Oehme & van Sweden revolutionized the field of landscape architecture with their New American Garden typology, one centered on the use of broad and lush sweeps of grasses and perennials, and rich contrasts of textures, rather than the neatly clipped lawn-based landscapes that characterized postwar American design.
Significant public examples in Washington, D.C. include their breakthrough project, the Federal Reserve Board Garden, along with the National WWII Memorial, U.S. National Arboretum, the German-American Friendship Garden, Reagan National Airport, the Department of State International Chancery Center, the planting design for Pershing Park (the park is designed by M.Paul Friedberg), a complex of Capitol Hill Town Homes and others.
The traveling photographic exhibition is organized by and presented in collaboration with The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF).
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.