March 2013

Next Generation of Parks Lecture Series featured firm wins design competition

March 20, 2013 by Janette Law

Southern China’s Guangzhou Municipal Government named international urban and landscape design firm West 8 as number one of two winners of the Guangzhou Fangcun Huadi Sustainable Master Plan competition. West 8’s plan for Guangzhou Huadi Fangcun (Flower City) includes living and industrial environments with ecological water systems and wetlands while highlighting the area’s horticultural heritage. On.....

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News | MPF welcomes Angela Schneider

March 19, 2013 by Janette Law

For a relatively short professional career, Angela Schneider’s has an impressive span: three fields and three states, in twice as many years. Angela began her career in 2007, as a photographer and reporter for the Livingston Enterprise and freelance photographer for The Associated Press in Montana. In 2010, she moved to Minnesota, where she took.....

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Increase in downtown residents brings focus to downtown parks

March 18, 2013 by Janette Law

As Minneapolis officials plan to double the number of residents living downtown, attention is drawn to updating downtown amenities, including park space. See what Minneapolis Park Foundation President Mary deLaittre said about downtown park connections and the RiverFirst vision in Thursday’s StarTribune article.

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