Monthly Archives: September 2011

Let Carl Warner Show You a World Full of Pure Imagination

Inspiration can come from all places, including your dinner plate. For advertising photographer, Carl Warner, it was a portabella mushroom. Many years ago, Warner went to the produce market to find objects to shoot. A mushroom caught his eye and he thought “it looked like a tree on an African savanna.” So the photographer took [...]

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No, I Will Not Design Your Backyard

A delightful t-shirt from CafePress!

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Andy Cao Lecture on Incidental Placemaking: Beauty and Dreams (November 17, 2011)

A delightful event from The Garden Conservancy! Art and Work of Andy Cao of Cao I Perrot Studio Vietnamese-born artist and landscape designer Andy Cao is the founder and design partner of Cao | Perrot Studio (Los Angeles and Paris). Drawing on diverse cultural backgrounds, Andy Cao creates hybrid environments, blending art and landscape to [...]

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FREE DAY at the Conservatory of Flowers

Do you enjoy free visits to the museum and zoo? Visit the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers on the 1st Tuesday of each month for FREE! Check out the different galleries that focus on different tropical niches, such as their Aquatic Plants gallery that features gigantic lily pads that small children can sit on… the [...]

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When the Lights Go Down in the City…

Can you cover up the names of the cities and figure out which one is which?

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Designing for Active Living

Feeling a little inactive? Well perhaps you need to design an active lifestyle. Watch American Society of Landscape Architect’s animated video, Designing for Active Living. Designing for Active Living from ASLA on Vimeo.

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Elevating Horticulture: Dynamic Landscapes and New York City’s High Line (October 5, 2011)

An event from the Garden Conservancy: “Elevating Horticulture: Dynamic Landscapes and New York City’s High Line” It took more than a village to conceive, plan, design, plant, and maintain this remarkable garden  on an abandoned elevated railroad bed in Manhattan. Patrick Cullina has been involved with this urban regenerative project for much of its conceptual [...]

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Good Monday!

An example of how the average architecture and landscape architecture students may be feeling this semester.

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9/11 Memorial, New York

On September 11, 2001, attacks were made to the World Trade Center buildings in New York City. Now, 10 years later, the 9/11 Memorial is open to the public to commemorate the lives that were lost during that destructive day. PWP Landscape Architecture, lead by Peter Walker, took on the project to help construct the [...]

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Whimsical Wednesday!

A little humor to help you get through the week!

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