Harvard University, Landscaping with Sculptures Cambridge, Massachusetts 

Firm: Pressley Associates, Inc. Design team: William Pressley, FASLA Client: Harvard University; George Oommen, Planner Henry Moore sculpture This donated...

Finding the Right fit 

Recent changes in regulations and the availability of new pesticides may change the way we do business. The loss of old products is being offset by the...

University of Illinois at Chicago, South Campus Expansion Chicago, Illinois 

Firm: Wight & Company Associated firm: South Campus Development Team Design team: Wight & Company, Master Planners and Site Engineering; Wolff Clements,...

EPA ASSIGNS SMALL-ENGINE REGULATIONS 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports small, spark-ignited engines at or below 25 hp contribute about 20 percent of hydrocarbon emissions...

Pingree School, Campus Study Plan South Hamilton, Massachusetts 

Firm: Olson Lewis & Dioli Architects & Planners, Inc. Design team: Arthur L. Dioli Jr., AIA, Principal; Christopher T. Doktor, AIA, Associate Principal...

San Jose City College, Master Plan San Jose, California 

Firm: tBP/Architecture Design team: John W. McMurray, AIA, President/CEO; Richard A. Mangum, AIA, Managing Principal, Principal-in-Charge; Deborah Shepley,...

Lebanon Valley College, Athletic Complex Annville, Pennsylvania 

Firm: Derck & Edson Associates, LLP Design team: Stephen B. Sproles, RLA, Partner-in-Charge, Lead Designer; Forrest Gibson, Project Manager; Andrew J....

SHORT CUTS 

GETAWAY LAWN MOWER? It may not be ideal for a quick-getaway, but police say a burglar used a red riding lawn mower as a getaway vehicle after breaking...

MAKE THE MOST OF MEDIA INTERVIEWS 

A local newspaper reporter calls and wants to interview you for an article she's writing. How do you make the most of this interview? By knowing a few...

Wild things 

When you're a person who loves nature and your job has an effect on making it better in your niche of the world, well, that's a wonderful feeling, exclaims...

Reliable GPS is here 

As little as five years ago, the letters (Global Positioning System) were reserved for surveyors, military personnel, engineers and those elite sportsmen...

Community College of Southern Nevada (CCSN), Charleston Campus Master Plan Las Vegas, Nevada 

Firm: JMA Architecture Studios Design team: Thomas J. Schoeman, AIA; Michael Crowe, AIA; Nic Niccum, Kip Barton Client: Community College of Southern...

Skid-Steer Loaders 

From mini to full-sized, these skid-steer loaders are designed to help you accomplish any landscape construction or golf course renovation job you can...

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE 

Do you ever feel like this industry is always under the public microscope? Heightened environmental concerns in recent years have caused more scrutiny...

Texas A&M University Commerce, Master Plan Commerce, Texas 

Firm: Freese and Nichols, Inc. Associated firm: Newman, Jackson, Bieberstein Landscape Architecture Design team: Freese and Nichols: Alfred Vidaurri,...

JACOBSEN KEEPS ANGEL'S FIELD IN WORLD SERIES FORM 

Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products announced that Jacobsen, Cushman and Ryan turf care equipment was used to maintain the playing surface at Edison...

Mount Aloysius College, Campus Master Plan Cresson, Pennsylvania 

Firm: Derck & Edson Associates, LLP Associated firm: Spillman Farmer Architects Design team: James A. Wenger, RLA, Partner-in-Charge; Tim Maness, RLA,...

Simplicity Manufacturing acquires Snapper 

Simplicity Manufacturing, Inc., announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Snapper, Inc., a Georgia-based manufacturer...

Community College of Southern Nevada (CCSN), Cheyenne Campus Master Plan Las Vegas, Nevada 

Firm: JMA Architecture Studios Design team: Thomas J. Schoeman, AIA; Michael Crowe, AIA; Nic Niccum, Kip Barton Client: Community College of Southern...

University High School of Indiana Carmel, Indiana 

Firm: OWP/P Design team: Richard H. Dewar, AIA, Project Director; Kerry Leonard, AIA, Educational Planner; Trung Le, AIA, Project Designer; Mark N. Cabrinha,...

Georgia Institute of Technology, The Hill District Improvements Atlanta, Georgia 

Firm: Hughes, Good, O'Leary & Ryan, Inc. Design team: Brad Good, Principal-in-Charge; Laura Sanchez, Project Manager Client: Georgia Institute of Technology;...

San Luis Obispo County Community College District, Cuesta College North County Campus Paso Robles, California 

Firm: Phillips Metsch Sweeney Moore Architects Design team: Fred L. Sweeney, AIA, Debra L. Smith, AIA, Anthony Palazzo, AIA; Ehlen & Spiess, Structural...

Considering Compacts 

In today's competitive environment, the need to move equipment quickly and complete multiple tasks in restrictive areas has forced landscape contractors...

READER POLL 

Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout October on the Grounds Maintenance Web site www.grounds-mag.com. What is your primary...

FINDING ANSWERS 

CASHING IN Q It's logical that a nice landscape can increase the resale value of a home, but other than anecdotal evidence, I can't find any studies that...

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