Archive for November, 2012

DESIGN BY THE COMMUNITY

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 | Posted by

The Mission is drier and warmer (and flatter) than anywhere else in San Francisco, which makes getting around fun, but something more compelling is in the air in this distinctive place. Walking down 24th Street last week, I wondered what Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. or John Nolen would make of this neighborhood—deemed the most vibrant […]

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New Directions in the American Landscape Winter Conference

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 | Posted by

New Directions in the American Landscape Winter Conference Heads up, landscape architects, garden designers, and home gardeners interested in designing with native plants: Don’t miss the 24th-annual New Directions in the American Landscape Winter Conference, coming up in January.  Under the theme “Critical Interactions: Ecological Research into Landscape Design,” this year’s program includes the LALH […]

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REFLECTIONS ON OUR 20TH

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 | Posted by

The morning after celebrating LALH’s twentieth anniversary at the Boston Athenaeum, we found ourselves standing in the Dell of Mount Auburn Cemetery, under a soft, dark October sky. At that moment, at least to me, it felt that the very roots of LALH could be traced back to this silent and moving place. Mount Auburn, […]

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VIEW, Summer 2012, Number 12

Thursday, November 1, 2012 | Posted by

VIEW, Summer 2012, Number 12 A few highlights: In this issue of VIEW, we feature our new Designing the American Park series, to be ushered in next spring The Best Planned City in the World by Francis R. Kowsky. Series editor Ethan Carr, a landscape architect and historian who also serves on the LALH Board […]

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