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JANUARY LAM: MAJOR CORRECTIONS

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FOREGROUND

“I” is for information (Tech)
The focus on the building and the model may overlook the many new approaches landscape architects are taking to incorporate detailed site information into BIM projects.

CHARACTERISTICS

Prairie Prime Time
When Mundus Bishop was selected to upgrade public access to the Plains Conservation Center, a shortgrass prairie preserve in Colorado, the pandemic was still two years away. Social distancing made the center a destination for nearby Aurora residents, so the design team kept the
focus on the delicate balance between people and the prairie.

Roll, Tide
A decade after the Deepwater Horizon explosion killed 11 workers and spilled 134 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf Coast’s fragile economy and environment have returned, thanks to billions of dollars payments and federal support. A rebuilt pavilion at the area’s top attraction, Gulf State Park, backed by a Sasaki master plan, came to represent
all that money can and cannot be returned.

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Credits: “Prairie Primetime”, Scott Dressel-Martin; “Roll, Tide,” Matthew Arielly; “‘I’ is for the Information,” Lauren Schmidt, ASLA.

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