Nielsen Landscape Architects PC

Scenic Hudson Park is a 12.1 acre(4.8 ha) public recreation area located a -Hudson River 40 miles (64 km) north of Manhattan on the site of a forrre yard. It is the first public use area to receive funding under New Yc Clean Water Clean Air Bond Act Brownfields Project. Park amem es two ballfields, a soccer football field, a senior citizen's building, two pia. and large open lawns with new landscaping. Mathews Nielsen deve park's program through a series of community meetings. Thereafter we e a...

Lenkin Design

2004 Award of Excellence, Residential Landscape Design (Professional Award), Garden Design magazine's Golden Trowel Award. Winner of Garden Design's 2004 Golden Trowel Award, Lenkin's desigr It this three and one half acre (1.4 ha) property seamlessly integrates an h s* landscape with mid-century architecture, enhancing a magnificent mo 'i view. Foliage color and texture define the patio planting. iage color and texture define the new patio's planting. Striking agaves and palms become...

Capitol Plaza

2004 Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter 2005 Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects. Capitol Plaza is located in the emerging residential neighborhood of Heights amid weekend antiques markets and Flower District shops. Tn s public open space, which connects 26th Street and 27th Street just east c* Avenue, features garden seating areas, a promenade, and cafes. In ar. a Manhattan with too few public open spaces, Capitol Plaza's goal was to...

Brown Richardson Rowe

Brown, Richardson & Rowe prepared a master plan and construction doc_- - a for Constitution Beach for the Metropolitan District Commission as par- * agency's Back to the Beaches program. The 28-acre(11.3 ha) park, locate r- m inlet off Boston Harbor, was cut off from the neighborhood by subway * The 4.6 million improvement package has enhanced the overall use r t* beach by integrating a new pedestrian overpass across the Blue Line use the beach. The bridge crosses a new park entry drive and...

Koch Landscape Architecture

T View to the south of the Courtyard with covered bicycle parking View to the north end of the Courtyard. Native plantings. Sir oaving patterns throughout the courtyard ''. vlew towards Bridgeport Condominiums v T- a is offer a variety of textures and colors. enxe sit and enjoy the Courtyard. Ankrom Masan Assoc'd Vch tects location 1221 NW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon completion

Hermann Park Reflection Pool

2005 National Award of Excellence, American Society of Landscape Architects. In the early part of the 1900s, George Kessler prepared a master cav Houston's 450-acre(181 ha) Hermann Park but the major entry was - -completed. SWA provided schematic design through constructor zWi services for the reflection pool, the heart of the park and the cere -park entry. A north plaza adjacent to the traffic circle surrounds tre Sas Houston monument. An 80 by 740-ft(24 m by 224 m) reflection extends...

Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects PC

Following the collapse of the World Trade Center, this site which had he mechanical equipment for the towers, became a new opportunity to reinvig a neglected space. Nestled between residential towers and North Cove n in Battery Park City, the 18,000 sq ft (1,800 sq m) site was transformed neighborhood asset. Three distinctive rooms comprised of a toddlers playground, a dog run sitting plaza, are articulated by an arbor that both defines and links the ac areas. Lush new plantings were carved out...

Columbus Circle

Columbus Circle, born from Frederick Law Olmsted's design concept for Cen-- Park, has been rethought and redesigned many times since its erection in 19 Located at one of the principal entrances to the Park, this tribute to Christop r Columbus had fallen into general disuse and failed to serve as a functional, sa* and inviting public space. Olm Partnership's redesign returned the historic monument to public accef and appreciation, fostering a safe and interactive environment not present *o...

Suzman Cole Design Associates

This historic stone winery-turned-residence inspires the gardens' des vocabulary evoking the feel of a romantic south of France retreat. The bac- c of the landscape palette is the existing olives, palms, oaks and redwoocs locally harvested stone as the primary material used in constructing the he garden walls, paths, fountains and spa. Using these materials, the garce divided into a series of 'rooms'. Guests are beckoned toward the entry terrace by a pair of lamps sitting upon stone columns....

