Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 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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G o t o L a n d s c a p e O n l i n e . c o m a n d s e a r c h C h a r l e s w o r t h F l e i s c h a c k e r t o v i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s 112 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Charlesworth Fleischacker LLC New Hope, Pennsylvania and Ringoes, New Jersey Sweet Street Café Terrace Reading, Pa. The design of the surroundings for the cantilevered café terrace included an urban meadow of grasses and flowering perennials with flowering vines on vertical screens. A spring garden was planted with Achillea, Saliva, Nepeta and Allium, visible from the dining area above. Sweeps of perennials, bulbs and grasses were choreographed to provide color and texture from spring through winter. Veterans Park Bucks County, Pa. Walkways along the great lawn were selected to be planted with native grasses and perennials to attract birds and insects. A once unstable and heavily eroded slope was restored with plantings to become a lush hillside with steps leading from the residence to a lake edge. Charlesworth Fleischacker LLC is a boutique landscape architecture, land planning and garden design studio. Founding partners Jeff Charlesworth and Michael Fleischacker bring over fifty combined years of diverse planning, design and construction experience at all scales. In all their projects—a quarry restoration in New Jersey, an outdoor café in Pennsylvania, a school campus in Rome, Italy, a vacation residence in Nantucket or a veteran's park in Bucks County, Pennsylvania—they show their commitment to connecting people with their natural environments through planning, design and education. Specialties include land planning, site design, horticulture, hydrology, soils, and climatology.

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