The conversation is just over 35 minutes, but provides information and knowledge garnered from years of practice from two of the best practitioners of the current era of landscape architecture.
Van Alen Institute and the National Park Service (NPS) recently announced four teams have advanced as finalists in National Parks Now, a competition inviting multidisciplinary teams of young professionals to reshape the national parks visitor experience. Each team will now receive a $15,000 stipend to work with a broad range | Read More
Back in October, WLA reported that 8 teams were shortlisted to provide a concept design for the St.Petersburg Pier. These teams submitted their designs to the city on December 15. Each team received a $30,000 stipend to submit initial design concepts, complete with reports, renderings, cost estimates and a description | Read More
The Presidio Trust recently announced the selection of James Corner Field Operations (Field Operations), a New York City-based firm, to design 13 acres of new Presidio parkland at the Golden Gate. Field Operations, best known for leading the design and construction of the High Line in New York City, is | Read More
Building upon the success of Louisville’s Waterfront Park (Phases 1-3), Phase 4 is intended to be the westward expansion of open space along the downtown banks of the Ohio River. The 22 acre site serves as a continuation of community open space along the Ohio River corridor, connecting the downtown | Read More
CLAUDE CORMIER HAPPY DESIGN: CURRENT PROJECTS from Boston Architectural College on Vimeo. In his lecture, Claude Cormier will demonstrate the creative design process his firm uses in the making of happy public urban landscapes, starting from the early conceptual stage to the end of the construction phase. The lecture will | Read More
Napa Valley Winery Site Inspired by Japanese Aesthetic Kenzo Winery, located in the hilltops of southern Napa Valley in California, is a high-end private winery nestled within a larger, 4,000-acre estate. The ecological framework of Napa Valley focuses on maintaining and enhancing the natural beauty of the landscape, whileallowing local | Read More
Lakewood Cemetery has been the foremost resting place for Minnesota’s distinguished citizens since 1871. This treasured haven of beauty, art and history, wherein broad sweeps of lawn are punctuated by fine stone monuments, trees and meandering roadways, is an archetype of the quintessential American “Lawn Plan” cemetery.
Colwell Shelor+ West 8+ Weddle Gilmore has been selected to lead the design process to transform 19 acres surrounding Mesa’s City Hall into a one of a kind civic space which will capture and enhance the urbanizing momentum of Mesa’s downtown core. The team was unanimously selected by the City | Read More
In 2011 a large storm water outlet and chamber was installed at the southwest trailhead in the Don Valley Brickworks; which created an unwelcoming presence at one of the most used entrances into the Quarry Gardens. The Planning Partnership was retained to design a gateway feature that would camouflage the | Read More