Landscape Architect & Specifier News

SEP 2018

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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12 Publisher's Letter Just Playing Around... 14 Hardscapes Negative Space Becomes a Positive Space 20 Playgrounds Mastodon Island Adventure – Glacial Drift Playground 24 Shopper's Spotlight 94 Marketplace 113 Ad Index 115 Shopping & Information Request Card 132 Stewardship The Talking Farm LASN and/or the publisher supports the following associations through either the payment of dues, discounted advertising or paid trade show exhibit space: American Fence Association • International Erosion Control Association • Texas Nursery and Landscape Association • American Society of Landscape Architects • Building Industry Association • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America • Green Industry Hall of Fame • International Dark Sky Association • Irrigation Association • Landscape Architecture Foundation • CLASS Fund • National Recreation and Parks Association • National Trust for Historic Preservation • Professional Grounds Management Society • Sierra Club • Arbor Day Foundation • Smithsonian • The Nature Conservancy • International Society of Arboriculture Editorial Contributors Mike Taranto, Solar Shade USA; Alan Bayman, Shade Systems, Inc.; Matthew Carver and Nicole Stephens, RRM Design Group; Katie Lousier, BCI Burke Company; Diane Scanlan, Shane's Inspiration; Tom Bauer, Melillo + Bauer Associates; Naomi Drucker, RKLA Studio; Jean Tracz, EPS Group; Jodi Mariano, Teska Associates; Lauren Smart, Anne-Marie Spencer, Playcore Co., Inc.; Laura Esposito, Pashek Associates; Allison Abel, Greenfields Outdoor Fitness, Inc.; Jon Schmidt, Schmidt Nichols; Katelyn Rose, Abigail Fiala, Kansas State University; Nikki Striegel, Gregg Rogers, Coast Recreation; Shana Friesen, Miracle Playsystems 10 Landscape Architect and Specifier News 76 New Playground App 76 Lightning-Quick Playground 78 Playground Safety 80 Texas Evaluates Playgrounds 80 Teacher Receives Grant to Study Play 82 Standard vs. Nature-based Play 82 New Transportation Guide 84 Playground Scholarship Cover Photo: At Greenwood Park in Hayward, Calif., RRM Design Group custom designed flowers to shade the playground, thereby providing a cooling effect and protecting children from harmful sunrays. PLAYGROUNDS ALL ABOUT PLUS A SPECIALIST SPEAKS ABOUT PLAYGROUND SAFETY, P 78 A STUDY COMPARING STANDARD AND NATURE-BASED PLAY, P 82 U.S. PLAY COALITION CALLS FOR PRESENTATIONS, P 88 ON THE COVER: Cool Shades for Cool Playgrounds, p 32 Playground in the Sky, RKLA Studio, p 54 Public Outdoor Fitness Parks, p 70 w w w . l a n d s c a p e o n l i n e . c o m THE INDUSTRY TRADE MAGAZINE FOR COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE SPECIFIERS NATIONWIDE! Volume 34, Number 09 September 2018 departments | news | marketplace c o n t e n t s departments news Find Us Online: @LandscapeASN @LASNMagazine @Landscape Architect and Specifier News @LandscapeASN p. 132 p. 14 p. 20 84 Splash Pads Spread 86 E3 Irrigation Programs 86 IA's Learn in Spanish 88 Play For Life Presentations 88 New Ground Piano 90 3D Wall Design Program 90 Best Practices Guide Update 90 BIA Honors Brick Design 92 Literature in Landscape

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