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TCLF in the News

April 27, 2016
Washington Post

As founder and head of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, Birnbaum has been raising concerns for a long time about the constant loss of or threat to important designed landscapes by major landscape architects.

April 22, 2016
Urban Milwaukee

As Charles A. Birnbaum, head of The Cultural Landscape Foundation puts it: “In a quest for consensus on the future of the Domes, which are likely eligible to the National Register of Historic Places, it is essential the process be open and accessible (and) that the information considered be freely shared and carefully vetted.”

April 21, 2016
Bangor Daily News

Charles Birnbaum, President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, will deliver MHS’s annual Olmsted Lecture.  Drawing heavily on the work of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) and its collaborators, this lecture will highlight a diversity of resource types throughout Maine and the Nation (from the jewel-like Camden Amphitheater to Acadia National Park), emphasizing stewardship strategies and opportunities for public engagement.

April 21, 2016
Curbed

A new oral history project produced by The Cultural Landscape Foundation showcases her contributions to the artform.

April 19, 2016
Curbed New York

On Tuesday, April 19 the Landmarks Preservation Commission is set to consider a proposed $190 million renovation to the Ford Foundation, the 1967 building by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, with a landscaped atrium designed by Dan Kiley, that is New York’s youngest interior landmark.

April 19, 2016
The Architect's Newspaper

As part of an ongoing oral history series on landscape architects, the D.C. based nonprofit the Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) is releasing a 93-minute oral history tonight (April 19) on Harriet Pattison. In 32 wide-ranging clips, Pattison reveals how she approached her work, life, and Kahn. 

April 19, 2016
Curbed Philadelphia

[Pattison's] work is being honored by the Cultural Landscape Foundation via a new online oral history, where she talks design, meeting Louis Kahn in a fur coat, and how she turned a degree in set design from Yale into a 50-year-long career as a landscape architect.

April 15, 2016
Urban Milwaukee

On March 28, The Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, D.C., which has added the Domes to its list of “nationally significant cultural landscapes and landscape features that are threatened and at-risk,” contacted the Abele administration, asking what actions are being taken.

April 15, 2016
Milwaukee Magazine

Houston is making a serious effort to reconnect with its green spaces and shed its reputation as a concrete wasteland. The city's "Leading with Landscape" effort can be a lesson for Milwaukee.

April 8, 2016
Bustler

 Charles A. Birnbaum, a landscape architect who is the president and CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, recently wrote in an opinion piece about how ideas like "New York Horizon" depict the constant sidelining of landscape architecture.