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November 4, 2013
Don’t know your Lawrence Halprin from your Richard Haag? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite articles, interviews, and essays on modern landscape architecture.
Washington DC aerial landscape

The Ungreening of America: Dwell explores five unique urban landscapes in America that are currently at risk. 

Originally appeared in The Ungreening of America
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Oakland California landscape

People’s Park: We profile the projects of Walter Hood and Shane Coen, two unique landscape architects.

Originally appeared in The People's Park
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Yard Works: We take a closer looks at Shane Coen’s firm and his minimalist approach to the residential landscape. 

Originally appeared in 101 Landscape Architecture
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The late San Francisco landscape architect Lawrence Halprin.

Lawrence Halprin Oral History Project: A brief overview of some of Lawrence Halprin’s most famous public spaces such as sea Ranch, Freeway Park, and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. 

Originally appeared in SF's Architecture and the City
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Michael Lewis portrait of Maya Lin.

Maya Lin: We discuss environmental art and outdoor sculptures with artist, designer, and architect Maya Lin. Photo by Michael Lewis.

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Originally appeared in Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin
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Photograph of Portland Open Space Sequence.

Landscape Futures: Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are finally waking up to the glories of modernist landscape architecture.

Originally appeared in Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
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The view from the uppermost level of the yard looks down to the slide and the sloped lawn, sandbox, and, beyond the gate, bioretention unit and mulch.

Good Clean Fun: An urban garden by Eric Blasen in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Heights neighborhood was inspired by Tadao Ando. Photo by Marion Brenner.

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Originally appeared in Good Clean Fun
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Washington DC aerial landscape

The Ungreening of America: Dwell explores five unique urban landscapes in America that are currently at risk. 

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