Landscape Architecture Magazine covers the wide range of design by landscape architects written by award-winning journalists.
More than parks, landscape architecture is woven into cities, neighborhoods, and rural places in projects large and small. Below is a sample of some of the best feature articles on design that have appeared recently.
Refugia converts homeowners into native plant advocates, one lawn at a time. By Jared Brey Jeff Lorenz stood under the mid-June sun at FDR Park, monitoring the final touches on his company’s exhibit for the Philadelphia Flower Show. The exhibit space, ordinarily an asphalt parking lot, had been covered in mulch and lined with displays, […]
Made for the Marsh
A pair of landscape designers come up with a winning idea for the land-starved Louisiana coast. By Timothy A. Schuler Like many residents of southern Louisiana, the Indigenous residents of Grand Bayou Village, located among the southernmost reaches of Plaquemines Parish in the Mississippi River Delta and accessible only by boat, live with the varied […]
A Chicago garden calls a Black community pushed to the margins back together again. By Zach Mortice Since 2009, a vacant lot turned community garden on the 4600 block of Winthrop Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood has commemorated the Winthrop Avenue Family, the descendants of a group of Black families who for much of the […]
Ten Times Better
At Quarry House, TEN x TEN uses Minnesota stone and lissome birch to sculpt a residential garden in three dimensions. By Aaron King The backyard as a distinct space has not always been with us. It is, according to the cultural landscape historian Paul Groth, a relatively recent invention that was made possible by technological […]
A Café Is a Country
Terremoto designed Cafe Ohlone to be an Indigenous refuge in a colonial world. By Timothy A. Schuler