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A Fresh Look at an Iconic Landscape: The Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden at UCLA

Lisa Gimmy
A Fresh Look at an Iconic Landscape - The Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden at UCLA

UCLA's Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden will be a focus of The Cultural Landscape Foundation's What's Out There Weekend (November 8-9), featuring the long and fruitful career of Los Angeles landscape architect, Ralph Dalton Cornell.  

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Lisa Leads Garden Tour at Midcentury Modern Gem

Lisa Gimmy
Lisa Leads Garden Tour at Midcentury Makeover

Lisa Gimmy, ASLA, worked closely with the owners of this mid-century modernist Los Feliz home, designed by Eugene Kinn Choy in 1952, to update the courtyard and the area around the pool for this active family with young children. Graceful steps now separate the outdoor dining terrace from the pool area and lanai; groupings of planters and a bench soften the edge between the pool and the tall retaining wall. Trailing rosemary at the top of the wall and colorful drought tolerant succulents are important components of the new plant palette. 

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Peter Walker's Gift

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Peter Walker's Gift

Peter Walker, FASLA, inaugurated USC’s annual School of Architecture lecture series with a presentation of “Reflecting Absence", the National 9/11 Memorial in downtown Manhattan. 

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A Garden Restoration in Los Angeles

Lisa Gimmy
Landscape Architecture, Garden Restoration, Los Angeles, Lisa Gimmy

RESTORING, REFRESHING, REVEALING 

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In Recognition of an Inspired Collaboration: LGLA in Luxe Magazine

Lisa Gimmy
In Recognition of an Inspired Collaboration - LGLA in Luxe Magazine

Tropical Fusion  

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VIDEO: Lisa Gimmy Leads Discussion at MoMA as part of TCLF's "Second Wave of Modernism II"

Lisa Gimmy
VIDEO: Lisa speaks at MoMA as part of TCLF's Second Wave of Modernism

Lisa at MoMA
 

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Lisa Gimmy Landscape Architecture is a professional consulting firm offering master planning, site planning, and landscape design. Since its founding in 1992, LGLA has designed landscapes for schools, campuses, boutique hotels, buildings, public parks, estates, and private residences. At LGLA each project is viewed as an opportunity to explore a series of relationships: between the site and the region, architecture and landscape, and most importantly, between the landscape and the people who will use and enjoy it.
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