Category Archives: LANDSCAPE

A quick update regarding the ‘FARM’ project in Oregon state. The building shell is up and looks great! We are now proceeding with the interior design and build out. The landscape installation is planned to begin this coming fall. The photos here...
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I was the instructor for this course during the Winter 2013 quarter through the Landscape Architecture program at UCLA Extension in Los Angeles, California. The course met eight (8) Mondays in studio and traveled to three (3) locations for field studies and...
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Dogwoods (Cornus species) can add more to the full season of your garden than just about any other group of garden plants. Spring flowers, summer fruit and foliage, autumn fruit and leaf color, and winter bark and form. Note: Spring 2013 blog...
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The full name is Acer circinatum, Vine Maple. Vine Maple leaves are pictured above in my blog Autumn header image. Vine Maple is a species of Maple native from Southwest British Columbia to Northern California. Vine Maple grows within Pacific coastal forests...
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This course was held during the Summer 2012 quarter through the Landscape Architecture program at UCLA Extension in Los Angeles, California. The course met eight (8) Mondays in studio and travel to two (2) locations for field studies – The Getty Center...
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When I last wrote to you about this project (See the article titled ‘Oregon Farm, Update 1′) I was in the process of finalizing the master plan and was at the beginning of developing the architectural design and floor plans. As a...
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This course was held during the Winter 2012 quarter through the Landscape Architecture program at UCLA Extension in Los Angeles, California. The course met eight (8) Mondays in studio and travel to two (2) locations for field studies – The Getty Center...
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Often a client will require security and privacy from a public space on or off the property. How to provide security and privacy but also develop a beautiful aesthetic that maintains a continuity of design and function throughout the property can be...
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I often get asked ‘Which apples trees grow best in Southern California’? or ‘Can I grow fruit trees in this climate’? So I thought I would provide a quick reference guide for the weekend gardener confronted with this decision – as it...
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I recently started working with a client on a master plan and barn design for a 40 acre farm in Oregon. Note: Additional project photos can be viewed on my Flickr account ‘Oregon Farm’ set. Since I have previously worked with this...
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