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New digital tools help overtaxed early childhood educators envision nature-based play spaces. By Timothy A. Schuler Muntazar Monsur designed virtual ...
02-02-2023 21:53

February 2023: Her Crown

On the cover: A mural of Shirley Chisholm by Danielle Mastrion, at Shirley Chisholm State Park in New York. Photo by Lexi Van Valkenburgh. ...
02-02-2023 21:53

Family Gathering

A Chicago garden calls a Black community pushed to the margins back together again. By Zach Mortice MKSK?s design for the community garden extends a M...
26-01-2023 21:53

Book Review: The Mass-Produced Forest

A review of Plant Life: The Entangled Politics of Afforestation by Rosetta S. Elkin. By Jennifer Wolch Tree planting campaigns are widely seen as a n...
19-01-2023 21:50

A Deep Dive Into the Archive

Albert Kahn Associates mines original drawings for the restoration of the historic Ford House. By Jeff Link ...
06-01-2023 21:53

JANUARY 2023: AL FAY PARK

ON THE COVER: Al Fay Park in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, by SLA. Photo by SLA/Phillip Handforth. ...
02-01-2023 21:50

Jacksonville Steps Ahead

Florida?s Emerald Trail strides toward a more walkable future. By Margaret Shakespeare The trail will create connections to the water and offer opport...
30-12-2022 21:51

A Piet Oudolf Across the Street

Chicago?s historic Sears Sunken Garden is part of a strategy to revitalize a struggling West Side neighborhood. By Zach Mortice When Sears closed its ...
22-12-2022 21:49

Breaking Bonds

A program to end modern slavery in the materials supply chain advances. By Kamila Grigo Black Chapel?s plywood, timber, steel, concrete, and weatherpr...
15-12-2022 21:51

Ten Times Better

At Quarry House, TEN x TEN uses Minnesota stone and lissome birch sculpt a residential garden in three dimensions. By Aaron King A set of collages exp...
08-12-2022 21:48

December 2022 Preview: Quarry Garden in Minneapolis

ON THE COVER: Quarry Garden in Minneapolis by TEN x TEN Landscape Architecture and Urbanism. Photo by Gaffer Photography. Featured Story: ?Ten Times ...
01-12-2022 21:53

Together for the Terroir

In California?s wine country, a landscape architect helps farmers and residents prepare for wildfires. By Jennifer Reut One of several design options ...
30-11-2022 21:55

A Caf Is a Country

Terremoto designed Cafe Ohlone to be an Indigenous refuge in a colonial world. By Timothy A. Schuler Each of the materials used holds cultural signif...
23-11-2022 21:50

The Long Game

Landscape architects are working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and building new networks through the Engineering With Nature program. The impl...
09-11-2022 21:50

Explorers at Home

Plant-hunting is always in season at the Leach Botanical Garden in Portland, Oregon, the storybook base of the botanist Lilla Leach, where Land Morpho...
03-11-2022 21:50

November 2022: Leach Botanical Garden

ON THE COVER: A detail of Trillium, from the Leach Botanical Garden in Portland, Oregon, by Land Morphology. Photo by Sahar Coston-Hardy, Affiliate AS...
01-11-2022 21:53

A Park in Progress

Marsha P. Johnson was a hero in the Black trans community. Will the park designed in her honor earn the same admiration" By Stephen Zacks Revised plan...
28-10-2022 21:51

Pocket Ecologies

Offshoots, Inc., designs a place for people, bikes, and plants in Boston?s Charlestown neighborhood. By Karolina Hac The park uses trees and topograph...
27-10-2022 21:49

For Crows, By Humans

Walter Hood reflects on what corvids can teach us. By Anjulie Rao Over several months, designers wove jute rope into an organic, nest-like form. No dr...
20-10-2022 21:51

Seeding a Wilder Future

A new gorilla conservation campus by MASS Design Group and TEN x TEN is a laboratory for reforestation. By Timothy A. Schuler The experimental landsca...
12-10-2022 21:53

