Archive for July, 2014

LALH AT MARSH-BILLINGS-ROCKEFELLER NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | Posted by

LALH is in Woodstock, Vermont, at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park this week, with landscape photographer Carol Betsch, taking photographs for the forthcoming “100 Years of Design on the Land,” an exhibition of forty-five photographs from LALH books: December 15, 2014–March 6, 2015, 1285 Gallery, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York City. The park encompasses […]

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JAMES ROSE CENTER HOSTS SUBURBIA TRANSFORMED 3.0

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 | Posted by

“One Garden at a Time: Exploring the Aesthetics of Landscape Experience in an Age of Sustainability” was the theme of this competition for landscape architects, designers, and students sponsored by the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Winning designs by three students and six professionals flow loosely from the modernist […]

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A GENIUS FOR PLACE EXHIBITION ON THE MOVE

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | Posted by

The LALH touring panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at the Jones Library, Amherst, Mass., with a public reception on Thursday, September 4 at 6:30 p.m. LALH Executive Director Robin Karson will introduce the short documentary film Fletcher Steele and Naumkeag: A Playground of the Imagination at 7 p.m. A Genius for Place runs through September 28 and is open to […]

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COMING NEXT MONTH: ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF AND THE CREATION OF THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPE

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 | Posted by

Arthur Asahel Shurcliff (1870–1957) worked in the office of Frederick Law Olmsted in Brookline, Massachusetts, for more than seven years before establishing a regional practice. An idiosyncratic and brilliant designer, Shurcliff prepared plans for towns surrounding Boston and for several industrial communities. He designed recreational spaces in and around Boston, including significant aspects of the Franklin Park Zoo […]

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SPRING/SUMMER CATALOG ONLINE

Monday, July 7, 2014 | Posted by

The 2014 spring/summer issue of the LALH catalog is now available. Look for a new issue each spring and fall on the books page.

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VIEW IS OUT

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | Posted by

Just in time for beach reading, the 2014 issue of VIEW has landed in the mailboxes of LALH members. Topics in the new issue range from the academic value of landscape history to John Nolen’s legacy for New Urbanist planners. Because LALH shares each issue with organizations whose interests are reflected in the contents, members […]

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