Lower Rainier Vista & Pedestrian Land Bridge
April 21, 2017 – Today Bernie Alonzo presented at the 2017 Utah Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting. He also led a tour of the NuSkin Campus and Grounds with Matthew Burke, Global Facilities Director.
April 13, 2017 – Rebecca Fuchs, Jill Fortuna and Chihiro Donovan will be presenting at the 2017 Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Conference on Friday April 21, 2017.
Rebecca Fuchs will present “Grown to Survive: How the New Burke Museum Project is Using Forestry Science to Change the Way We Grow and Specify Plants in Landscape Architecture Projects,” with Bridget McNassar from Oxbow Farm and Conservation Center.
Jill Fortuna and Chihiro Donovan will present “Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture: Lessons Learned – How Construction informs Placemaking” with Brett Rugo and Duane Kreuger.
Both presentations will take place from 3:15 – 4:15pm on April 21, 2017 at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201.
April 11, 2017 – Yesterday, the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) announced that GGN has received the Excellence in Landscape Architecture for General Design for Lower Rainier Vista & Pedestrian Land Bridge as an Honor Award Recipient for 2017.
Winning entries appear on SCUP’s website and in an online booklet publication of the awards. In addition, members of the jury will present a concurrent session on Monday, July 10 at SCUP–52, the Annual International Conference in Washington, DC July 8-12, 2017. They will discuss observations from this year’s submittals, what was “excellent,” best practices and the challenges that lie ahead for higher education.
Photo credit: Catherine Tighe