Gardens have been at the heart of our practice since the firm’s beginning. They offer endless opportunities for innovation and experimentation and frequently draw on unexpected sources of inspiration. Constrained by little more than our collective imaginations, gardens are the purest expression of materiality and joy in a landscape.

Playful iterative studies of composition and materiality in a Brooklyn oasis.

Layered explorations of planting and seasonal change in the courtyards of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.

A 1:1 mock-up studies the precise layout of materials in a Princeton University courtyard.

Experimentation with material finishes creates a woodland ruin in Brooklyn.

A 16th-century tapestry inspires a garden path at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.