Outdoor Classrooms

Nathan Frazee Elected to Co-Chair of BSLA Emerging Professionals

Nathan Frazee, Landscape Designer at Warner Larson was elected as Co-Chair of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects Emerging Professionals Committee. Nathan will help plan events and programs targeted at emerging professionals and new graduates that develop skills and networking opportunities. For up to date information regarding news, upcoming events and ideas, visit http://bslaweb.org/ep.html and subscribe to their email...

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Perry Schoolyard in South Boston Receives BSLA Award

The BSLA recognized the Perry Schoolyard with an award of merit. This project transformed a bleak, paved lot into a vibrant play and learning environment for the school and community. The nautical theme and details throughout the outdoor classroom and schoolyard creates a distinct sense of place that is fun and engaging. The Perry Schoolyard was recently featured as a case study at Build Boston’s “Designing Outdoor Learning Environments” and published in Landscape Architect and Specifier...

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Landscape Online Features South Boston’s Perry Schoolyard Design by Warner Larson

Warner Larson’s recent collaboration with Boston’s Schoolyard Initiative has been getting lots of visibility. The project was featured at the recent Build Boston Conference as part of a workshop on “Designing Outdoor Learning and Play Environments” and was also recently featured on Landscape Online’s website. The project involved transforming an asphalt parking lot into a brand new schoolyard and outdoor classroom. Taking inspiration from the Harbor Islands the project incorporates a maritime theme that includes educational and sustainable elements. The project has proved to be successful provoking a sense of excitement from all those who experience the new...

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