Are Going Online During the Pandemic

“Just as parents are trying in earnest to create a sense of normalcy for children during COVID-19, city parks departments are repurposing their services, staff, and spaces to do the same.”

Innovation in Arkansas shouldn’t be overlooked
The Architect’s Newspaper

“A powerful combination of natural resources and local initiative is pushing one southern state to the forefront of architectural innovation in the country.”

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