Category Archives: Wanderings + Wonderings

Bikes are the Kryptonite of Cancer

October 16, 2018

At APDW we love bikes. We specifically design for bicycles to maneuver and settle in our landscapes. We applaud bikes as a clean form of transportation that connects people to the urban realm. We also believe bikes are a critical ingredient to the overall health of communities.This week we are taking our dedication to bikes…

Getting Dirty with Kornegay & Landscape Forms

October 4, 2018

Earlier this week APDW’s very own Erika Mayer traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona to learn about the top-secret recipe for those beautiful Kornegay pots. You won’t believe what’s in the mix! As part of the 2018 Landscape Forms Design Advisory board, Erika, along with Paul Kissinger of EDSA and Todd Kohli of JJR Smith Group, had…

A Walk in the Woods

April 5, 2016

Yesterday our office went for a field trip to Muir Woods together. What better way to kick off World Landscape Architecture Month (#WLAM2016) than a morning at one of the Bay Area’s most beloved natural monuments. Here are some images from the walk! A big thank you to Brian Aviles, NPS Chief of Planning and Mia Monroe, NPS for leading…

Wanderings + Wonderings: Exploring Falkirk Demonstration Gardens

October 1, 2013

          As a favorite lunch spot for some of the studio, the Falkirk demonstration garden maintained by the Marin Master Gardeners, is our latest wandering.  It is a great resource for the plant lovers of Marin County and anyone feeling a little stuck on a planting design and needing some inspiration. There is year around interest…

Wanderings + Wonderings: New York City

January 14, 2013

Our introductory Wanderings + Wonderings post, from Ashley: After living there for graduate school (CCNY shoutout! ),  New York City is one of my favorite places to visit. It doesn’t take much arm twisting to convince me to go at any time of year but there’s something truly magical about the city in winter. I braved…