Archive for May, 2020

Dan Kiley

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Posted by

Dan Kiley Jane Amidon Forthcoming, Fall 2023 Published by Library of American Landscape History  Paperback A volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series     Visionary landscape architect and city planner, Dan Kiley (1912-2004) exerted a foundational, lasting influence on the shape of the American landscape in the second half of the twentieth […]

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NEW RELEASE: Robert Royston

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of Robert Royston by Reuben M. Rainey and JC Miller, the fourth volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series.  The first biography of the landscape architect Robert Royston (1918-2008) documents the life and work of a designer and teacher who […]

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NEW RELEASE: The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore by Ethan Carr.  In the mid-nineteenth century, Thoreau recognized the importance of preserving the complex and fragile landscape of Cape Cod, with its weathered windmills, expansive beaches, dunes, wetlands, and harbors, […]

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NEW RELEASE: Hare & Hare, Landscape Architects and City Planners

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of Hare & Hare, Landscape Architects and City Planners by Carol Grove and Cydney Millstein. When Sidney J. Hare (1860–1938) and S. Herbert Hare (1888–1960) launched their Kansas City firm in 1910, they founded what would become the most influential landscape architecture […]

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LALH AT MODERNISM WEEK IN PALM SPRINGS, FEBRUARY 13-23, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

Four LALH Authors Featured in MW Landscape + Outdoor Living Program The American Garden at Midcentury In the 1930s, American landscape architects began experimenting with designs that would give their clients easy access to outdoor spaces where they could relax and socialize informally. Especially in California, these designs served as extensions of interior spaces. LALH […]

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Essays on Landscape

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Posted by

Essays on Landscape Laurie Olin Forthcoming, October 2021 Published by the Library of American Landscape History Cloth Price: $30.00 ISBN: 978-1-952629-30-0 To order: Amazon.com   One of the most renowned landscape architects in practice today, Laurie Olin has created designs for the grounds of the Washington Monument, the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, and […]

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Marjorie Sewell Cautley, Landscape Architect for the Motor Age

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Posted by

Marjorie Sewell Cautley, Landscape Architect for the Motor Age Sarah Allaback Forthcoming, Fall 2022 Published by Library of American Landscape History Cloth       Marjorie Sewell Cautley (1891–1954) was the first woman landscape architect to design state parks, the first to plan the landscape of a federally funded housing project, and the first to […]

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Beauty of the Wild

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Posted by

Beauty of the Wild: A Life Designing Landscapes Inspired by Nature Darrel Morrison Forthcoming, Summer 2021 Published by the Library of American Landscape History Cloth Price: $40.00 ISBN: 978-1-952620-28-7 To order: Amazon.com    In Beauty of the Wild, Darrel Morrison tells stories of people and places that have nourished his career as a teacher and […]

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LEGACY HERO: Jack Dangermond, Redlands, California (2019)

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Posted by

LEGACY HERO: Jack Dangermond, Redlands, California (2019) In the last decades of the twentieth century, the mapping and spatial analytics software created by Jack Dangermond and the company he founded, Esri, transformed the professions of landscape architecture and urban and regional planning. Through his Redlands, California, firm and its suite of geographic information system (GIS) […]

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