Archive for 2016

NOW SHOWING: RUTH SHELLHORN: MIDCENTURY LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | Posted by

The latest LALH film, Ruth Shellhorn, is now available online! Based on the scholarship from Kelly Comras’s book, the new film tells the story of the modernist landscape architect Ruth Shellhorn and her contribution to the “Southern California experience.” Like other films in the North America by Design series, Ruth Shellhorn was produced by LALH […]

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NEW RELEASE: RUTH SHELLHORN

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of Kelly Comras’s Ruth Shellhorn, the first volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series. “Kelly Comras’s book on Ruth Shellhorn will, at long last, put her in proper perspective as an important pioneer in landscape design and plan­ning in California. […]

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SHELLHORN: SNEAK PREVIEW

Monday, March 7, 2016 | Posted by

From the Library of American Landscape History and UGA Press Take an early look at the forthcoming book and documentary film on modernist landscape architect Ruth Shellhorn. To preview the book: About the book: Available April 1, 2016 Ruth Shellhorn by Kelly Comras This is the first book to examine the work of this modernist […]

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LALH BOOK WINS J.B. JACKSON PRIZE

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | Posted by

The Foundation for Landscape Studies has awarded the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize to John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner by R. Bruce Stephenson.                

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JOHN NOLEN’S ADVICE OFFERED TO ORLANDO PLANNERS

Monday, January 25, 2016 | Posted by

Planners Could Use Highway Makeover to Design a More Humane Orlando Op-ed, Next City January 19, 2016 The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is overseeing “I-4 Ultimate,” a $2.1 billion “makeover” of a 21-mile stretch of a busy freeway that runs through downtown Orlando. The agency claims adding lanes and re-engineering interchanges will improve the economy while […]

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