Rich Bensman replied to the topic Mobile Tree Planter in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 13 years, 6 months ago
Maybe not quite what you are looking for, but a very cool project that incorporates moving trees:
Rich Bensman replied to the topic Innovative firms or people in european landscape architecture – examples? in the forum PLACES & SPACES 14 years, 1 month ago
I would check out Piet Oudolf. A spectacular plantsman.
Rich Bensman replied to the topic Awesome Garden Design Competitions or Trade Shows in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 14 years, 2 months ago
I would highly recommend the International Garden Festival at Chaumont-sur-Loire, France. My firm participated last year and had an amazing experience – it was great to see how 20-odd people all interpret a theme so different from one another. There was a small stipend to build the garden (if you keep it simple you can do it) otherwise you need to…[Read more]
Rich Bensman replied to the topic Anyone designed and sold site furnishings? in the forum DETAILS & MATERIALS 14 years, 5 months ago
I know some designers have partnered with existing fabrication studios on developing site furniture. Like Tom Balsley with LandscapeForms. Others like Robert M. Stern Architects have created their own line and then found interested parties to mass market and fabricate.
Rich Bensman replied to the topic Traveling through Europe in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 14 years, 11 months ago
I just returned from Chaumont – sur – Loire in France. They have a great contemporary garden festival that certainly is worth checking out. A couple hours train from Paris. A bit of shameless plug since we’ve got a garden there, nonetheless an excellent place.
Rich Bensman replied to the topic Plant information databases? in the forum PLANTS & HORTICULTURE 14 years, 11 months ago
I know this isn’t quite what you are looking for, but worthwhile none the less. The University of Minnesota has a great online plant database that tracks hundreds (perhaps thousands?) of wholesale nursery catalogs. Next time your contractor claims the plant you want isn’t available you can point them in the right direction.