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The Oklahoma City Memorial is intended to impart "peace and serenity" to visitors.
See "Preserving Our Changing Memories." 136


Letters • 9
Land Matters • 19
Riprap • 20

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

On the Boards • 20
An unsung patriot finds recognition on the National Mall.
By Heather Hammatt, ASLA

Plants • 24
Invasive Shrubs and Vines
The second in a series on invasive species.
Don Brigham, Jr., ASLA
Details • 28
Simply Stellar
Subtle details add life to a new public plaza in Dallas.
By Heather Hammatt, ASLA

Design • 32
Missed Opportunities or Just Rewards?
Several noteworthy winners steal the show at this year's student awards competition, which overall boasted a less-than-stellar turnout.
By Heather Hammatt, ASLA

Ecology • 38
Light on Their Feet
Metal piers are a half-century-old engineering technology with a new ecological twist.
Joseph Chambers, ASLA

Technology • 44
Digital Drawing
Illustrative drawing and rendering with Photoshop.
By Timothy P. Johnson
Planning • 50
Above the Falls
Minneapolis redefines its working river.

By Frank Edgerton Martin

Practice • 58
Military Makeovers
Base closures create opportunities for designers to build anew on an infrastructure of past defense.
By Heather Hammatt, ASLA

Shared Wisdom • 88
Channeling Olmsted
An Olmsted historian labors to bring "the old man's" wisdom to modern landscape architects.
By Lisa Speckhardt

Books • 92
Product profiles • 104
Buyer's Guide Index • 106
Display Ad Index • 133
Critic at Large • 136
Preserving Our Changing Memories
Another perspective on the Oklahoma City National Memorial.
By Katherine A. Melcher

The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted
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