Archive for November, 2016

The Reynolda House Museum: LALH Book Guides Expansion / Winston-Salem, North Carolina (2015)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | Posted by

The Reynolda House Museum: LALH Book Guides Expansion Winston-Salem, North Carolina By the mid-1990s, Reynolda House Museum of American Art could barely accommodate the visitors who crowded into a former entry hall for education programs two or three times a week. After all, the building had been designed as a country home, not an art […]

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The James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design: Maintaining Change Ridgewood, New Jersey (2016)

Sunday, November 20, 2016 | Posted by

The James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design: Maintaining Change Ridgewood, New Jersey Throughout his career, the landscape architect James Rose grappled with the seemingly contradictory idea of preserving change, and his home in Ridgewood, New Jersey, was a materialization of this concept—in Rose’s words, a “creative garden.” His goal was to design […]

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VIEW, Summer 2016, Number 16

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

VIEW, Summer 2016, Number 16 A few highlights: Kelly Comras describes her experience securing the Ruth Shellhorn papers in the Department of Special Collections at UCLA’s Charles E. Young Research Library. The landscape architecture firm Mia Lehrer and Associates is profiled by Sarah Allaback, who describes the Southern California firm’s unique focus on community advocacy […]

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WORMSLOE PLANTATION NAMED ONE OF “THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN ALL 50 STATES”

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

House Beautiful recently named Wormsloe Plantation, the ancestral home of LALH Preservation Hero Craig Barrow III, to its 2016 list of most beautiful places. Two years ago, LALH featured Wormsloe in a VIEWarticle honoring Barrow, who is also co-founder of the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History. The historic plantation on the Isle of Hope near […]

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RUTH SHELLHORN: MIDCENTURY LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WINS BEST FILM AWARD AT THE MODESTO ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

The short documentary, based on the book by Kelly Comras and produced by LALH in association with Florentine Films/Hott Productions, won top honors at the 9th Annual Modesto Architecture Festival.  

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RUTH SHELLHORN WINS AWARD

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

ASLA’s Southern California Chapter presented an honor award to Kelly Comras for Ruth Shellhorn (LALH 2016), the lead book in the LALH Masters of Modern Landscape Design series. The award ceremony was held at the Disney Grand California Hotel, near Disneyland, one of Shellhorn’s major landscape design projects.  

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL.… LALH TO PUBLISH A NEW SHIPMAN EDITION

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

In early September, LALH asked members to help fund a new edition of The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman, one of our first books. Thanks to dozens of generous donors, we reached our goal of $15,000! The new edition will feature an expansive new design, many previously undocumented gardens, and new color photographs. Sure to […]

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ORDER LALH BOOKS FROM OUR FALL/WINTER 2016–2017 ONLINE CATALOG

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

The new catalog features forthcoming LALH titles as well as our backlist, with news of recent awards. Download the catalog from our website: http://lalh.org/books/        

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