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Landscape Design for All Climates

Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their regions.
March 18, 2014
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A Modern House in the Forest Designed for Aging In Place

An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate the greenery of its Northwestern site.
March 12, 2014
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Japanese-Inspired Landscape Design in Berkeley

For her largest commission to date, a young San Francisco architect channels Tadao Ando to create an outdoor room for a couple in the Berkeley Hills.
March 5, 2014
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Modern Landscape Designer Breaks New Ground

With a wild approach, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick pushes the boundaries of landscaping.
March 5, 2014
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A Family-Friendly Landscape Design in Virginia

Thanks to an earth-moving renovation, a hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges becomes a place for play and repose.
February 27, 2014
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AIANY Releases Winning Designs for Queens Greenway Project

The New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of a design competition for a vertical gateway to a 3.5-mile stretch of abandoned railway in central Queens. The ultimate goal for the QueensWay, as it is called, is to transform this stretch of Rockaway Rail Line tracks into an elevated pedestrian and bicycle greenway connecting the neighborhoods of Rego Park, Richmond Hill, and Ozone Park. The effort is being led by the Trust for Public Land in cooperation with the Friends of the QueensWay and the City of New York. Click through the slideshow to view the winning designs, which will be the subject of an exhibition opening at the Center for Architecture in Manhattan on July 17, 2014.
February 12, 2014
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The Broad Museum in Los Angeles Reveals Plaza Plans

The Broad, the new contemporary art museum being built in downtown Los Angeles, unveils plans for a 24,000-square-foot outdoor plaza.
February 10, 2014
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Exhibit Brings Midcentury California Design to Massachusetts

An exhibition coming to coastal Massachusetts in March explores California's evolution as an incubator of progressive midcentury design.
February 5, 2014
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NYAIA Recognizes 6 Creative New York Architecture and Design Studios

The New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced the six winners of its biennial New Practices New York competition, which singles out promising and pioneering city-based architecture and design firms founded within the last decade. The jurors selected the winners from among 64 entries.
February 4, 2014