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Tall Shrubs for Narrow Areas

Looking for plants that can fit in narrow areas, while still maintaining vertical interest? Choosing tall, narrow varieties can minimize the amount of pruning and maintenance needed. Try these columnar

How Has The Design “Landscape” Changed Over The Last Forty Years

In the 80’s, we designed hundreds of acres of mono-use business parks. Accessible only by car, the buildings were islands in a sea of parking. Now we are creating integrated

The California Landscape Architecture Dictionary

Each discipline has its own lingo, and landscape architecture is no exception. We decided to define a few of our favorite words and phrases to give you a leg up

Top 10 spooky plants that keep us up at night

It's that time of year when we're unnerved by things that go bump in the night. Our list of creepy plants will keep you looking over your shoulder every time

Top 5 Uses of Technology in Landscape Architecture

Technology is taking over our daily lives. Being an integration of outdoor urban life and nature, Landscape Architecture has been a field almost untouched by technology in the landscape. Today,

Las Positas College: Creating a Landscape for Learning

The campus quad (still referred to as a quadrangle, no matter the shape) is essential to the college campus experience. It is a unifying element that defines an institution's identity.

Incorporating art into the landscape design

When you’re enjoying the San Francisco Bay Area’s public outdoor spaces, there’s a good chance you’ll encounter some remarkable landscape art pieces. Large outdoor sculptures, mosaic art in the paving,

Pop-Up Adventure Playground

“Close your eyes and imagine the place you loved to play as a child.” So began our workshop on the Amazing Benefits of Child-Directed Play hosted by Pop-Up Adventure Play

Top 10 Things To Enjoy Outside During The Bay Area Winter

It is that time of year when we realize how grateful we are to live in a California climate. With this climate, we can have the fun of sending selfies