The 2022 ASLA Awards Issue

“Riverfront Spokane,” a 2022 ASLA Professional Award winner for General Design by Berger Partnership. Cover photo by Built Work Photography. The O...
12-10-2022 21:53

Windbloom Maps the Breeze

Falon Mihalic?s sculpture charts the atmospheric forces that bind us. By Zach Mortice Mihalic designed an accompanying poster that depicts the average...
28-09-2022 21:39

Gone Feral

A review of Natura Urbana: Ecological Constellations in Urban Space by Matthew Gandy. By Anjulie Rao At Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, the skylark has f...
21-09-2022 21:41

Designed Transition

Cheryl Barton winds down after decades as CEO, and her office becomes part of SCAPE. By Bradford McKee Kate Orff, FASLA, the founder of SCAPE, saw a s...
14-09-2022 21:42

Back to the Garden

The beat goes on at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Upstate New York, the site of the legendary 1969 Woodstock music festival. By Jane Margoli...
07-09-2022 22:09

The Team on Tops

By any count, Presidio Tunnel Tops had an unusual number of women in construction and project leadership. They say there are good reasons for that. By...
01-09-2022 22:05

A Bumpy Reentry

Women landscape architects are finding the road from part-time to full-time work full of potholes. By Jared Brey Barbara Peterson, ASLA, is a night ow...
31-08-2022 22:09

Weed Whackers

For habitat restoration and invasives control on sensitive sites, goats are a natural. By Katharine Logan Three hundred goats help Caltrans restore ha...
24-08-2022 22:09

Collage Material

For new master plan, MNLA embraced Smith College?s ethos of participation. By Jonathan Lerner Paradise Pond, a beloved Smith landmark, was formed by a...
18-08-2022 21:47

Destination Hemp Farm

A Virginia landscape architect thinks cannabis farms could be the state?s next tourist attraction. By Kim O?Connell Bereuter?s plan for the Cannabreez...
17-08-2022 21:44

Tier Drops

Water out West is disappearing. Seven states, 30 tribes, and millions of people will need to adjust. By Lisa Owens Viani John Wesley Powell published ...
10-08-2022 21:42

How to Grow a Greenway

For New Orleans?s popular Lafitte Greenway, the plan was just the beginning. By Jane Margolies Volunteers help plant cypress trees on the Lafitte Gree...
09-08-2022 21:48

August 2022: Tough Cuts

?Tier Drops,? by Lisa Owens Viani. Regulations and apportioning that were set up 100 years ago are under pressure as the Colorado River shrinks. As ...
04-08-2022 21:42

Banking on Borrowed Land

Balancing rural and urban needs, climate change, and chronic underfunding, the land trust industry isin a moment of reckoning. By Erin Kelly, ASLA An...
18-07-2022 21:44

Mind the Gaps (and Curves) with Precast Concrete

Getting the best from precast concrete requires a little flexibility. By John Payne, ASLA, and James Dudley The first prototype of the precast piece ...
15-07-2022 21:52

Support by Design Aids Ukrainian Landscape Architects

The flexibility of remote work takes on a new dimension when American landscape architecture firms can bring on Ukrainian designers fleeing war. By La...
12-07-2022 21:46

Park Diplomacy Across the U.S.?Mexico Border

At Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, “two countries, two cities, one culture, one river, one park.? By Jane Margolies At various points along...
07-07-2022 21:46

Bog Wild

Guarded by isolated landscapes and rough ocean waters, Argentina?s remote peatlands are among the world?s most effective and fragile carbon sinks. By ...
30-06-2022 21:41

Sharing the City One Step at a Time

Activists, wanderers, and tourists find a common language through walking. By Tim Waterman As lockdowns eased in 2021, Htel du Nord led a walk in L?...
28-06-2022 21:56

(Re)making the Grade

At the University of Pittsburgh, a Complete Street caps a series of student-centered outdoor spaces. By Timothy A. Schuler North of the student union,...
23-06-2022 21:45

