ONE GARDEN AT A TIME: EXPLORING THE AESTHETICS OF LANDSCAPE EXPERIENCE
IN THE AGE OF SUSTAINABILITY

2010 DESIGN COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION

On Display June 5, 2010 - Sept 3, 2010
Available now for traveling exhibition (contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Through a juried competition, the exhibition assembles contemporary projects achieving the goal of exploring green technologies within the context of the aesthetics of human landscape experience on small residential sites. The emphasis is on how emerging sustainable strategies and tactics are used to create human landscape experiences that are beautiful, inspiring, perhaps profound; and which might serve as examples for transforming the suburban residential fabric, one garden at a time. The exhibition is open to view Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm. The exhibition catalog can be purchased at The James Rose Center or from our online bookstore.

The opening reception at the James Rose Center's Suburbia Transformed exhibition has been captured in a video by Marshall Katzman at RidgewoodPatch. Interviews include Billie Cohen, Dean Cardasis, Matt Burgermaster, Joseph Volpe, Matthew Urbanski, Todd Haiman, and Matthew Cunningham.

SUBURBIA TRANSFORMED is co-sponsored by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; American Society of Landscape Architects New Jersey Chapter; and Garden Design Magazine.

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A SUBDIVISION IN THE SAND by Dirtworks Landscape Architecture, PC

Amangansett, New York - Outdoor dining room is surrounded by cedar, pine, bayberry and beach grass.

MID-CENTURY REVIVAL by Dane Spencer

Sarasota, Florida - Lanai extends living room and visa versa. Cistern water collector at right supports plantings.

REMEMBERING THEIR EFFORT by Lisa Jenkins

Dallas, Texas - Recycled materials define the garden and support the paper recycling which was part of the client's weekly routine.

THE CARRIAGE HOUSE GARDEN: Spatial Immersion In The Age Of Sustainability by Joseph S.R. Volpe

Amherst, Massachusetts - Drainage as undulating garden art slows and holds rainwater from the upper parking lot and street which floods the area after a cloudburst.

WATER TREATMENT FACILITY AS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSET by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates

New Haven, Connecticut - The planting not only changes with the seasons, but anticipates a slow and ongoing transformation of plant species and sizes that will come to fruition over

LATITUDE: 41 24' 39" LONGITUDE: -73 20' 32" by Billie Cohen, Ltd.

Newtown, Connecticut - Hill made from on site fill defines space; path made by simply mowing through meadow allowed to grow.

PAMET VALLEY by Keith LeBlanc Landscape Architecture

Truro, Massachusetts - Beach stone gathered nearby integrates with bluestone paving to create a permeable surface.

SCHAIN RESIDENCE: Applied Sustainability by Dinorah Matias and Todd Haiman

Brooklyn, New York - A reconstructed driveway features recycled pressure-treated boards which sit upon an underground carriage, providing a patterned surface and allowing for rain water infiltration.

MODERN REVIVAL by Shades of Green Landscape Architecture

Sausalito, California - Permeable paving complements the lines of the architecture and recharges the ground water.

FRONT RIDGE RESIDENCE by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design

Penobscot, Maine - Former lawn turned meadow with thoughtfully mown path connecting spaces.

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