Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JAN 2016

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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42 Landscape Architect and Specifier News When the owner of a residence in Austin, Ind., that was designed in 1938 by the famed Olmstead brothers, inheritors of the Frederick Law Olmsted landscape architecture firm, wanted to renovate his property, wee Landscape Architecture was hired to do the facelift. The job proved difficult, but it was rewarding, said William E. Esarey, PLA, ASLA, owner of the firm in Winchester, Ky. Top, Left "The Olmsted garden design was a series of garden rooms, as is the updated plan," William Esarey, ASLA, the landscape architect, said. "The turf panel garden room is open lawn," and was an element of the Olmsted brothers' concepts. The walkway is made of limestone dust with cobblestone edging. Bottom, Left The turf panel is bordered by a lime dust walkway with a cobblestone edge. The pool area, in its historic location, is visible through the garden gate in the background. The limestone columned gazebo with slate roof is the focal point of the estate and sits on the edge of the slate quarry. The turf panel sees a lot of activity.

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