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Featured Projects


  • Tulsa's Guthrie Green Wins the Center for Active Design's Excellence Award

  • "Sponge City: China's Movement Toward Resilient Infrastructure"

    World Water Stormwater Management magazine

  • A Week in the Life of a Landscape Architect

    Meet Laguna Beach managing principal Sean O'Malley

  • Read about SWA's Social Impact Design Initiative (SIDI)

  • Renderings of Fort Wayne's Riverfront Transformation


    Anaheim Transit Center Welcomes Commuters

  • Weekly IDEAS Blog

  • Video: Public Meeting for Baton Rouge Lakes

    SWA President Kinder Baumgardner

  • Hanging Gardens for CREATE Technology Campus in Singapore

  • Orange County Eco-Suburb Featured in The Architect's Newspaper

  • U.S. News & World Report Rates Capella Ixtapa Third Best Pacific Coast Hotel

  • UC Davis West Village

    Largest Planned Net Zero Energy Development in US Wins Honor Award from SCUP

  • Flea Markets Catalyze a Community-driven Proposal for Houston

  • "Silicon Valley 3.0: The Workplace as City"

    SF principal Rene Bihan asseses the local business landscape

  • Transforming Industrial Blight into Urban Amenity

    Metropolis magazine

  • Restoring Shenzhen Bay's Historic Ecosystem

  • SWA Works: Landscapes for People

  • Landscape Infrastructure: Case Studies by SWA - 2nd Edition

    Examining this new sustainable approach with essays by experts in the field