Despite a crazy cloudburst wind on Tuesday that took out three trees immediately adjacent to the building, all the pieces are coming together for the new Environmental Education Center at Austin Gardens!
Many of you may wonder what I do when I go to Haifa, Israel for consultations at the Baha’i World Centre. I ran across this video produced by CBS Sunday Morning about the Baha’i Gardens. I am serving on a Advisory Board for the care and development of these gardens. The Baha’i Holy Places in northern Israel have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the two shrines, the Shrine of t
A lovely winter sunset reflected over the lake as pinks, mauves, and blues played outside the windows of the Cliff Dwellers Club, providing the backdrop for the Annual Meeting of the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust on February 16th. Carol Yetken delivered the program presentation to the record attendance audience, about methodology and adventures in landscape preservation. The Trust remarked, “You gave such a clear perspe
CYLA’s project-under-construction was featured in a March 1st post of the Wednesday Journal. http://www.oakpark.com/News/Articles/3-1-2016/Austin-Gardens-education-center-set-for-summer-open/ Windows have been installed and the exterior cladding and roofing is well under way. Our project team includes TBDA, who designed the Platinum-LEED targeted facility, and ACE, MEP Engineers for the Park District of Oak Par