Here are some stories about modern landscapes and inventive landscape designers

A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape
This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas.
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
An Introduction to Landscape Design
The profession of landscape architecture is very much rooted in the European tradition of garden design, and it didn’t germinate...
Ideas For Creating A Beautiful Landscaped Garden
Creating a beautiful landscaped garden takes planning, care and love – however it can pay off hugely in the end and result in a...
Unplug and Blend in at the Vivood Landscape Hotel
What’s probably the worst thing about traveling? In my opinion, it’s being on vacation without feeling like you’re on vacation.
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are...
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
Get in Touch With Iceland's Rugged Landscape While Staying at This Modern Coastal Barn
This contemporary barn house in Iceland has a rural charm that perfectly complements the rugged landscape.
Sustainable Retirement Home in Tune with California Landscape
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...
Stable in the Landscape
Austrian architect Thomas Lechner reduces the idea of vernacular alpine architecture to a design so consequentially essential in...
5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable
We may spend the majority of our time inside, but the appeal of the outdoors is always there—and it’s full of surprising benefits...
Richly Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views
In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
Landscape, the Architect
High up in the mountains of Norway, the V-Lodge’s simplicity in design and choice of materials speak to its wild surroundings.
A Modern Bali Resort That’s Inspired by the Local Landscape and Culture
Sited between Bali’s majestic Mount Batukaru and a tranquil beach—and surrounded by UNESCO-protected paddy fields—Soori Bali is a...
Manufactured Landscapes
I had the opportunity to view a riveting film last week on Edward Burtynsky's photography, entitled Manufactured Landscapes.
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
Waves of Change in Architectural Landscaping
A refreshing change to commercial architectural landscaping.
A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.