Topic: American Society of Landscape Architects

$1 Million Gift to Create Family Garden at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

April 25, 2012

Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin have donated $1 million to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin to develop a Family Garden that will bear their name.

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Pilot Projects Put Sustainable Landscape Rating System into Action

May 25, 2010

The Sustainable Sites Initiativeā„¢ (SITESā„¢) has selected pilot projects to test a national rating system for sustainable landscape design, construction and maintenance.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward Sustainable Infrastructure Project and the Indianapolis Super Bowl Village join more than 150 others that include educational centers, transportation corridors, industrial complexes and private residences in employing cutting-edge guidelines and performance benchmarks outlined in the SITES Rating System.

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Wildflower Center To Be Honored for Work on Green Landscapes

June 3, 2008

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin has been selected to receive the 2008 Olmsted Medal for contributions to landscape architecture from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

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