Tag: landscape architecture
OMA, OLIN Design Bridge Park
OMA and OLIN Named Winners of D.C. Bridge Park Design Competition Architectural Record, Oct. 20, 2014 On October 15, OMA + OLIN was named the winner of the design competition for 11th Street Bridge Park, a planned linear park spanning Washington, D.C.’s Anacostia River that has been widely compared to the High Line and could…
A Public Park to Elevate D.C.
Architectural Record, March 19, 2014 A Washington, D.C., nonprofit will launch a national design competition tomorrow to turn the remains of a highway bridge that spans the Anacostia River into a public park. The proposed 11th Street Bridge Park would connect the Washington Navy Yard, where there has been a recent explosion of growth and…
Trees Through the Lens
Landscape Architecture, June 2013 Benjamin Swett was driving along the Long Island Expressway one fall day in 2004 when he saw it: a small, upright honey locust with brilliant golden leaves. He pulled over and grabbed his camera. He had been photographing trees for several years, initially for his job at the New York City…