The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM.
From “The Wild World of Terremoto” in the April 2020 issue by Timothy A. Schuler, about the playful, protean, and punk rock work of California’s Terremoto.
“In Terremoto’s world.”
–Chris McGee, Art Director
A proposed building and landscape ordinance could shape the future of bird-friendly design in Chicago.
On a mild Friday in early May, Ted Wolff took a personal day and drove to the Ballard Nature Center in Altamont, Illinois, to catch a glimpse of Lewis’s woodpecker, a nearly foot-long, pink- and white-breasted bird native to the western United States. Continue reading Lethal Glass Landscapes
The stone industry adopts a new sustainability standard.
In 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design, Bill Browning, an environmental designer and founder of Terrapin Bright Green, cites “material connection with nature” as a significant principle. Continue reading Solid as a Rock
Understanding soil moisture terminology is key to making accurate decisions in the field.
Most projects don’t have a soil scientist as a consultant, which leaves landscape architects to make important field decisions during construction. Continue reading Soils: The Measure of Moisture
With any luck, you’ll stay close to your projects as they season. But you have to design and plan as if they you won’t.
Unlike architecture, landscape architecture evolves (and almost always improves) through time. Continue reading Landscapes Over Time