Tag Archives: By C. McGee

Art Director’s Cut: Roll Tide

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM.

“A new dune view.”

–Chris McGee, Art Director

Photo by Billy Pope, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

From “Roll, Tide” by Jared Brey in the January 2022 issue, about Gulf State Park in Alabama, where compensation from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is flowing into coastal remediation projects.

Art Director’s Cut: Right of Center

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM.

“Dusk at St. Pete’s Pier.”

–Chris McGee, Art Director

Photo by Rich Montalbano/RiMO Photo, LLC.

From “Right of Center” by Roberto J. Rovira, ASLA, in the December 2021 issue, about the new St. Pete Pier in St. Petersburg, Florida, the latest iteration of seaside life and leisure that reaffirms the city’s elemental connection to the water.

Art Director’s Cut: The Bridge Builder

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM.

“Family roots.”

–Chris McGee, Art Director

Photo by Timothy A. Schuler.

From “The Bridge Builder” by Timothy Schuler in the November 2021 issue, about fourth-generation Arkansas Delta native Martin Smith, whose vision of an outdoor recreation-led reinvigoration of the delta is becoming a career-defining capstone.

Art Director’s Cut: Worlds Away

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM.

“Inside out pond garden.”

–Chris McGee, LAM Art Director

Courtesy Glenstone Museum.

From “Worlds Away” by Glenn Dixon in the September 2021 issue, about PWP Landscape Architecture’s Glenstone museum outside Washington, D.C., where landscapes that shift through the seasons complement monumental sculpture.