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Native Grasses and Mow-Free Sod

Lisa Gimmy
Native Grasses and Mow-Free Sod

Still Great Lawn Alternatives
By Jeff Graham, ASLA  

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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

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Lisa to Speak at Palm Springs Modernism

Lisa Gimmy
Lisa to Speak at Palm Springs Modernism

Lisa will be speaking at Modernism Week on February 18, 2017. Her talk will focus on the incorporation of stone in modernist buildings and landscapes in Palm Springs, and will trace the origin of this expression in the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. The lecture will conclude with an exploration of the use of stone in contmeporary buildings and landscapes. 

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Upcoming California Preservation Foundation Webinar to Explore Mid-Century Landscapes

Lisa Gimmy
Upcoming California Preservation Foundation Webinar to Explore Mid-Century Landscapes

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, Lisa will be participating in a 90 minute webinar exploring the fundamentals of mid-century landscapes. Hosted by the California Preservation Foundation, the webinar will be moderated by Neutra scholar Barbara Lamprecht and will feature five presentations by noted landscape architects and historians. Lisa will focus on her landscape design for Richard Neutra's Hafley House. The restoration of the house, headed by Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, was recently honored by both the Los Angeles Conservancy and the California Preservation Foundation, and received a Docomomo 2015 Award of Excellence. 

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Los Angeles Conservancy Award for Neutra’s Hafley House

Lisa Gimmy
Los Angeles Conservancy Award for Neutra’s Hafley House

Congratulations to KSMA and the project team for being recognized with a 2015 Preservation Award from the Los Angeles Conservancy for their work on the Olan G. and Aida T. Hafley House! Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc. led the project team consisting of Mannigan Design (Contractor), Griswold Conservation Associates, LLC (Architectural Conservator), Structural Focus (Structural Engineer), Barbara Lamprecht, M. Arch (Architectural Historian /Neutra Scholar) and Lisa Gimmy Landscape Architecture in the restoration this Richard Neutra gem. This residence is a rare example of Neutra’s design in that it features a pitched roof and was designed in tandem with the adjacent Moore House. 

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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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