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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…

Have You Ever Wondered?

September 29, 2018

Have you ever wondered how these are all connected? They’re all part of SITESv2 Materials Credits! Come join April Philips, Hunter Beckham, and Meg Calkins at the 2018 ASLA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia to find out more. SITES Materials Credits for Project Life Cycle: Deconstruction, Reuse, Specification, & Maintenance SAT-A11 October 20th  11 am- 12:30 pm Room 122

We are GLADIATORS FOR CHANGE!

September 21, 2018

Last week the Paris Accord came to San Francisco. The Bay Area erupted in excitement as some of the greatest minds came together to strategize on how to save Mother Earth.  The Global Climate Action Summit 2018 was a wonderful opportunity to bring climate action to the forefront of everyday conversation. So often it is…

Rise for Climate March

September 7, 2018

People are coming together all over the world this Saturday, September 8th for the Rise for Climate March to show leaders we want to save the climate we all depend on. Join us this weekend in downtown San Francisco or a city near you for a global day of action as we march for our…

Future Landscape Architects Visit APDW

August 31, 2018

APDW is excited to welcome Louisiana State University landscape architecture class of 2021 joined by Studio 5 to our studio! A Louisiana native and LSU alum herself, April shared some of the projects we are working on as well as discussing our design philosophy of systems thinking and integrated resiliency. We were able to share…

Landscape Architects Off to Change the World!

August 25, 2018

April and Gary are preparing for their Climate Reality Leadership Training and will be off to Los Angeles on this new adventure early next week. Stay tuned to hear more on what they learned and how we can work together in the future to enact change. bit.ly/LosAngelesTraining #LeadOnClimate @ClimateReality @AlGore