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Letters • 7
Land Matters • 11
Riprap • 12

A slightly irregular look at the new and noteworthy.
Edited by Heather Hammatt, asla

On the Boards • 18
Bedtime stories provide inspiration for an interactive landscape.
By Heather Hammatt, asla

Plants • 20
Specifying Native Plants II
Some guidelines for meadow, prairie, and wetland restorations.
C. Colston Burrellt
Details • 24
Too Hip to Be Square
Gabions find application in the Sonoran Desert.
By Elizabeth Gourley

Design • 28
Nature and the Journey
To the Final Resting Place Houston's Beth Israel cemetery conveys a deep spirituality through sparing design.
By Frank Edgerton Martin

Ecology • 36
leeding the Way
A look at the way landscape architects are using the leed Green Building Rating System.
Meg Calkins, asla

Technology • 44
Landscape Architects on the Go
Staying productive and connected on the road.
By James L. Sipes, asla, and Anita Hardy
Planning • 50
Avoiding Suburbia
Developing a new "small town" in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

By Heather Hammatt, asla

Practice • 56
Space and Enclosure In the Dutch Landscape
An American in Holland contributes to the understanding of that country's landscape.
By Frederick Steiner, asla

Shared Wisdom • 84
Design Made Real
A master renderer reveals his process for creating drawings-sans computer.
By Catherine Harris

Books • 88
Product profiles • 100
Buyer's Guide Index • 102
Display Ad Index • 129
Critic at Large • 132
Ecology Denied
Instead of a river, a lake where no birds sing.
By Rebecca Fish Ewan

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