Landscape Architect & Specifier News

AUG 2014

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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architect and municipal tree warden, has been administering on-line seminars for arborists for nine years. Richard Gibney, a practicing landscape architect and certified arborist in New York, initiated a site for landscape architecture continuing education credits based on Len's model and received LA CES approval as a provider. Many of Phillips' articles prove to be well suited for landscape architecture credit. The arborist seminars will continue to explore and explain the many aspects of arboriculture with Len contributing articles and editing peer articles. Mike Fishbaugh has been named a partner of Coleman & Associates, an Austin, Texas-based landscape architecture firm. He has been with the company for four years and has been a project manager and studio manager prior to his promotion. Matthew Levi, a medically retired army helicopter pilot, works for the town of West Jefferson. N.C. as the town planner since 2006. The Town's streetscape won a 2013 N.C. Small Town Main Street Design Award. A unique partnership between Division 11 of North Carolina DOT, Appalachian District Health Department, McGill Associates, Ashe County Arts Council, and the town of West Jefferson are responsible for creating the streetscape. Because of the streetscape; economic development results have exceeded all expectations. ASLA announced that Jennifer Guthrie and Shannon Nichol have both been elevated to the ASLA Council of Fellows, one of the highest honors a landscape architect may receive. The investiture ceremony will take place during the Annual Meeting and EXPO in Denver on November 23. The pair founded Gustafson Guthrie Nichol together in 1999 with Kathryn Gustafson, and they are known for their collaborative approach to design. Guthrie and Nichol each received their nominations for works from the Washington Chapter ASLA. For the full list, go to research/article/19445 . Recreation Brands Group, representing Play & Park Structures, UltraSite and UltraPlay, recently welcomed Henry Sudweeks, a licensed landscape architect, to its national sales team. Sudweeks has over 15 years of experience in designing, planning, and managing park and playground projects. August 2014 91 m o v e r s & s h a k e r s Len Phillips Shannon Nichol Henry Sudweeks Richard Gibney Mike Fishbaugh Matthew Levi Jennifer Guthrie I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 6 2 4

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