Ideas That Matter

Poetics of Stone: from Material to Meaning - Lecture at the Palm Springs Art Museum as part of Modernism Week

Lisa Gimmy
Poetics of Stone: from Material to Meaning

Our thanks to the many photographers whose skill and work, as displayed in the beautiful images we shared with you, have documented the remarkable projects we discussed during the presentation at the Palm Springs Art Museum during Modernism Week


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.

Recent Posts




    Vaux le Vicomte George Hargreaves Transforming Small Spaces, Intimate Courtyards, Custom Steel Gates, Velvet Elephant Ear, Kalanchoe Beharensis, Bluestone Pavers, Bourget Brothers, Moroccan Motif Grace Miller House grasses Frank Gehry Carl Andre Los Angeles Central Library Courtney Coffman Dominus Winery Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency Frank Lloyd Wright Andre Le Notre Open Days Paulette Singley Ray Eames Koffka/Phakos Design Annie Chu LIght/Breeze House Ruth Adler Schnee granite Lawrence Halprin Desert Courtyard House Wells Fargo Plaza Deborah Sussman Elrod House Docomomo Award Los Angeles Conservancy exhibition design Bunker Hill Steps Kitchen for Exploring Foods Queer Eye for the Straight Guy Edris House FIDM Adolf Loos E. Stewart Williams TheBlack Desert House TCLF Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Grand Hope Park John Lautner Photography by Marion Brenner tropical planting Lisa Gimmy landscape architecture in los angeles mid century landscapes Maguire Gardens Stinson Beach Heineman and Heineman David Collins Julius Shulman Max Palevsky House Gere Kavanaugh Ralph Bacerra Architect's Garden Palm Springs Modernism Virginia Robinson Gardens Herzog and de Meuron Charles Waldheim Japanese gardens Darin Marten Jeffrey Dahl, John Wooden, Dustin Dorr, Rosemarie Allaire, Yoshikawa Eugene Kinn Choy, Garden Dialogues, The Cultural Landscape Foundation Jon and Liliane Lovelace Landscape Sequence Native Bentgrass, Hafley House, Hindry House, Artificial Turf Craftsman Marin Ira Keller Fountain Opera on the Great Lawn First Point Construction Landscape Architecture Lina Loos rock Nasher Sculpture Garden Hafley House Bolinas Martin Garden Kun II Peter Walker Kaufman House Friends of Robinson Gardens garden color Hindry House Garden Conservancy Floating Teehouse California Preservation Foundation 9-11 Memorial Lisa Boone Jack Coyier Native Mow Free fabrics Flowermaid Virginia Robinson MoMA, Museum of Modern Art Pamela Palmer Artecho Allegra Fuller Snyder Soils Solutions Don Chadwick Cranbrook Academy of Art tablescape Ralph Cornell, Malcolm Leland, Howard Troller, UCLA, Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden Los Angeles Times Denise Scott Brown Heather Scott Peterson toys EPT Design Wendell Burnette garden restoration Garden of Sculpture New York landscape architecture interiors pool landscaping King Palm forest mid century architecture Villa Pisani Italy Isabelle Green, FASLA Kengo Kuma graphic design Cleo Baldon Rose N' Palm Delta Bluegrass Pasadena Craftsman Thomas D. Church California natives Leslie Cozzi garden design Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture Loewy House Albert Frey multidisciplinary designer Craig Elwood Grand Eclair Oller & Pejic Landscaping Barbara Lamprecht furniture Mission Revival Garden Dialogues Howard Rosen downtown Los Angeles Nord Eriksson Landscape as Catalyst Richard Neutra poppies Florence Knoll Lovelace Pool