What exactly does a landscape architect do?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

During National Landscape Architecture Month, celebrated during the month of April, there are plenty of opportunities to learn more about the profession and what exactly landscape architects do.Quick: Name one famous landscape architect. Did you immediately think of Frederick Law Olmsted, considered by many to...

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Cleaning Up the Cleaning Industry: A Green Schools Highlight

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Jeff Hawkins is the director of custodial services for the Provo City School District in Provo, Utah. He spoke with Green Schools co-curator Sarah Leavitt about his award-winning work at Dixon Middle School for which he and his team recently received the Best Cleaning Industry...

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Cultural Driver: Mary Margaret Jones

Monday, February 25, 2013

By Martin Moeller, senior curator Mary Margaret Jones, FASLA, FAAR, is president and senior principal of Hargreaves Associates, a prominent landscape architecture and planning firm with offices in San Francisco; New York City; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and London. She was a panelist in the National Building...

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Yang Yongliang: Piecing Together the City

Thursday, January 17, 2013

By Andrew Caruso, translated by Michelle Ni National Building Museum and Metropolis Magazine contributor Andrew Caruso began the 2013 run of Inside the Design Mind with an emerging voice: Yang Yongliang. At only 32, this Chinese born graphic designer-turned digital artist has come of age...

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The City Imagined on Film

Monday, November 19, 2012

Unbuilt Washington surveys architectural paths not taken; some seem unthinkable beside the iconic forms actually built. Skyscraper designs appear particularly strange—revealing how a limit on building heights not only altered Washington’s skyline, but also expectations for how the capital should appear. In contrast, the cinematic...

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