Category Archives: Edible Landscapes

Victory Gardens are back thanks to COVID-19!

June 19, 2020

What do you do when you are stuck at home because of Sheltering in Place? The stores are closed, and you cannot go out for meals. How about growing your OWN food? In an effort to slow COVID-19 most households stayed home, and one of the key concerns was the anxiety over food. However, instead of…

Are Autonomous Robots Taking Over the Garden?

April 15, 2019

APDW was happy to host Professor Corry Gallo from the Department of Landscape Architecture at Mississippi State University (MSU) as he tours the United States studying urban agriculture. April and Corry shared experiences on the implementation and impact of urban farms and discussed several of the case studies from April’s book – Designing Urban Agriculture. Professor Gallo was…

Unveiling Elan Mountain View

February 8, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the official grand opening of the Elan Mountain View this coming Wednesday, 02/13/2019! It’s been a pleasure working with the Greystar team and Seidel Architects in creating a new gateway project for urban living just steps from downtown Mountain View. The mixed-use project represents a conversation of nature and innovation….

The Designer as Change Agent

January 19, 2018

Join April at the TOM TOM FOUNDERS SUMMIT April will be on a panel to discuss “Innovations in Urban Agriculture” and creating local food economies. Tom Tom Founder’s Festival is a summit uniting entrepreneurs, innovators, executives and investors shaping the future of industry in small cities. Click here for to learn more about the TOM TOM…

APDW Project Featured in “Your Land” Publication

April 4, 2017

April is the World Landscape Architecture Month and we are happy to celebrate it with this publication on Vegetable Gardens! #WLAM2017 #thisislandscapearchitecture  Check out this new article about APDW’s project, published by Your Land… Your Land is a one-time publication produced by  Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) to introduce the profession of landscape architecture to students from grade school…

ASLA NCC Design Merit Award

December 10, 2015

  In addition to the American Society of Landscape Architects Northern California Chapter’s honor Award, April Philips Design Works was awarded the 2015 Design Merit Award for their work at VF Outdoor. The corporate campus design was a 15 acre project for industry leading brands such as; The North Face, JanSport and lucy. The facility…