news blog

HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK!

Thursday, September 8, 2016 | Posted by

HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK! A New Edition of The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman The revised edition of the 1997 classic work by Judith B. Tankard will cover newly discovered gardens, in a larger format with an expansive new design, illustrated with new color photographs. Read more. . . . Donations above $100 will […]

No comments

Read more

NEW NATURE ARTICLE: “GENIUSES OF PLACE”

Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Posted by

LALH vice-president Ethan Carr celebrates the three hundredth anniversary of Capability Brown’s birth and the centenary of the National Park Service (with help from Frederick Law Olmsted) in an article exploring “the complex and evolving cultural construction of ‘nature,’ its representations, its manifestations and its benefits.” Read More      

Comments are closed

Read more

NEW EXHIBITION: “THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF HARE & HARE”

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 | Posted by

The father-and-son team of Sidney J. and S. Herbert Hare planned dozens of parks, residential grounds, and cities throughout the Midwest and beyond. A new exhibition at Ellis Library, University of Missouri, organized by LALH author Carol Grove, celebrates the significance of the Kansas-city based firm with material from the manuscript collection of the State […]

Comments are closed

Read more

SHIPMANIA!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | Posted by

When The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman appeared in 1997, practically no one had heard of the Cornish-based garden designer, but soon “Shipmania” seized the landscape history world. Marveling at the impossibly lush flower borders of this self-taught practitioner–who was also a divorced mother of three–new audiences bought the book in droves. Long out of […]

Comments are closed

Read more

PRESERVATION HEROES: JEAN AND W. SCOTT PETERSON

Monday, August 1, 2016 | Posted by

When Jean and W. Scott Peterson purchased Tranquillity Farm in the 1980s, they understood that the Middlebury, Connecticut, property would be a challenge to steward, yet they appreciated the singular beauty of their twenty-five acres and all that it could become. Since then they have restored the ornamental farm’s rich cultural legacy, which includes designs […]

Comments are closed

Read more

VIEW 2016 MAILS IN JUNE

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | Posted by

VIEW 2016 will arrive in the mailboxes of LALH members early this summer. This issue features articles on Ruth Shellhorn’s legacy, the Los Angeles landscape architecture firm Mia Lehrer + Associates, the James Rose Center, Warren Manning’s environmental design methods, A J. Downing’s enduring influence, and many other subjects. If you’re not a member, join […]

Comments are closed

Read more

NEW LALH ADVISERS

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | Posted by

LALH is honored to have Robert E. Grese and Francis R. Kowsky join us as advisers. A professor of landscape architecture at the University of Michigan and director of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum, Bob is the author of The Native Landscape Reader (LALH 2011) and the biographer of Jens Jensen. Frank Kowsky, SUNY Distinguished […]

Comments are closed

Read more

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 […]

Comments are closed

Read more

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. […]

Comments are closed

Read more

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 […]

Comments are closed

Read more

Subscribe


Blog posts

HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK!

NEW NATURE ARTICLE: “GENIUSES OF PLACE”

NEW EXHIBITION: “THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF HARE & HARE”

SHIPMANIA!

PRESERVATION HEROES: JEAN AND W. SCOTT PETERSON

VIEW 2016 MAILS IN JUNE

NEW LALH ADVISERS

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

NEW RELEASE: RUTH SHELLHORN

SHELLHORN: SNEAK PREVIEW


Archives

  •  

    • 2016 (12)
    • 2015 (23)
    • 2014 (30)
    • 2013 (11)
    • 2012 (5)

  • Tags