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Featured Projects


  • "Houston Goes Global With New World-Class Parks And Bayous"


  • SWA/Morphosis Team Shortlisted to Transform LA's Oldest Park

  • 2015 ULI Urban Open Space Award Winner

    Thousand Lantern Lake Park System

  • Students Explore Public Space in Los Angeles

  • Planning Lessons from Community-centered Design


  • "Beyond Google's Cute Car: Anticipating the Impact of Driverless Vehicles"

    by Kinder Baumgardner for Cite magazine

  • Rene Bihan, James Lee, and John Loomis

  • Tulsa's Guthrie Green Wins CAD Excellence Award

  • Marin County Ranch Residence

    C Magazine

  • SWA's Social Impact Design Initiative

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

  • A Week in the Life of a Landscape Architect

    Laguna Beach's Sean O'Malley

  • Fort Wayne's Future Riverfront Transformation


    Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

  • Weekly IDEAS Blog

  • "Silicon Valley 3.0: The Workplace as City"

    SF principal Rene Bihan

  • Hanging Gardens for CREATE Technology Campus in Singapore

  • Capella Ixtapa Among Top Hotels in U.S. News & World Report

  • 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

  • SWA in Shenzhen

    Ongoing Revitalization Efforts

  • SWA Works: Landscapes for People

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