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San Diego ASLA 2014 Design Awards

The 2014 President's Award went to Palomar Medical Center, Spurlock Poirier, Andy Spurlock. "The project is an extremely wonderful example of healing landscapes," noted the jurors.

A Look at 2015 Legislation
Legislation can often hinder or help the work of landscape businesses; as such it is important to stay current with the bills being presented to Congress. LC/DBM recently spoke with associations and their government affairs directors to see what challenges 2015 may have to offer. And although the legislative outlook is still uncertain, many associations have an idea of what is to be expected. Issues include: H-2B, pesticide bans, water concerns, and much more.

Landmark Landscape Architects

Landmark Landscape Architects, a division of Architects West, is celebrating its 30th year. Keith Dixon, ASLA, manages Landmark. Senior professionals include Dale Gephart, ASLA, and Jonathan Mueller, FASLA. Support staff landscape architects and designers include Molly Teal, Donnie Goecke, Bryce Olberding and Jenny Gibson. The group's diverse, award winning portfolio includes residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, education, parks and recreation and resort projects.

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Resort Style Apartment Landscape

The Marke is a new five-story, 300-unit luxury apartment complex in Santa Ana, Calif., geared to "millennial" professionals. Lifescapes International, the creative force behind such Las Vegas destinations as the Wynn Resort's Encore Beach Club, Tao Beach at the Venetian and Station Casino's Red Rock Resort, provided comprehensive landscape design for the project, including an innovative one-acre Las Vegas-style rooftop deck, and two community courtyards.

A Small, Contemplative Place to
Call One's Own

For this backyard sanctuary in Irvine, Calif., an ipe fence camouflages a concrete block wall, an attractive backdrop to the space, with an unexpected location for water flowing from a scupper (Fountains Unique) to a COR-TEN steel trimmed catch basin. Adjacent to the basin is a boulder, rock and fine gravel Zen garden.

Maintenance Through the Seasons

Newly seeded lawns may take up to two months to establish roots well enough that they can be mowed. Lawns planted with sprigs, stolons and plugs need three to six weeks. Sodded lawns may be mowed within two to three weeks after installation.

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Green Team Partners to Build KinderGarden
A group of Greenscape team members and North Carolina State University students showed up on a rainy Saturday in August to donate their time in building the KinderGarden at Root Elementary in Raleigh, N.C. The garden includes a bird sanctuary, pollinator garden and interactive learning space.

LASN January 2015: Movers & Shakers
John Pacyga has joined 3 Space, a 3D printing service in Louisville, Ky. He will be the creative director for 3 Space, which focuses on color scanning and printing for the design professions. Pacyga hopes to bring his knowledge of landscape 3D modeling to 3D printing.

Old World Ambience

Common Ground Landscapes designed and supervised the construction of the landscaped areas, including this outdoor living room in Indian River, Mich. The fireplace design incorporates Rosetta 'Dimensional Wall' stones in 'Fond du Lac' color and brick accents.

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You Take the High Line, I'll Take
the Lowline . . .

What's the opposite of New York City's High Line? The Lowline, naturally. Lowline is a park proposal to repurpose an underground abandoned trolley terminal below Delancey Street on the Lower East Side.

Get Educated at the 2015 Environmental Connection

The IECA, a nonprofit member organization for erosion and sediment control professionals, has announced education courses for the 2015 Environmental Connection, being held February 15 - 18 in Portland, Ore.

Hyperloop: Hyperbole or More Musk Magic?

This artistic vision of a Hyperloop shows an air compressor up front (to move air resistance from the front of the capsule to the back), a passenger compartment in the middle, a battery compartment at the back and air-bearing "skis" below. Such bearings use a thin film of pressurized air to create low-friction interfaces between load-bearing surfaces.

February Trade Show Preview

Industry trade shows help keep professionals up-to-date on equipment and practices; next month two important events take place - World of Concrete in Las Vegas and FENCETECH in Orlando, Fla. Here is an advance look at what the shows have to offer.

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ICPI Releases Permeable Design Pro Software v2.0

The ICPI, a technical organization for segmental concrete pavement systems, has announced the release of an updated version of their Permeable Design Pro software.

Winter Gardening First Aid

For gardens that still require maintenance in the winter, weather hazards such as extended rain, heavy winds, even drought can threaten their well-being. A gardening expert weighs in to help heal customers' gardens.

Three Steps to Take to Keep a Sale Moving Forward

Finding and then contacting a potential customer is only the start of a successful sale. Oftentimes the process stalls due to a lack of strategy
by the salesperson.

A New Driving Force for Project Evergreen

Project EverGreen represents green industry service providers, associations, suppliers/distributors, media companies and other organizations, and is committed to informing the public about the positive effects of well-maintained green spaces in communities, and to restoring and repairing parks in
cities nationwide.

Golf Industry Show Scholarships Awarded

The GCSAA, a golf course management organization, has announced the winners of the Bayer Superintendent Grant Program, in which five superintendents will be sent to the annual Golf Industry Show. This year's show will be held February 21 - 26 in San Antonio, Texas at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

Toro Announced Winners in Green Spaces Make Great Places Grant Program

Green Spaces Make Great Places grant recipients were determined by public voting. The Toro Co. awards funds to communities and non-profits seeking to improve outdoor environments across America.

ZeroTol 2.0 Labeled for Powdery Mildew Control
Applying BioSafe Systems ZeroTol 2.0 to landscapes will decrease disease pressure and increase the health of plants, allowing them to grow stronger and more beautifully.

Snow Blower Safety Tips Remind Users of Safe Handling

When operating snow removal equipment, OPEI recommends that you dress properly for the job. Wear adequate winter garments and footwear that can handle slippery surfaces. Put on safety glasses, and avoid loose fitting clothing that could get caught in moving parts. Tie back long hair.

2014 ASLA Class of Fellows from the Ohio and Minnesota Chapters
Eugenia Martin's leadership, experience and vision for making the world a better place through bicycle and pedestrian transportation is coupled with a passion for landscape architecture. Her advocacy has provided elected leaders guidance on alternative transportation and infrastructure planning.

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The Digital Issues are Available
The December issue of LASN is available online!
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