Sketching the Housing Crisis

A pandemic sketchbook becomes a prompt to design activism. Text and images by Daniel Winterbottom, FASLA The endurance of this site is admirable. Tuck...
21-06-2022 21:43

Line by Line

Local and global, analog and digital, Michael Blier leads Landworks Studio into the wide world. By Jessica Bridger A sketch of the Saudi Arabian coast...
16-06-2022 21:41

The LAM Gift Guide for Landscape Architecture Graduates

Books, tech, and lots of pens to set the newly minted designer up right. By the LAM Editorial Advisory Committee Well, it?s finally happened. Your fam...
10-06-2022 21:49

The Writing on the Wall

Barbara Stauffacher Solomon?s reputation was made at Sea Ranch. A new exhibit shows why she?s a supergraphics legend. By Zach Mortice Photo by Iker Gi...
07-06-2022 21:51

Hawaii Coastline Report Links Resilience with Access

A landscape architect-led study from the University of Hawaii combines climate adaptation and waterfront access. By Timothy A. Schuler The industrial ...
02-06-2022 21:44

Your Stuff Is Coming (Someday)

Supplies are short and prices are bonkers. What’s behind the issues in the supply chain, and when will they end" By Bradford McKee An Alpine crew in...
02-06-2022 21:44

A Canopy Where it Counts

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, grabs the opportunity for more equity and biodiversity after a Derechoflattens more than half the urban trees. By Kevan Klosterwi...
02-06-2022 21:44

Get Ready to Respond

$1 billion in funding to reconnect divided communities is coming. By Zach Mortice Landscape architects are ingrained systems thinkers and experts on h...
18-05-2022 21:43

A Wilder West

Embracing ?ugly-pretty? ecology on a Camelback Mountain estate. By Brian Barth / Photography byCaitlin Atkinson Stormwater runoff from the property ...
17-05-2022 21:45

Have Van, Will Garden

The radical landscape architecture of Straub Thurmayr. By Brian Barth An early concept for the playground at Zaagaate, a daycare facility on a Manitob...
30-04-2022 21:39

The Lab in the Backyard

USC?s Landscape Justice Initiative aims to give students grassroots perspective on their field. By Patrick Sisson Students will continue to monitor th...
29-04-2022 21:39

Awards Focus: The Death and Life of Great American Barges

LAM is highlighting student and professional winners from the 2021 ASLA Awards by asking designers to share an outtake that tells an important part o...
21-04-2022 21:42

Work in Progress

As part of an ongoing effort to make content more accessible, LAM will be making select stories available to readers in Spanish. BY BRADFORD MCKEE ...
19-04-2022 21:44

Art Director’s Cut, April 14

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue ofLAM. order single copiesofthe print issue from ASLA.Annual sub...
14-04-2022 22:07

The Year of the Superstudio

BY AARON KING Yuehui Gong, Courtesy LAF. Global problems meet regional politics in the field’s most ambitious venture in a century.   In March of 2...
07-04-2022 22:04

Placemaking Pitfall

BY TIMOTHY A. SCHULER A street mural in Asheville, North Carolina, occupies the roadway without interfering with the adjacent crosswalks. Photo by Jus...
05-04-2022 21:41

April LAM: Designing Policy

Click to view slideshow. FOREGROUND In the Tank (Water) Amid the wetlands and steel plants of Chicago?s Big Marsh Park, a new water recycling syst...
01-04-2022 21:41

AWARDS FOCUS: AFTER PLASTICS

LAM is highlighting student and professional winners from the 2021 ASLA Awards by asking designers to share an outtake that tells an important part of...
31-03-2022 21:59

SMALL TOWN, HEAVY LOAD

As part of an ongoing effort to make content more accessible, LAM will be making select stories available to readers in Spanish. BY ANJULIE RAO FROM...
29-03-2022 21:42

