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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….

Breaking Ground on a Ground Breaking Design at SFSU

February 1, 2019

Cranes and construction fences have popped up at the corner of Valera and Holloway Avenue near SFSU where the new Holloway Avenue Student Housing and Mixed Use Building broke ground, December 3, 2018. APDW has been working with Gould Evans Architecture on a new landscape and building that “stitches” together the surrounding neighborhood with the existing…

Sore but Triumphant!

October 26, 2018

Can you believe it? We raised $170,926 in the fight against cancer, AIDS/HIV and diabetes last Friday! Bike to Hope was a “sore-ing” success. Our Alameda Point Partners Team came in 3rd place for fundraising and we were all so happy to ride for this cause. City of Hope put on a wonderful event that concluded…

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…

Going Once!…Going twice!…SOLD at the TCLF Silent Auction

October 12, 2018

Get your bidding paddles ready to be the proud owner of an April Philips original artwork. We are honored to announce April’s invitation to contribute to The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s fourteenth annual silent auction of the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The auction features one-of-a-kind works by noted landscape architects, artists, photographers,…

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…