Archive for November, 2017

ORDER LALH BOOKS FROM OUR FALL/WINTER 2017 ONLINE CATALOG!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | 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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ROBIN KARSON AWARDED HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN ASLA

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Posted by

The American Society of Landscape Architects has recognized LALH founder and executive director Robin Karson with one of the highest honors the organization awards to those in allied professions. Through her founding of LALH, the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated to the publication of books on landscape architecture, and her own foundational scholarship, Karson has literally […]

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NEW RELEASE: LAWRENCE HALPRIN

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of Lawrence Halprin by Kenneth I. Helphand, the third volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series. During a career spanning six decades, Lawrence Halprin (1916–2009) became one of the most prolific and outspoken landscape architects of his generation. He took on challenging […]

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DE FOREST ARCHIVE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Posted by

Thanks to generous donors, we’ve reached our goal of raising $25,000 to expand the Lockwood de Forest Archive and assure its permanent preservation as part of the Architecture and Design Collection at the University of California, Santa Barbara. If you would like to add your support to a kindred project, please consider donating to our […]

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LEGACY HERO: ELIZABETH BARLOW ROGERS

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Posted by

LALH honors Betsy Barlow Rogers, our inaugural Legacy Hero Award recipient, for contributions to cultural landscape studies and preservation practice that have influenced scholarship internationally and catalyzed the restoration of hundreds of iconic landscapes worldwide. As an author, park administrator, founder and president of the Foundation for Landscape Studies, and longtime LALH board member, Betsy […]

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Levi Strauss Plaza, San Francisco, California

Monday, November 13, 2017 | Posted by

Levi Strauss Plaza San Francisco, California Nestled at the foot of San Francisco’s iconic Telegraph Hill and located only blocks from both the original and the later Halprin offices is Levi Strauss Plaza. Framed on one side by the hill and by San Francisco Bay on the other, the plaza can be entered from many […]

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