Trees on Their Own Terms

BY ZACH MORTICE ...
24-03-2022 21:42

ALTERNATE REALITIES

BY SEAN LALLY Ultraviolet wavelength experienced in the video game. Image courtesy Sean Lally. With the use of a video game platform, the project illu...
17-03-2022 21:51

UNBUILT TO LAST

BY LYDIA LEE / PHOTOGRAPHY BY ERIC EINWILLER A slice of the warehouse was used to define garden rooms. For more than a decade, the Brooklyn Basin deve...
15-03-2022 21:41

AWARDS FOCUS: AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

LAM is highlighting student and professional winners from the 2021 ASLA Awards by asking designers to share an outtake that tells an important part of...
10-03-2022 21:39

SKY IS THE LIMIT

BY MARGARET SHAKESPEARE Stepping away from the axial orientationof other Rockefeller Center gardens, Radio Park pathways curve and dip gently, flanke...
03-03-2022 21:38

MARCH LAM: TERMINAL ENDS, NEW BEGINNINGS

Click to view slideshow. Foreground Small Town, Heavy Load (Research) Urbanites flee to rural areas for the fresh air and open space, but a study of t...
01-03-2022 21:39

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, FEBRUARY 24

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue ofLAM. order single copiesofthe print issue from ASLA.Annual sub...
24-02-2022 21:45

TAKEN AWAY

BY LYDIA LEE ...
22-02-2022 21:41

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, FEBRUARY 17

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue ofLAM. order single copiesofthe print issue from ASLA.Annual sub...
17-02-2022 22:08

NORTHERN STAR

BY ZACH MORTICE From the plaza at its center, the space is defined by a series of moderately sized lawns and bioretention basins. Image courtesy Stoss...
15-02-2022 21:42

AWARDS FOCUS: INDIAN MOUNDS CULTURAL LANDSCAPE STUDY

LAM is highlighting student and professional winners from the 2021 ASLA Awards by asking designers to share an outtake that tells an important part of...
10-02-2022 21:38

INTER-ACTIVE

BY JENNIFER REUT ...
03-02-2022 21:41

FEBRUARY LAM: QUAD, CANOPY, CONNECTION

Click to view slideshow. FOREGROUND A Canopy Where It Counts (Planning) After a storm devastated the urban forest in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the city recr...
01-02-2022 21:41

AWARDS FOCUS: CRIMINALIZED FOR THEIR VERY EXISTENCE

LAM is highlighting student and professional winners from the 2021 ASLA Awards by asking designers to share an outtake that tells an important part of...
27-01-2022 21:39

AWARDS FOCUS: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF UTAH

LAM is highlighting student and professional winners from the 2021 ASLA Awards by asking designers to share an outtake that tells an important part of...
25-01-2022 21:45

ROLL, TIDE

BY JARED BREY The Lodge at Gulf State Park was rebuilt as a sustainable tourism destination after a previous lodge, a popular vacation spot, was destr...
20-01-2022 21:41

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, JANUARY 18

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue ofLAM. order single copiesofthe print issue from ASLA.Annual sub...
18-01-2022 21:43

PEOPLE AND PASEOS

As part of an ongoing effort to make content more accessible, LAM will be making select stories available to readers in Spanish.   BY TIMOTHY A. SC...
11-01-2022 21:40

WONDERLAND

BY LEAH GHAZARIAN Drawings by the artist and designer Cecil Howell accompany her essay, ?The Lost Flora.? Photo by Daniel Shipp. Reid is not a strange...
06-01-2022 21:38

A PARK WITH A HEART OF GOLD

BY KIM O’CONNELL Druid Heights Green Community Master Plan. Image courtesy University of Maryland Landscape Architecture Studio. ?[Gold Street Park]...
04-01-2022 21:45

JANUARY LAM: BIG FIXES

Click to view slideshow. FOREGROUND ?I? Is for Information (Tech) Focus on the building and the model can overlook the many new approaches landscap...
03-01-2022 21:45

CLIMBING THE LADDER

BY ZACH MORTICE Marston, a visiting instructor at Florida International University?s landscape architecture school. Pulling data from professional ass...
22-12-2021 21:39

