LLL's submission,Electric Meadow is one of 25 shortlisted proposals for Land Art Generator Initiative 2012: a design competition for power-generating public art ideas at the future Freshkills Park on Staten Island, formerly Freshkills landfill. The winners will be announced at the opening of an exhibition of proposals on October 25, 2012 at The Soho Gallery for Digital Art in NYC. See all 250 proposals from 39 countries online here.
06.08.2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
Loop, a project for Austin Museum of Art/Arthouse's Art on the Green, is honored with the Austin Critics Table award for Visual Art, 'One of a Kind' category. Thank you, Austin Arts Critics! See all award winners here
Double Serpent Nature Walk is featured in the October 2011 issue of World Landscape Architecture
06.17.2011-01.21.2012. Sheldon Galleries' Bernoudy Gallery of Architecture, St. Louis, MO
(After Monet) and Fractal Garden are featured in Material
Landscapes, an exhibiton curated by Liane Hancock, Senior Lecturer and Co-Director
of the Materials Resource Center in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual
Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. The show specifically emphasizes the
employment of materials in landscape design which critically engage contemporary
design issues in landscape architecture.
The exhibition features
work by the following eight award-winning landscape architecture firms:
D.I.R.T. studio, dlandstudio, ESKYIU, Kaseman Beckman Advanced Strategies
(KBAS), Legge Lewis Legge, PEG office of landscape + architecture, Stoss
Landscape Urbanism and WANTED Landscape, LLC.
This show continues the dialogue
on landscape architecture established by recent initiatives in the St. Louis
area - including the international design competition to reshape the area
surrounding the Gateway Arch, the creation of Citygarden, the renovation
of the Old Post Office Plaza, and the launch of a new Master of Landscape
Architecture program at Washington University.
04.2011. Milano, ItalyAtCasa.it,
the design portal of Corriere della Sera in Milan, presents 'Garden
At Home', a special project during the days of Design Week, (Salone
del Mobile) in Milan, Italy.
Thirty international designers were invited to make the idea of 'green' more accessible in the city and to present small and simple DIY home gardening projects for an online project and an exhibition of the prototypes during Design Week shows in Milan.
Garden AT Home is curated by Annalisa Rosso, with the setting of designer Elena Comincioli and in collaboration with Daniele Belleri.
Garden AT Home designers are: A12, A4A design, Agence Art Terre, Arabeschi di Latte, Olivia Decaris, De-Signum Studio Lab, Jochem Faudet, Sara Ferrari, Marco Ferreri, Sara Ivanyi - Form Follows Freedom, Giulio Iacchetti, Antonio Lagorio, Jackson Lam, Legge Lewis Legge, Leitmotiv, Bela Louloudaki, Philippe Malouin, Chiara Moreschi, NOCC, Liliana Ovalle, Lorenzo Palmeri, Donata Paruccini, Amaury Poudray - Fabrica, Franco Raggi, Matteo Ragni, Marius Romen, Sibylle Stoeckli, Carlo Trevisani, Dunja Weber.
About Evergreen Brickworks Evergreen Brick Works is a community environmental centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Evergreen, a national charity, has transformed the former Don Valley Brick Works from a collection of deteriorating heritage buildings into an international showcase for urban sustainability and green design that is open year-round. Recently opened after several years of planning and construction the Brick Works is destined to become one of Canada’s leading green and garden attractions.
11.11.2010 - 01.16.2011. Exposition a la Centre de Design at UQAM, Montreal, Canada Entitled Cultiver son Jardin / Minding the garden [phase 2], this exhibition focuses on the Festival achievements from 2000 to 2010 and puts to the front the experimental approach lived by garden and landscape designers at the Festival. This exhibition will also allow a wider audience that has never been able to reach Métis, to touch and feel the world of contemporary gardens from inside. BGL, a Collective of artists that participated twice at the Festival, are playing with plants, water, earth, air, to re-create an experimental true garden at the center of the exhibition's room.
10.18.2010. Austin, Texas Legge Lewis Legge receives an Austin Community Arts award for outstanding commitment and contribution to the public art project Elevated Prairie. Recognized were outreach efforts by LLL through community education, and time spent working in the project with American Youthworks Environmental Corps.
05.10.2010. Istanbul, Turkey LLL partner Murray Legge AIA has won an American Architecture Award presented by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, for Lost Pines Chapel. The American Architecture Awards are the highest and most prestigious distinguished building awards in
the United States that honor new and cutting-edge design. This annual program also promotes American
architecture to our public audience in the U.S. and around the world.
06.24.2010. Grand Metis, Quebec, Canada Murray and Andrea during installation of Round Up (After Monet) Double Serpent, the latest Legge Lewis Legge project for the Jardins de Metis' Paradise-themed International Garden Festival for 2010.
06.2010 Dallas Texas Murray Legge, AIA in collaboration with Legge Lewis Legge, LZT Architects Inc., and Johnson/McKibben Architects has been commissioned to design a permanent public park pavilion for the City of Dallas. The City of Dallas Department of Parks and Recreation Park Pavilion Project seeks to introduce exemplary architecture to the city through the commissioning of park pavilions by nationally and internationally recognized architects. Construction is schedule for Spring 2011.
06.13.2010 New York City With the help of New York Cares volunteers, LLL completes In the Bike Lane in Brooklyn, New York for the New York City Department of Transportation’s Urban Arts Jersey Barriers project.
03.26.2010 Premiere of Il était deux fois un jardin / Twice Upon a Garden
A documentary film by Philippe Baylaucq about the International Garden Festival at Jardins de Metis, Reford Gardens, in Grand Metis, Quebec, Canada. Premiere screening will be at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Friday, March 26 at 6.30 pm as part of the 28th International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA).
The beautiful cinematography by Marc Gadoury shows both the serenity of Metis and the frenzy surrounding the creation of the Festival gardens. The première will be followed by a discussion moderated by Claude Paquin, editor of Formes magazine, with the film’s director, Philippe Baylaucq and Alexander Reford, designers of A4, artist David Ross and Marie-Claude Robert, director of the Association des architectes paysagistes.
Tickets are on sale via the FIFA website (www.artfifa.com) or at the ticket office of the Place des Arts (514 842-2112 or 1 866 842-2112). There are only 40 tickets left for the première. The film will also be shown on March 27 and March 28.
November 2009 LLL's Round Up (after Monet) makes the cover of Korean environmental magazine Landscape World along with a full article about the 10th Edition of the Jardins Metis Annual Garden Festival, including LLL's Fractal Garden
09.23.2009–10.25.2009: LLL's Elevated Prairie is included in Elsewhere Texas at the Architecture Center Houston. This exhibition features significant architectural projects completed since the year 2000 throughout Texas. The exhibition travels to Austin, Texas, opening on Friday, January 15th, 2009, at the Austin Center for Architecture.
NEWS 08.14.2009Il etait deux fois un jardin [Twice Upon A Garden], a documentary film by Philippe Baylaucq about Jardins de Metis opens August 14 at Jardins de Metis, Reford Gardens, in Grand Metis, Quebec, Canada. The film will be broadcast on Canadian television in 2010.
above: shooting LLL's Round Up (after Monet) in summer 2008.
05.19.2009 The Lincoln Street Green Strip Opening Day Ribbon Cutting with Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino et al
04.18.2009: LLL wins an Austin AIA Design Award for UP
/ Ultimate Pulse.
Murray Legge of Legge Lewis Legge and LZT Archtiects, second from left above,
accepts his second Austin AIA Design Award of the evening, this one for
Pines Chapel (LZT Architects) in Bastrop, Texas.