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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....

Breaking Ground: The Influence of Piet Oudolf’s Perennial Gardens

Breaking Ground: The Influence of Piet Oudolf’s Perennial Gardens

Honey straight from a hive is full of unique flavor notes based on its location and season. With a little background information all of these delicate variations can be appreciated with the same respect and admiration as the tasting of wine. The squeezable, plastic...

Lurie Garden Recommended Reading List

Lurie Garden Recommended Reading List

For a landscape architect, "unique design" and "rare and unusual" are both, ideally, natural outcomes on any site – but only if a design team can successfully allow the rich history and conditions of the site to drive the design process. At the time of commissioning...