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Dumbarton Oaks Electronic Texts

Located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, Dumbarton Oaks was donated to Harvard University in 1940 as gift from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss. Currently, the Dumbarton Oaks Center offers a number of fellowships in its three areas of academic inquiry, which include Byzantine studies, pre-Columbian studies, and landscape architecture. The organization is also well known for their...
Foundation for Landscape Studies

Geographers, historians, landscape designers, urban planners, and poets have all been fascinated with both natural and human-made landscapes for centuries. The mission statement of the Foundation for Landscape Studies might resonate with many of these groups of people: "To foster an active understanding of the importance of place in human life.� From the organization's homepage, visitors can...
Landscape Architecture Magazine

Founded in 1910, Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) is the monthly magazine of the American Society of Landscape Architects. It reaches over 60,000 readers each year and covers everything from green design to streetscaping projects. While not all of the content here is free, they do offer free issues periodically, along with access to high-quality articles written specifically for the LAM site...
Landscape Architecture

This website is loaded with information about landscape architecture projects from around the world. Readers may meander from one project to another by clicking the images for such projects as the Leyteire Square at the Bordeaux University; the Yellow Garden at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Arizona; and links to other parks, malls, streets, and even a rooftop farm. Interesting links can also be...
Frederick Law Olmsted Papers

Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is perhaps best known as the acclaimed and influential landscape architect who designed Central Park in New York City, but his activities and influence extended far beyond that. In addition to being the founder of landscape architecture, Olmsted was also an urban and suburban planner, conservationist, writer, and reformer, as well as an early advocate of the need...