THE WRIGHT WAY

BY JOANN GRECO An aerial view ofthe floricycle in the early morning light. The semicircular form is organized around the center line of the veranda. ...
16-12-2021 22:14

RIGHT OF CENTER

As part of an ongoing effort to make content more accessible, LAM will be making select stories available to readers in Spanish. BY ROBERTO J. ROVIR...
16-12-2021 22:14

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, DECEMBER 14

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue ofLAM. order single copiesofthe print issue from ASLA.Annual sub...
14-12-2021 21:41

GREEN MACHINE

BY EMILY SCHLICKMAN The Miridae Mobile Nursery and parklet in Davis, California, grew out of a project for a flexible, low-cost plant shop. Photo by E...
07-12-2021 21:44

SWINGS AND SWALES

BY JARED BREY The park features a stone cascade that directs rushing water to a rain garden in the central basin. Photo by Pashek + MTR. A contact at ...
02-12-2021 22:06

DECEMBER LAM: ALONG THE EDGE

Click to view slideshow. FOREGROUND The Stranger Territory (Minds) Julie Bargmann, the inaugural winner of the Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International ...
01-12-2021 22:01

HIGH PROFILE

BY HANIYA RAE The highest pointof the canal follows two reservoirs in the Front Range foothills. Photo by Evan Anderman. The canal meanders in and ou...
30-11-2021 22:07

WHEN STARS ALIGN

As part of an ongoing effort to make content more accessible, LAM will be making select stories available to readers in Spanish. BY JARED BREY FROM ...
18-11-2021 21:46

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, NOVEMBER 16

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue ofLAM. order single copiesofthe print issue from ASLA.Annual sub...
17-11-2021 21:39

HOME BREWED

BY BRIAN BARTH New Belgium Brewing Company. Mills?s firm, Russell + Mills Studios, is based in Fort Collins, Colorado, the brewery-laden city where Ne...
11-11-2021 21:41

ONE BIG PICTURE

BY LISA OWENS VIANI Greater water efficiencies in the Imperial Valley have led to less water entering the Salton Sea. Image courtesy the Babbitt Cente...
09-11-2021 21:44

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS POISED TO LEAD A NEW ERA OF INFRASTRUCT

BY ROXANNE BLACKWELL, HON. ASLA Hunter?s Point South Waterfront Park Phase II: A New Urban Ecology, ASLA 2019 Professional General Design Honor Award,...
08-11-2021 21:41

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, NOVEMBER 4

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue ofLAM. order single copiesofthe print issue from ASLA.Annual sub...
04-11-2021 21:42

BETTER EDGES FOR EELS

BY TIMOTHY A. SCHULER Image courtesy Seferian Design Group. As a living shoreline, it?s experimental, blending traditional and ecological approaches. ...
02-11-2021 21:42

NOVEMBER LAM: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE SOUTHEAST

Click to view slideshow.   On the Cover: Students perch on an overlook at the Tennessee River. ?When Stars Align,? by Jared Brey. Thanks to years of...
01-11-2021 21:39

THE PROVOCATEUR

BY ZACH MORTICE Julie Bargmann and her Core City Park in Detroit. Left photo courtesy Barrett Doherty, The Cultural Landscape Foundation; right photo ...
16-10-2021 21:42

THE 2021 ASLA AWARDS

The 2021 ASLA Awards issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine showcases 75 winning projects selected out of the 926 submissions to this year?s awards ...
04-10-2021 21:43

THE 2021 ASLA AWARDS ISSUE IS ALMOST HERE

ASLA will reveal the winners of the 2021 ASLA Student and Professional Awards on October 4, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. EDT. The October issue of Landscape A...
01-10-2021 21:43

A CAMPAIGN FOR KILEY

BY TIMOTHY A. SCHULER The suspended structure running parallel to the Hillsborough River used to be a water feature. Photo by Foto Bohemia. The space ...
30-09-2021 21:43
 



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