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Award Winning Projects

Underneath an interstate highway sits a 5 1/2 acre park that provides an escape from the hustle and bustle.
Photo: Sharp Frame Media

Landscapes of the Month: Revitalizing a Downtown Dallas Park

In Dallas, Texas, amongst all the exciting new growth, some of the essential details, including the landscape, had been neglected. So, the mayor desired to redesign the Dallas parks by re-shaping and dedicating over 20 acres of downtown Dallas to parks. At the center of the plan for reconstruction, with over five and a half […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Private Botanical Garden

Located in Houston, Texas, this client desired a lush, tropical botanical garden that features a large and diverse variety of plant material. They wanted to bring together some traditional aspects of a southern garden, such as formal hedges and colorful flowers with a varied plant palette. In the back, the edge of the property backs […]

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Photo: Designscapes Colorado, Inc.

Landscapes of the Month: Blending a Contemporary Backyard with the Indoor

Located in Denver, Colorado, this client desired a lush, inviting backyard space while keeping any maintenance that may be required to a minimum. The client also wanted a space that blends the interior with newly created outdoor rooms. To successfully complete this project, the client hired Designscapes Colorado, Inc., based in Centennial, Colorado, to take […]

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Photo: Maxwell Monty

Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Biophilic Oasis Indoors

Located in Salem, Oregon, this client wanted a biophilic oasis in the State Treasury Building for employees with hopes of creating a reflection of the country in the surrounding area. To mirror the surrounding area, murals and paintings from around the state were placed within the building since the client wanted to represent the beautiful […]

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Photo: Sandy DeFoe

Landscapes of Month: Maintaining an Aging Shopping and Office Center

Located in North City, Missouri, the Briarcliff Shops and Offices intends to provide a unique, up-scale location that supplies shopping, dining, offices, and events, including a park and pond, to the local community and city at large. In order to maintain this area, Embassy Landscape Group, Inc., based in Riverside, Missouri, was hired to take […]

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Photo: Pizzo & Associates, Ltd.

Landscapes of the Month: Stabilizing Shorelines for an HOA

Located in Oakbrook, Illinois, the Brook Forest Community Association intended for numerous shorelines to be stabilized and regraded based on the effects of erosion. In order to complete the project, the client hired Pizzo & Associates, Ltd., based in Leland, Illinois, to take it on. Due to the successful outcome of the project, Pizzo & […]

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Photo: Casey Dunn

Landscapes of the Month: Installing Landscaping in a Tight Downtown Space

Located in Austin, Texas, this client desired to develop a retro 70s-style hotel, the Hotel Magdalena, in the downtown area, which would include a landscape inspired by the natural springs of Barton Springs. In order to complete this project, the client hired Custom Greenscaping, based in Irving, Texas, to take on the job. Custom Greenscapes’s […]

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Photo: Seamount Media

Landscapes of the Month: Installing An Infinity Edge Dream Pool

Landscape Creations, based in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, was hired to build a custom infinity pool for their client, located in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The client wanted to form a stronger connection between the indoor and outdoor space, so he decided to enhance the backyard area with a customized pool and numerous outdoor areas for relaxing […]

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Photo: Ruppert Landscape

2022 Judges’ Award: Installing a Next-Generation Urban Campus

In midtown Atlanta, Georgia, is the three-acre headquarters of Norfolk Southern, which was created as a next-generation urban campus. The two office towers are unified by a five-story campus-style hub that serves as a destination for employees to work and socialize. Ruppert Landscape was brought on to help with the landscape installation by a general […]

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Photo: Neil Landino Photography

2022 Judges’ Award: Maintaining a Boxwood Lover’s Paradise

When The LaurelRock Company, based in Wilton, Connecticut, took on the maintenance of an estate in Greenwich, Connecticut, in 2020, the plant health care was nonexistent and the multi-million-dollar landscape was in decline. Two years later, their work on the property earned LaurelRock one of the two prestigious Judges’ Awards presented in 2022, which is […]

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