Posts tagged “LALH Book(s)”

COMING NEXT MONTH: ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF AND THE CREATION OF THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPE

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 | Posted by

Arthur Asahel Shurcliff (1870–1957) worked in the office of Frederick Law Olmsted in Brookline, Massachusetts, for more than seven years before establishing a regional practice. An idiosyncratic and brilliant designer, Shurcliff prepared plans for towns surrounding Boston and for several industrial communities. He designed recreational spaces in and around Boston, including significant aspects of the Franklin Park Zoo […]

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FORTHCOMING: LANDSCAPES OF EXCLUSION

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 | Posted by

The state parks movement sought to expand public access to scenic places throughout the nation. But in the South, severe racial restrictions, known broadly as “Jim Crow” laws, barred African Americans from using state parks. When the New Deal of the 1930s spurred a massive wave of park expansion, the National Park Service built segregated […]

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ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF GETS A JACKET

Monday, April 14, 2014 | Posted by

The jacket design for the forthcoming book Arthur A. Shurcliff:  Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape by Elizabeth Hope Cushing is now off the drawing board. Scroll down to read an excerpt from the introduction. “The first formally trained generation of American landscape architects emerged in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, […]

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FOR LALH, A PRODUCTIVE SEASON

Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Posted by

Long, cold winters can be great incubators of indoor projects. Such was the case for LALH: • Authors and editors will soon send two new books to press, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner by R. Bruce Stephenson, and Arthur A. Shurcliff: Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape by Elizabeth […]

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LALH BOOKS WIN FLS AWARDS

Thursday, January 23, 2014 | Posted by

Two LALH books—one recently published and one forthcoming—received awards from the Foundation for Landscape Studies: The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System (2013) by Francis R. Kowsky, was recognized with the FLS J. B. Jackson Book Prize. Past recipients of the prestigious prize include Mission 66 and A […]

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John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Posted by

John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner  R. Bruce Stephenson University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 978-1-62534-079-5 To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 Winner, J. B. Jackson Book Prize from the Foundation for Landscape Studies John Nolen (1869 – 1937) studied economics, philosophy, and public administration at the […]

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