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From the A-School: What does urbanization mean for design?

Editor’s note: Beginning this month, each issue of Abode will include a column written by a graduate student at the University of Virginia School of Architecture, providing a glimpse into the considerations of the next generation of architects. The world is entangled in complex sets of relationships and nothing is what it seems. Design disciplines […]

In Stanardsville, a 700-acre organic beef farm and horse pasture required expansion into organic orcharding and a master plan for the barn complex and living quarters. Photo: Wolf | Josey

For Mary Wolf, landscape architecture affords variety

Just as a home has a history, so, too, does a landscape. Only, a landscape’s story, as Mary Wolf attests, is multilayered. Take, for instance, her grandmother’s property, a Civil War battlefield site where she spent her weekends growing up. The appeal of that spot of land—that it connected our national, geological and human history […]