Exploring the Aesthetics of Landscape Experience in the Age of Sustainability

The James Rose Center is pleased to announce its third international


Suburbia Transformed 3.0 celebrates and promotes residential works that go beyond "green" to address the aesthetic quality of human experience in the process.

ST3.0 invited built and visionary (unbuilt) residential landscapes in professional and student categories.

Winning entries will be published, displayed at the James Rose Center, and become a part of a traveling exhibition on contemporary residential design.

ST3.0 is co-sponsored by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and the NJASLA.


Student Category:

Qianyu Li, University of Illinois, Gridley House Landscape

Samantha Anderson and Ngoc Doan, Amherst Residence, Infiltration Informed by Neighborhood Character

Professional Category:

Hocker Design Group, Brookhollow, Farmer’s Branch, Texas

WANTED Landscape, Quincy Street Open Space, Somerville, Massachusetts

Steve Martino Landscape Architecture, South Mountain Garden—Building a Private Sanctuary, Phoenix, Arizona

Matthew Cunningham, Longwood Garden, Brookline, Massachusetts

Mesa Design Group, Turtle Creek Pump House, Highland Park, Texas

Visionary Category:

Nathan Burgess, Mobilizing Community, A Residential Model for Rising Seas, Sandbridge, Virginia

Opening Hours

The Center is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday through October. The Center will close November 1st for the winter season.

FOR RENT: Historic modern studio apartment at the James Rose Center

Do typical homes in suburbia make you yawn? Have you ever wanted to live somewhere extraordinary? This is your chance.

The James Rose Center's guesthouse will be available for rent starting December 1st.

This large studio apartment features heated hardwood floors, a woodburning fireplace, floor to ceiling and clerestory windows, garden views, a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances and gas range, off-street parking, and, best of all, access to the James Rose Center's gardens and rooftop terraces.

Since this apartment is a part of a historic site, it is important that the tenant be responsible and maintain the living space properly. The guesthouse will be available for viewing by appointment on October 20. For more information and to schedule a viewing, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . View pictures on our Facebook page. To download a rental application, click here.

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