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OTL selected to bring Costa Rican flare to Buena Park’s next entertainment attraction

Outside the Lines (OTL), a design-build construction company that specializes in creating one-of-a-kind water features, rockwork and themed environments, has been selected to design and construct a 45-foot tall artificial mountain along with spectacular water features and other themed elements to bring to life the new Butterfly Palladium, a $25 million entertainment destination in the Southern California City of Buena Park.  Butterfly Palladium will be reminiscent of a visit to a tropical Costa Rica-inspired rainforest.

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4 Reasons Why ASLA Is Celebrating African American History Month

February marks African American History Month as a time to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans in every endeavor of our history. The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) shares why it is celebrating including African American landscape architects have made numerous contributions to their communities and improved our national well-being.

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OTL to design and construct public art fountain for the Hillsdale Shopping Center’s Renovation

Outside the Lines (OTL), a design-build construction company that specializes in creating one-of-a-kind water features, rockwork and themed environments, has announced the design and construction of a show fountain that will serve as a public art piece for the renovation of Bohannon Development Company’s Hillsdale Shopping Center, according to J. Wickham Zimmerman, Chief Executive Officer of OTL.

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ASLA Statement on the Living Shorelines Act

“The Living Shorelines Act is smart policy for our nation, and gives communities options for their planning toolbox,” says Nancy C. Somerville, Hon. ASLA, executive vice president and CEO of ASLA. “Green infrastructure helps position coastal communities to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters and provides critical services that improve human and environmental health.”

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ASLA Officially Opens 2018 Call for Awards Entries

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is now accepting entries for the 2018 Professional and Student Awards, the world’s most prestigious juried landscape architecture competition. Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession.

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Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association Helps “Grow” 9/11 Living Memorials on the Louisiana coastline

The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association (SCMA) contributed $1,000 to the Lacombe Heritage Center’s 9/11 Cypress Grove Living Memorials initiative in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The initiative is partnered with the “Restore the Northshore: Adopt-A-Spot Bald Cypress Tree Planting Project” to help rebuild part of Louisiana’s coastline. 

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Burroughs & Chapin Selects Lifescapes International to Re-envision the Redevelopment of Two South Carolina Entertainment Destinations

Lifescapes International has been selected to design the landscape environment for the redevelopment of two entertainment centers in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. At Barefoot Landing, Lifescapes will design the landscape environment for the entire redevelopment, which includes 45,000 square feet of new retail space, a new restaurant district known as Dockside Village, the addition of an amphitheater, and a new boardwalk on the South end of the property. It also includes adding more shaded patio space throughout the destination-oriented center, as well as playful updates to the kid’s zones and floating retail on the north end of the property.

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SiteOne Landscape supply signs definitive agreement to acquire Pete Rose, Inc.

“Pete Rose is a terrific fit with SiteOne as they expand our natural stone and hardscape presence in the Richmond, VA market. The addition of Pete Rose complements our existing branches that offer the full range of nursery, hardscape, agronomic, irrigation and outdoor lighting products. We have now completed nine acquisitions in 2017, and we continue to expand the number of markets where we provide a full range of landscaping products and services,” said Doug Black, Chairman and CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply.

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Seattle’s Third & Harrison is a new 185,000-square-foot, five-floor office building and home to Holland America Cruise Lines. Photo by Doug Scott, courtesy of Wausau Window and Wall Systems

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