Lakefront Millennium Park Chicago

Lakefront Millennium Park is perhaps the largest intensive green the world. The 24.5 acre(9.8 ha) public park is a crowning civic acr e. e City of Chicago's 15-year quest to green an industrial metropolis a cultural arts. What was once gravel and pavement is now artwo' a space with over 900 trees, and thousands of shrubs, groundcove-r c annuals and growing medium which absorbs and polishes storrr, ,va the air, reduces the urban heat island and provides...

SWA Group

SWA provided site planning and full landscape architectural services fo room desert resort hotel on a 54-acre(21.8 ha) site. The project also ' restaurants, a day-spa facility and a conference center. The landsca provides a desert theme contrasted with water in the form of lakes lush foliage, and the desert theme provides a distinction in plar tc walks under desert tree canopy and open desert with cactus -courtyards - the lush green entry arrival area, the desert botan central courtyard framed...

Riverside Park South Phase

Riverside Park South stretches along Manhattan's Westside and the Hudson Riv from 59th Street to 72nd Street and is the last link in the continuous riverfro esplanade connection from Battery Park to 125th Street. In 1991, Thomas Balsley Associates was asked to lead the master planning desic effort for a 29-acre(11.7 ha) waterfront park associated with a new resident development. The design effort involved coordination between urban design ar environmental considerations, highway relocations,...

Rios Clementi Hale Studios

Landscape has the ability to create a powerful sense of place. In 1955 the arch A. Quincy Jones worked with landscape architect Garrett Eckbo to design a h for the actor, Gary Cooper. Their idea was to create a modern, indoor-outi lifestyle with views and connections to the magnificent surrounding trees Arroyo. Modernist geometries were continued from the architectural forms house out into the site, interior materials were brought outside, and landsc materials, such as stone, were brought...

Lenkin Residence

2006 Award of Excellence, Residential Landscape Design (Professional Award). Garden Design magazine's Golden Trowel Award. Winner of Garden Design's 2006 Golden Trowel Award, this historic 192C 5 home is surrounded by 1 acre(0.4 ha) of gardens designed by landscape designer Heather Lenkin. The property contains twenty one gardens with over twe thousand bulbs and 1200 species of plants. Formality, order and balance relat . r to the overall estate provide the framework for this southern...

Orange Street Studio

2003 Merit Award, Design, American Society of Landscape Architects. Located in The Westwood-Century City area of West Los Angeles, the E e s k Residence is a home with modernist and minimalist sensibilities. The arc e im comprises a 4000 sq ft (400 sq m) two-story single-family residence anc c -which is situated on a lot that measures approximately 9000 sq ft (900 5. m Distinct volumes of internal and external space are composed as a village rr sculptural qualities of the house are reinforced...

Gantry Plaza State Park

Once a working waterfront teeming with barges, tugboats, and rail cars Hunters Point shoreline slowly succumbed to the realities of the post-Indus Age. As the last rail barge headed into the sunset of the New Jersey shore this spectacular site was left to deteriorate to a point where it shamed community it once supported. A new waterfront park was planned and.desig as part of a multi-use development called Queens West. Grand Award, International Waterfront Center 2001 Design Award, EDRA PLACES...

Sawyer Berson Architecture Landscape Architecture LLP

To create the setting for this 1,400 sq ft (140 sq m) roof terrace, an ex s* postmodern roof pavilion was demolished to make way for a modern arch er. framework inspired by the works of American architect Paul Rudolph and - - - architects Jean Prouv and Pierre Chareau. A steel-framed platform was ins s - onto which a program of garden elements were placed a fountain, perg -planters, as well as an outdoor kitchen and shower. The custom cast concrete pavers, sandblasted glass panels, painteo -...

Olin Partnership

2003 Design Merit Award, American Society of Landscape Architects 2003 Green Roof Award of Excellence, New Construction, Combination Extensive intensive Green Roof2003. The Conference Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa located on a 10-acre(4 ha) site directly across from Temple Square, the epice-of Mormonism. The auditorium accommodates 21,000 congregants, with ar lobby and support areas, facilities for theatrical and audio-visual product and below grade parking for 1,400...

