12 Land Matters
Why the winners OLIN and OMA chose the 11th Street Bridge competition—or any competition, for that matter; pollinators’ friends in the White House; Longwood’s new meadow; major landscape architecture muscle on the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, and more.
Edited by Adam Regn Arvidson, ASLA
Flamingos, their raving color, and their penchant for hostile environments; plus, the saw palmetto, older than it looks.
By Constance Casey
Plant It Right
New peer-reviewed specifications for planting are meant to respond to the latest technical knowledge, consideration of site variables, and common risks in nursery and contractor practices.
By Tyson Carroll and James R. Urban, FASLA
54 House Call
Dissolved at the Edges
A childhood friend got in touch with Nancy Owens, ASLA, and the two reconnected around a garden Owens designed in upstate New York.
By Jonathan Lerner
These new chairs are functional and artful.
By Lisa Speckhardt
76 If He Does Nothing, What Will Happen?
Larry Weaner, aka “the meadow guy,” believes that to make a thriving meadow, you have to forget much of what you know about horticulture.
By Anne Raver
92 The Tilted Quad
On a hard, polluted site, Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture started with less than zero to make lucid, shapely campus spaces that take cues from a salt marsh.
By Jane Roy Brown
104 Fresno v. Eckbo
Garrett Eckbo’s six-block Fulton Mall in Fresno was designed in the 1960s as a total work of art. It is now seen as a drag on downtown by the city, which has plans to greatly alter much of it.
By Mimi Zeiger
120 Cabinet of Curiosities
The illustrated wonders of the New York Botanical Garden’s research. collection.
The Balance of Nature or an Unprincipled Peace?
A review of Projective Ecologies, edited by Chris Reed and Nina-Marie Lister.
By Denise Hoffman Brandt, ASLA
284 Display Ad Index
285 Buyer’s Guide Index
SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTIONS
PD-1 LAM 2015 Product Directory
More than 100 pages of product information for specifiers about the latest in furnishings, containers, lighting, irrigation, green roofs, living walls, park and playground equipment, structures, technology, and much more.
PD-121 2015 LAM Planting Materials Suppliers Directory
A comprehensive listing of plant growers and sellers across the United States.
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