Lower Rainier Vista & Pedestrian Land Bridge
June 13, 2017 – The American Society of Landscape Architects announced today that GGN is receiving the Landscape Architecture Firm Award. This award is the highest honor the ASLA may bestow upon a landscape architecture firm in recognition of distinguished and influential work. The award will be presented in Los Angeles in October.
September 14, 2017 – Amy Cragg was the keynote speaker at the Sustainable SITES Initiative workshop hosted by Washington Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (WASLA), American Society of Landscape Architects, and GBCI at GGLO. Amy presented her experience of working on the SITES pilot project, Theater Commons and Donnelly Garden, which is located at the Seattle Center. “It was exciting to share key lessons on successfully completing SITES documentation with the workshop participants,” said Amy Cragg.
September 9, 2017 – GGN and ZGF Architects collaborated on the installation UPLIFT for the Seattle Design Festival 2017 Block Party in Occidental Square this past weekend. This year’s theme title, “Power,” explores how design can power positive change. “During these tumultuous times, UPLIFT invites us to anchor our hopes in a collective effort. Through our interactions, we as individuals shape an evolving topography; over the course of the installation, our actions reveal a space for unity and empowerment. Come celebrate and elevate the bonds that unite us.”
Design in Public and AIA Seattle, with more than 120 partners, will be hosting over 80 events and installations across greater Seattle through September 22, 2017.