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ASLA Statement on Senate Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On behalf of our members, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) strongly opposes the U.S. Senate’s version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which does not ensure fair tax treatment for landscape architecture firms doing business across the nation and around the globe.

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OTL’s vibrant water feature to serve as central showpiece for new Silicon Valley retail development

OTL designed and constructed the 2,214 square-foot show fountain in The Veranda’s main gathering area. According to Zimmerman, OTL worked with an incredibly talented and proven team, including general contractor, Moorfield Construction, Inc.; project architect, Architects Orange; and landscape architect, Lifescapes International, to create a public gathering destination that is the first of its kind in Silicon Valley.

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LiveWall Helps Phipps Conservatory to Display Ten Vertical Food Gardens

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has created a display of LiveWall® green walls to showcase vertical gardening as an option for growing local produce in urban areas. Founded in 1893, Phipps has been Pittsburgh’s green oasis for more than 120 years. The conservatory is a green leader among public gardens — widely recognized for its leadership and commitment to sustainability including environmental conservation, renewable energy, green building design, and healthy living. LiveWall, LLC is the leading designer of practical and sustainable living wall system solutions for vertical gardening.

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Michael Baker announces completion of seagrass restoration demonstration project

Michael Baker International October 23, announced the completion of a seagrass restoration demonstration project as part of a larger safety improvement program at Merritt Island Airport in Brevard County, Florida. The firm, in partnership with Sea and Shoreline, LLC; the Brevard Zoo; and Titusville Cocoa Airport Authority, harvested seagrass from the end of the airport’s Runway 29, grew it in a nursery and replanted it at a one-acre seagrass island, known as the Rodney Thompson Seagrass Island, that was created as mitigation for unavoidable environmental impacts associated with the Merritt Island Airport Runway 11-29 Safety Area Improvements project.

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OTL’s vibrant water feature to serve as central showpiece for new Silicon Valley retail development.

OTL’s vibrant water feature to serve as central showpiece for new Silicon Valley retail development.

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