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The Challenges and Rewards of Mapping the Naturalistic Garden

The Challenges and Rewards of Mapping the Naturalistic Garden

Maps that are rich in detail help us communicate the complexity and evolution of our dynamic garden. Lurie Garden is intended to be an ever-changing, dynamic planting. The evolving relationships between plant groups and their role in the overall design requires...

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How to Maintain the Initial Vision of a Landscape in the Midst of its Evolution

How to Maintain the Initial Vision of a Landscape in the Midst of its Evolution

The initial vision of a constructed space can be maintained as it evolves if the original creators remain involved to help steer changes. Landscapes in public spaces evolve through multiple influences. A site’s mission, funding, or management can shift this evolution....

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City in a Garden

Lurie Garden in Millennium Park is an urban oasis. The garden’s design pays homage to Chicago’s transformation from flat marshland to innovative green city, or “Urbs in Horto” (city in a Garden).

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