Lewis Scully Gionet

The award-winning Peninsula on the Indian River Bay is Delaware's first priva luxury, residential golf resort community. Surrounded by three panora waterways, the community is located on a span of the peninsula spanning miles (299 km) long and 71 miles(113.6 km) wide. The joint venture of L Sandler & Sons and Odyssey Development hired Lewis Scully Gionet (LSG) as project landscape architect. From the site planning to planting a hardscape design, to signage and pedestrian and vehicular...

Brown Richardson

1995 Federal Design Achievement Award. Boarding House Park is part of the National Park in Lowell, Massachuse significant site in the history of the American Industrial Revolution. The commemorates the mill workers of the nineteenth century, who often v boarding houses. The park is designed to take advantage of outstanding . of the restored Boott Mill and its clock tower, one of the numerous canals supplied water power to the mills, and one of the original boarding houses, converted into a...

Leslie Chan

This book - Landscape Design USA is a new publication by PACE Publishing Limited, focusing on the excellent projects in USA during recent years. Many these projects have won ASLA prizes and other national awards in USA. Some projects can also serve as trend-setting indicators for Landscape Architects a students. All of the 70 selected projects have reflected the advanced level of today's American Landscape Architecture. Besides Landscape Design USA , PACE also published Landscape Design China...

Besthoff Sculpture

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New O e of Art occupies approximately five acres in City Park adjacent c Atypical of most sculpture gardens, this Garden is located . r existing landscape of Pines, Magnolias and Live Oaks. Designed -with Ledbetter Fullerton Architects of New Orleans, the garder ae outdoor viewing spaces within this picturesque landscape. Are-con* . bisects the site and creates two distinct halves a mature Pine and Ve adjacent to the Museum, and a more open...

Other key consultants

Uhlir, FAIA. Project Engineer McDonough Associates Architect for Pritzker Pavilion. Trellis, BP Bridge Gehry Partners Lanoscape & Perennial Design for Lure Garden Ret Oudolf Landscape Designer, Architect for Lune Garden. Gustafson Guthne NIchol Robert Israel - landscape Design for Lurie Garden Soil Scieritist Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd Pat Kelsey. Irrigation, Great Lawn, and Turf Consultant* Jeffery L Bruce & Company, Landscape Architect Carol JH...

GLS Landscape Architecture

Professional Design Awards, American Society of Landscape Architects Beth Israel Memorial Garden 1999 Design Award, Metal Architecture Awards, Beth Israel Funeral Chapel (with Daniel Solomon) 1998 Religious Architecture Award, American Institute of Architects, Beth Israel Chapel and Memorial Garden (with Daniel Solomon) 1998 Merit Award, California Chapter, American Institute of Architects, Beth Israel Chapel and Memorial Garden (with Daniel Solomon). The project, dedicated in...

Lewis Avenue Corridor

2005 Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, Northern California Chapter 2004 Excellence in Concrete Award for imaginative and aesthetic use of concrete, American Concrete Institute, Las Vegas Chapter 2003 National Merit Award, American Society of Landscape Architects 2003 Project of the Year under 2 million Award, American Public Works Association APWA , Nevada Chapter The Lewis Avenue Corridor is located in downtown Las Vegas. The site p incorporates two new buildings, the new...

Sutro Baths

1993 Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects 1993 Award of Excellence, California Council, American Society of Landscape Architects 1993 Award of Excellence, The Waterfront Center Since construction of the historic Sutro Baths now gone , there has beer shift in our real and imagined relationship with nature. Nineteenth Cer . artists painted portraits of an idealized nature - as if nature and culture v. separate and distinct. The Emersonian view considered nature to be that w was...

Dirtworks PC

The terrace garden is an extension of a renovated penthouse in Gree-. Village. The planting plan highlights seasonal change and frames city . e from the interior spaces. Sweeps of native grasses and shrubs frame views r nearby water tower. An ivy-covered steel trellis and small flowering trees midtown skyline views. A sculptural Black Pine terminates the view through -greenhouse from the entrance. The exterior spaces are framed by a series of custom planters cantileveres c fr a perimeter bed of...