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Featured in SF Chronicle : TLS team “Common Ground” vision moves forward

[gallery columns="5" ids="53910"] The Common Ground Team led by TLS Landscape Architecture presented a vision for a “Grand Bayway” at the Resilient by Design Challenge in San Francisco, earlier this year on May 17th. The proposal looks at a resilient future for flood-threatened and congested State Route 37 connecting the northern edge of San Francisco Bay as well as adjacent tidal complexes and restored marshes. The result would be a new Ecological Central Park larger than San Francisco.The Project now is preparing to move ahead and scoping the next steps with support form regional government agencies and SR37 Policy Committee. Read the complete article here: SF Chronicle Watch Project Video  ...

TLS team “Common Ground” reveals The Grand Bayway for Resilient by Design Challenge

[gallery columns="5" ids="53814,53810,53811,53812,53813"] The Common Ground Team led by TLS Landscape Architecture presented a vision for a “Grand Bayway” at the Resilient by Design Challenge in San Francisco, on May 17th. The proposal looks at a resilient future for flood-threatened and congested State Route 37 connecting the northern edge of San Francisco Bay as well as adjacent tidal complexes and restored marshes. The result would be a new Ecological Central Park larger than San Francisco.   "This smart project is a good example of an ambitious but a fundamental initiative. We encourage the Bay Area communities to take this proposal very seriously and collaborate with this transformative effort. We believe that the Grand Bayway project should be a concrete example of resilient by design for the world.”...

Boulder Civic Area Phase One Construction Complete

[gallery ids="53742,53748,53747,53745"] Boulder Parks and Recreation celebrated the opening of Civic Area Park's Phase One of construction - the “park at the core” enhancements to Central Park on May 6 2018 with the residents of Boulder. Boulder’s Civic Area, designed by TLS will be the heart of Boulder with nature at its core, flanked by bookends of civic, cultural, and commercial buildings that are alive with activity, collaboration, and innovation at the east and west. It will be a place for everyone – a lively and distinct destination that reflects our community’s values, where people of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, and incomes feel welcome to recreate, socialize, deliberate, learn, and access city services. Read More...

Senbo returns from successful artist residency

TLS designer Senbo Yang participated in I-Park Foundation Artist-in-Residence Program on August 2017 and achieved significant recognition with a nomadic art installation DRIFTING. As a landscape designer and interdisciplinary artist, Senbo is specialized in fusing conceptual thinking with the craft of artistic making. Among over 600 applicants, Senbo is the only landscape architect candidate accepted in I-Park 2017 general residency program. His training at the Rhode Island School of Design helped him to  observe and transform the 480-acre campus into an art piece that explores inner peace in unsettled situations. "I feel at home everywhere because I am at home nowhere". DRIFTING is an attempt to visualize the feelings one goes through during times of transition. For Senbo, the idea of a bed with white sheets is representative of a safe place. As an international student, Senbo has moved between spaces for...

TLS Wins Sanlin Bund Ecological Park International Competition, Shanghai

The City of Shanghai has announced TLS Landscape Architecture, Berkeley, California as the winner of an international competition for the Sanlin Bund Ecological Park in Shanghai, Pudong. This new 241 hectare urban park is part of a key civic initiative encircling the city to create major “Green Lungs” and combat the effects of global warming in a city of 24 million with exploding urban density. The park is about "working the land" and is energized by weaving together diverse strands of Sanlin culture - symbolized by the local " Dragon Lion Dance".   More Details: http://tlslandarch.com/portfolio_page/shanghai-sanlin-eco-valley/ Related Article:https://www.designboom.com/architecture/tls-landscape-architecture-sanlin-bund-ecological-park-competition-shanghai-09-08-2017/?utm_content=buffer7cbb6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=plus.google.com&utm_campaign=buffer  ...

Tom Leader Interview with ArchiDogs

Tom Leader interviewed by ArchiDogs, discussing Lion Mountain Park, the importance of natural systems, and how backpacking drew him into the field....

Boulder Civic Area Under Construction

Construction of the Boulder Civic Area park has begun, with bridge foundation work and the air-drying of salvaged wood from thinned out trees....

One Pratt Master Plan Approved

The One Pratt master plan was presented at a supportive community meeting at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and approved by the Birmingham City Council to proceed toward working drawings and starting construction in Spring 2017....