New research is bringing the life and career of Lawrence Halprin's nearly forgotten “planting guru” out of the shadows.
The latest Birnbaum Blog examines the ambitious projects that are knitting together a city on the eve of its tricentennial.
Opened in 1848, Green Lawn Cemetery was designed by landscape gardener Howard Daniels.
Gutkind's work in international city development resulted in the publication of his monumental eight-volume International History of City Development series.
Seeking the original garden renderings and plans for Whitemarsh Hall, completed by Jacques Auguste Henri Greber (1882-1962)
A landcape architect for the National Park Service, Derick worked on Works Projects Administration Projects in North Carolina.
This landscape architect served as Vice-President of the Eversharp Lawnmower Company -- do you have information about his work for the company?
Do you know more about the work and clients of Oglesby Paul and/or Arthur F. Paul in Virginia?
Dan Kiley worked with Clothiel Woodard Smith on the project -- do you have additional information?
Thirteen essays from a conference at Wave Hill discuss the problems and dilemmas of saving landscapes that are not yet old enough to have won a popular constituency. Academics, designers, and managers in the nonprofit sector provide valuable guidance to students in historic preservation and landscape history. The information will also assist the general public that, as editor Charles Birnbaum says, must be educated about the value of modern landscape design.
Spacemaker Press, 1999