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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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HAPPPY SOLSTICE 2015

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 | Posted by

Dear Friends of LALH, On this, the shortest day of the year, I wanted to share a photo taken last December, just as the winter sun was setting. I was in Madrid for an ICOMOS conference, meeting with representatives from Mexico, Italy, Japan, France, and other nations who had gathered to discuss heritage landscapes. How […]

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NEW RELEASE! LANDSCAPES OF EXCLUSION: STATE PARKS AND JIM CROW IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Massachusetts Press are pleased to announce the publication of William E. O’Brien’s Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South, a volume in the series Designing the American Park. “O’Brien has completed a remarkable work of scholarship in landscape history that makes it possible for us, […]

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LALH BOOK FEATURED ON COVER OF UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS CATALOG!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | Posted by

Read about our forthcoming book on Ruth Shellhorn and the LALH Masters of Modern Landscape Design series. Download the UGA Press Catalog here.    

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FUNDRAISING SUCCESSFUL! RUTH SHELLHORN FILM WILL SCREEN NEXT SPRING!

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

In early September, LALH asked members and supporters to help fund a new LALH filmRuth Shellhorn: Midcentury Design in Southern California. Thanks to our generous donors, we reached our goal of $15,000! Next spring we will bring the story of Ruth Shellhorn to life with a twelve minute film documenting her nearly sixty-year career as a modernist […]

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NEW: APOSTLE OF TASTE: ANDREW JACKSON DOWNING, 1815–1852

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

“The vast amount of visual evidence combines with the material and personal history of Downing to make Apostle of Taste a must for scholars of architectural and landscape history.” —Pennsylvania History In this compelling biography, issued with a new preface, David Schuyler explores the origins of the tastemaker’s ideas in English aesthetic theory and his efforts to adapt English […]

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BEST PLANNED CITY IN THE WORLD GETS A RAVE REVIEW

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

“Buffalo seemed to have a future without limit as its residents looked westward. To the east, of course, it was doomed always to play second fiddle to its cross-state rival, New York. But Buffalo’s leaders, particularly in the business community, made the best of the situation by carefully studying some of the breakthroughs coming out […]

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ORDER BOOKS FROM LALH 2015 FALL/WINTER CATALOG

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

The new LALH catalog features forthcoming titles Ruth Shellhorn, Warren H. Manning, Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner, and James Rose, as well as a complete backlist of all our books. Expand your library with reprints of the classic books that have shaped our understanding of the American landscape and its preservation. Download the catalog Read […]

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HELP US MAKE A MOVIE!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 | Posted by

HELP US MAKE A MOVIE! We have one month to raise $15,000. Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Design in Southern California The first film about the landscape architect Ruth Shellhorn (1909–2006), who brought a modernist aesthetic and ecological perspective to projects from the UC Riverside campus to Disneyland. Donations above $100 will be listed in the film credits. Please make your […]

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LALH BOOK WINS J.B. JACKSON PRIZE

JOHN NOLEN’S ADVICE OFFERED TO ORLANDO PLANNERS

HAPPPY SOLSTICE 2015

NEW RELEASE! LANDSCAPES OF EXCLUSION: STATE PARKS AND JIM CROW IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH

LALH BOOK FEATURED ON COVER OF UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS CATALOG!

FUNDRAISING SUCCESSFUL! RUTH SHELLHORN FILM WILL SCREEN NEXT SPRING!

NEW: APOSTLE OF TASTE: ANDREW JACKSON DOWNING, 1815–1852

BEST PLANNED CITY IN THE WORLD GETS A RAVE REVIEW

ORDER BOOKS FROM LALH 2015 FALL/WINTER CATALOG

HELP US MAKE A MOVIE!


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