May 18, 2017

a brick rectangle

Written by Kevin Sullivan, landscape designer As designers, we constantly imagine, detail, and observe the creation of outdoor spaces.  For me personally, my time is weighted toward the first two stages.  Though I spend a great […]
May 12, 2017

a farewell message from reed-only

Written by Reed Aren, Purdue Intern  aka Reed-Only As my internship and time in Austin comes to an end, I look back on the incredible experience this past year has brought me. From working at dwg. […]
May 11, 2017

two dwg. projects win ABJ CRE awards

During last night’s awards ceremony at the Four Seasons, the Austin Business Journal recognized outstanding real estate achievements in the Austin area. The 2017 Commercial Real Estate Awards recognize the projects — and the people and […]
May 8, 2017

dwg. serves on ACE mentor panel

Last week, Principal Mindy Cooper, PLA participated as a juror for the ACE Mentor Program of Austin MEGA final project presentations. The panel comprised of a hand-picked group of industry experts were chosen to listen to, evaluate, and provide […]
April 18, 2017

dwg. selected for creek show 2017

dwg.’s installation, Night Garden, has been selected for the annual Waller Creek Conservancy Creek Show, scheduled for November 10 – 18. This is the first time the event has included a public call for ideas selection […]
April 11, 2017

argument for al fresco

Written by Amy Goettle, Operations Manager “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything.” Albert Einstein Austinite’s love spending time outdoors, and the, for-the-most-part, mild weather seems to be a big factor for those […]
April 10, 2017

congrats to ut – 2017 uli hines competition winners

A huge congratulations are in order for the University of Texas team behind “Rooted,” which has taken the top prize at this year’s ULI Hines Student Competition. This ideas competition provides graduate students the opportunity to devise […]
April 6, 2017

help shape the future of congress avenue

The City of Austin, in partnership with the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) and various community stakeholder groups, is developing a new vision for Congress Avenue. This new vision will provide direction for an urban design initiative, […]
April 1, 2017

dwg. to explore design of mars colony

dwg. is delighted to announce that, after a rigorous design competition and selection process, we have been contracted to work closely with the developers at Spacex to create a truly innovative and sustainable master plan for the first […]
March 30, 2017

this is landscape architecture.

April is World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), an international celebration of landscape architecture. WLAM introduces the profession to the public by highlighting landscape architect-designed spaces around the world. dwg. is delighted to participate, and will be […]
March 23, 2017

dwg. sponsors RAD in 2017

dwg. is proud to be a presenting sponsor of the 2017 Rooftop Architecture and Design (RAD) Film Series at The Moody Rooftop at the Jones Center. The Contemporary Austin event is hosted by The Contemporary Austin […]
March 15, 2017

we are seven.

Written by Daniel Woodroffe   Seven. 2,555 days ago my career took a remarkable turn. As I write this, I can’t help but reflect and be in awe of how this experience continues to be liberating, […]
March 8, 2017

the culture of community

Written by Lauren Ko, Landscape Designer Service with the purpose of giving back is one of my core values. This value was instilled in me at young age starting with volunteering and was fostered when I […]
March 6, 2017

the case for green infrastructure

Written by Jenny Janis, Project Manager Urban environments are struggling to manage the influx and flow of stormwater in complex, highly developed domains. This article argues in favor of applying green infrastructure to mitigate the associated challenges. […]
March 1, 2017

daniel featured in LAM

In the latest issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine, Kevan Williams explores what it takes to start your own landscape architecture firm in ‘Get Started.’ The article features stories, advice and lessons learned from the perspective of […]
February 20, 2017

let’s get strategic!

Contributed by Mindy Cooper, Principal As we’ve watched our firm grow and evolve over the past 7 years, we’ve often found that our dreams have come true simply by naming them and believing in them.  Sounds too […]