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Dye, FASLA president-elect Perry Howard, FASI.A vice presidents Pamela M. Blough, ASI.A Gary A. Brown, FASI.A Terry L. Clements, ASLA Brian J. Dougherty, FASI.A Jonathan Mueller, FASLA Thomas B. Tavella, FASLA executive vice president Mary L. Hanson, Honorary ASLA treasurer Ellis L. Antunez, FASLA Caron Beard. ASLA Hunter L. Beckham, ASLA Donald E. Benson. ASLA Ronald A. Bevans. ASI.A Andrew C. N. Bowden. ASLA Jeff Caster. FASLA Ryan C. Collins. ASLA Susan Crook. ASLA Lynn M. Crump....

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Letters

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Award Corner

Rome Prize Winners Announced A TRIO OF CALIFORNIA landscape architecture firms won a big shout-out in this year's National Design Awards. Hood Design in Oakland won the award for landscape design the announcement noted the relationship between principal Walter Hood's teaching and research at the University of California, Berkeley, and his practice. Runners up were Andrea Cochran Landscape Design of San Francisco and Rios Clementi Hale Studios of Los Angeles. The winners of this...

Sensory Garden Books

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Residential Design

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Editorial Advisory Committee

Steiner, FASLA, Chair Thomas R. Tavella, FASLA, Vice President, Communication Brian Hraa, ASLA T. Carter Crawford, ASLA David Cutter, ASLA Barbara Faga, FASLA Michael M. James, ASLA Todd D. Johnson, FASLA Jordan Jones, Student ASLA Bianea E. Koenig, ASLA Frank Lewis, ASLA Nancy S. McLean, ASLA Scott O. Reese, ASLA Stephanie A. Rolley, FASLA Ronald B. Sawhill, ASLA Tara N. Sawyer, ASLA EDITORIAL 202-2 16-2366 F A X 2 0 2 - 8 9 8 - 0 0 6 2 LANDSCAPE ARCHITCCTURC MAGAZINE IS ALSO...

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