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 S u s a n M M a t t i s o n t o v i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s 136 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Susan M. Mattison Landscape Architecture & Planning Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Drexel University Philadelphia, Pa. The raised garden and planter terrace includes site improvements of plaza paving, pedestrian walkways, site furnishings, lighting, and plantings, with the use of durable and easily maintained site materials and finishes. For this project, Susan M. Mattison was a local design team member with Hargreaves Associates of Cambridge, Ma. Rittenhouse Plaza Philadelphia, Pa. An early 20th century courtyard for a condominium building across from Rittenhouse Square was provided with a renovated planting palette to reflect the elegance of the building facade and repaving of the courtyard. Improved site lighting was included, and plans for a future fountain restoration are in process. Susan Mattison has extensive site design and planning experience in landscape architecture and is an active member of the ASLA PA/ DE Chapter. Through her practice, landscape architectural experience includes university campuses, church grounds, urban open spaces and plazas, streetscapes, historic site preservation, and urban residential projects (including LEED Urban housing projects) in the Philadelphia region. She focuses on creation of client interaction with the landscape, community connections, durable and sustainable site design and integration of historical integrity through carefully guided site design. An overall goal is to enable all project users to enjoy and thrive in the landscape in meaningful ways.

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