Landscape Designer

Making the most of a garden in winter – Marcus Barnett one of the leading garden and landscape designers

Once November arrives and the leaves have fallen, too many gardens become a desolate place which people abandon. But with a bit of thought and planning it is possible to create gardens that provide pleasure throughout winter. Marcus Barnett, the garden and landscape garden designer, who is a multiple gold medallist at Chelsea, does not […]

25th Annual Southern California Spring Garden Show Comes to South Coast Plaza

“California is a paradise on the Pacific, a place of mythic proportions blessed with an intoxicating climate. Its monumental natural landscapes, including ocean, mountains, and barren sweeps of desert, fill the senses and invite romantic interpretation.”   These words from author Nancy Goslee written in her book, The Gardens of California, inspired the theme for the […]

What’s Hot: New High-Rises on the Horizon

Residential towers by leading architects take shape from coast to coast. Huys, New York An all-Dutch team led by designer and architect Piet Boon, landscape architect Piet Oudolf, and Netherlands-based developer Kroonenberg Groep is transforming a historic loft building at 404 Park Avenue South into 58 condo units. Prices range from $1.5 million to $11 […]

Portfolio: Robert E. Truskowski

From a shark lagoon at a private residence on the Red Sea to historic parterre renovations on the Côte d’Azur, the projects of the landscape architect Robert E. Truskowski are anything but garden-variety. Since he was in his early 20s nearly four decades ago, Truskowski has kept his office in Laguna Beach, Calif., and built […]

Tower of Power

An all-star design team combining the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, the Paris-based interior design firm PYR (Pierre-Yves Rochon), and the landscape architecture firm Raymond Jungles is creating Jade Signature, the newest condominium tower in the Jade series of luxury residences from the developer Fortune International. The 57-story project, to be located just […]