Tag Archives: North Carolina

Home Brewed

The beer flows freely alongside Asheville’s renewed French Broad River.

By Brian Barth

The designers continue to work with the client, including on plans to accommodate the many boaters who pull off and scramble up the bank for a beer. Photo © Mark Herboth Photography LLC.

On a cool Friday morning back in the spring, I stood on a small pedestrian bridge overlooking a tiny stream that feeds into the French Broad River in Asheville, North Carolina. Continue reading Home Brewed

The Water You Can’t See

A civic hydrology park emerges on Duke University’s campus

By Kofi Boone, ASLA

Image courtesy Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects.

Having lived in Durham, North Carolina, for more than a decade, I’ve come to realize that it’s almost impossible to discuss Durham without referencing Duke University, and vice versa. Duke is a private university, and its West Campus, although in the city, stands apart and within Duke Forest, a vast patch of woods created through a component of a century-old Olmsted Brothers master plan. Continue reading The Water You Can’t See