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I had the opportunity to speak with Mike Welton, a writer for the Huffington Post, about the Burj Khalifa and the ground plane design by SWA Group. Here is an excerpt from his article: “When the Burj Khalifa opened a little more than a year ago, international attention focused, laser-like and rightly so, on this neo-Emerald… Read more »

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As a Landscape Architect, I am very passionate about public space. I advocate for quality design through my professional project work and feel that there is also a need to educate the public on the both the meaning and importance of public space in our built environment. This is the first of a five part… Read more »

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I was honored with an invitation from the Landscape Institute’s Director Paul Lincoln to give the keynote address at the organization’s annual conference. Here is a summary of what I presented. Architecture, industrial design, and engineering are thought of as first tier professions and considered part of the elite design culture by the general public…. Read more »

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I spent this past week in Liverpool attending the 2010 UK Landscape Conference, the annual event for Landscape Institute, where I had been invited to give a keynote address. In all honesty, I came to this event with the expectation that it would be very similar to an American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) annual… Read more »

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I had a good talk with Jez Abbot from Horticulture Week about how the British export of its traditional landscape has been so successful that there is little interest in landscapes that are appropriate to its time and space. People are accustomed to boxwood and lush lawns as a designed space, so much that the… Read more »

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In the January issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine, I was fortunate to have my opinion about the state of our profession included on the back page. You can read my essay on the ASLA blog The Dirt. I’m thrilled that the post has spurred a few comments and here is my response to those: While… Read more »

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