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Harlem Focus | Up on the Roof: Farming the Urban Rooftop
Join Harlem-based landscape architect Elizabeth Kennedy as she presents her work on the Brooklyn Grange farm, a massive 65,000 sq ft roof towering eleven stories over the East River, atop Building no. 3 at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard. Constructed as a Stormwater Management Tool funded by a NYC DEP Green Infrastructure Grant under PlaNYC,...
Harlem Focus | Garden Design: The Art of Color, Variety and Form
Join curators and gardeners from the Central Park Conservancy as they discuss how the unique landscape informs the design of the Central Park Conservatory Gardens. About the Harlem Focus series: John Reddick, architectural consultant and Harlem historian, will curate and lead a series of talks featuring designers, architects, and artists whose work engages and affects...
Bill’s Design Talks: Walter Hood
Walter Hood, a landscape architect, professor, and author, has been praised as a "community whisperer, creating spaces that have elements the residents want before they even know it." His inclusive and innovative designs transform overlooked sites like street corners and highway underpasses into vital gathering spaces. Hs approach puts community members at the center of...
2011 National Design Awards: Landscape Architecture Award – Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol is the winner of the 2011 Landscape Architecture Award. Founded by partners Kathryn Gustafson, Jennifer Guthrie, and Shannon Nichol, the firm designs high-use landscapes in complex, urban contexts throughout the Americas and Asia. One of their projects includes the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the...
2010 D.C. Teen Design Fair
Washington DC teens gathered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery to learn about education and careers in design from the National Design Awards winners, finalists and jurors. These professionals are working in the fields of fashion, industrial design, architecture, multimedia, and graphic design. Tim Gunn and Cooper-Hewitt's Director of Education Caroline Payson lead...