We're so proud.Jun 21, 2018
Richardson Olmsted Campus wins NYS Preservation AwardMay 14, 2018
The Richardson Olmsted Campus project was honored with a 2018 Excellence in Historic Preservation award from the Preservation League of New York State. Andropogon has been working with Flynn Battaglia and Deborah Berke Partners on the restoration of the Olmsted landscape as a productive civic space and entry for the new Hotel Henry. Read more about the project on our blog.
Carol Franklin Honored with 2018 LAF MedalMar 1, 2018
The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has awarded the 2018 LAF Medal to Carol Franklin, one of Andropogon's founding principals. The LAF Medal is awarded to a landscape architect for distinguished work over a career in applying the principles of sustainability to landscapes. Carol was recognized for her "career-long passion and leadership in promoting ecological awareness and sustainability."
GSA & Andropogon Bring Site Commissioning to the National StageJul 21, 2017
This week, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released its much anticipated Site Commissioning White Paper—authored by Andropogon—which aims to revolutionize the landscape design, construction, and management industries through performance verification. As one of the first publications to address site commissioning, the white paper assesses the process’ feasibility then proposes a strategy for GSA to implement site commissioning agency-wide, for all new construction and major redevelopments throughout the nation.
image credit: Nic Lehoux
Native Plant Communities for Green RoofsJan 11, 2017
In the Fall issue of the Journal of Green Building, find out how Andropogon and SUNY's School of Environmental Science and Forestry researched, tested, and successfully installed marginal native plant communities on a green roof. Learn how to identify and assess appropriate plants in your ecoregion to expand biodiversity on green roofs throughout North America. For more information on the Journal of Green Building go to www.journalofgreenbuilding.com.
Durham Library Closes for Major RenovationJan 5, 2017
Durham’s Main Library is closing next week to undergo a major transformation that will expand and improve the existing facility. Vines Architecture, with Andropogon as landscape architect, is designing a dynamic new community center that will provide an expanded technology center and improved flexible, multi-use areas, as well as a prominent new outdoor plaza. Our North Carolina office is looking forward to the library reopening in 2019! (Rendering by Vines Architecture.)