Who Is Frederick Law Olmsted?

Who Is Frederick Law Olmsted?

Frederick Law Olmsted, Father of American Landscape Architecture Frederick Law Olmsted (1822–1903) is considered the father of American landscape architecture and some of his best-known works remain iconic to this day. Central Park and Prospect Park in New York, the...
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in New Host

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in New Host

Since 2002, the Emerald Ash Borer has wreaked havoc on Ash trees all across the United States. According to landscape architect designer Nicholas Buesking, these pests have destroyed a significant amount of urban canopy, and the need for removal and replacement has...
Retrofitting Suburbia to Provide More Open Space

Retrofitting Suburbia to Provide More Open Space

Evolving markets has led to increasing numbers of empty malls, dying office parks, and other declining suburban properties. While no one likes to see businesses fail, redevelopment of these sites to respond to new suburban demographics, rising transportation costs,...