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Historic Preservation and Conservation

Landscape Architecture Publications

2002

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Full-Text Articles in Architecture

Running Against The Wind, Heidi M. Hohmann Jan 2002

Running Against The Wind, Heidi M. Hohmann

Landscape Architecture Publications

Everything's bigger in Texas. Perhaps that's why Williams Square in Las Colinas near Dallas has always seemed to be larger than life. The project made a big splash in 1985, when it won an ASLA honor award for its designers, Jim Reeves and Dan Mock of the SWA Group, and its sculptor, Rob Green.


The Minneapolis Federal Courthouse Plaza: Meaning And Identity, Heidi M. Hohmann Jan 2002

The Minneapolis Federal Courthouse Plaza: Meaning And Identity, Heidi M. Hohmann

Landscape Architecture Publications

The Federal Courthouse Plaza in Minneapolis might be considered a 'run-of-the-mill' project for Martha Schwartz. Critically acclaimed, it uses a minimalist design vocabulary, innovates with new materials, and expands on theoretical ideas she has previously explored. Designed and constructed for the Government Services Administration (GSA), the plaza comprises half a block at the bases of the Federal Courthouse designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox.