DECEMBER 2021 | Landscape architecture magazine



18 now
Pittsburgh park gets a makeover in green infrastructure; biometric data could take the stress out of dangerous cycle lanes; flowers and bees can benefit from plantings under solar farms; a modern infrastructure upgrade for a historic Virginia town; and more.
Edited by Timothy A. Schuler

38 spirits
Foreign territory
Julie Bargmann, the first winner of the Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize, blossoms in the mud.
By Timothy A. Schuler

46 Home visit
The Wright Way
Was Frank Lloyd Wright a landscaper? For Bayer Landscape Architecture, the company that restored the garden at Darwin Martin House in Buffalo, New York, the answer lies somewhere between the archives and the modern house-museum.
By JoAnn Greco

58 goods
Made for shade
Covers and enclosures designed for protection from the elements.
By Emily Davidson


66 Center right
It has been a fishing pier, a railroad pier, a contested segregation site, even an inverted structure reminiscent of a cake left in the rain. But after six tries and 130 years, St. Petersburg, Florida’s dazzling new pier and park, by a team including W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Ken Smith Workshop, and Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers, could be a keeper.
By Roberto J. Rovira, ASLA


92 A study in the salt marshes
Designers who tackle the thorny issues of coastal city resilience might take a cue from Frederick Law Olmsted in the urban wilderness of Boston’s Back Bay Fens.
By Adrian Noortman, Hank Van Tilborg and Maike Warmerdam

104 pounds
Unequal distribution
A review of Landscape Works with Piet Oudolf and LOLA: In Search of Sharawadgi by Fabian de Kloe, Peter Veenstra and Joep Vossebeld.
By Justin Parscher

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134 History
Green machine
The Miridae Mobile Nursery roams the neighborhoods of Davis, Calif., With native plants for sale.
By Emily Schlickman


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