Archive for the ‘Projects’ Category

Gondwana Circle Design Competition Winners

Monday, December 28th, 2009
 
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Gondwana Circle DesignDesigners from around the world took part in the Gondwana Circle Design Competition at the San Franicisco Botanical Garden. On this report, Michael Overby and Emma Fuller, winners of the competition, share their ideas about the project.

Gondwana Circle Design Competition

Monday, August 31st, 2009
 
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Gondwana Circle Design CompetitionThe San Francisco Botanical Garden is sponsoring an open, one-stage, international competition to select a design for the Gondwana Circle. Learn all about the Gondwana Circle Design Competition from Bill Liskamm, the competition adviser.

Investing in the Garden

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

 
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Donald Frediani, SFBG SupporterDonald Frediani, one of our long-time supporters, talks about why he is so confident about supporting the San Francisco Botanical Garden and why it’s so important.

Pathways Project

Monday, March 23rd, 2009
 
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New Pathway at the San Francisco Botanical GardenThe Pathways Project will improve the accessibility of visitors to the San Francisco Botanical Garden. On this report, Zoee Astrakhan with Interstice Architects points out that this project requires balancing the needs of people as well as the needs of the plants.

Center for Sustainable Gardening

Friday, November 14th, 2008
 
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Proposed model of Center for Sustainable GardeningLaura Hartman, with the architectural firm of Fernau & Hartman, talks about the Center for Sustainable Gardening, and offers her vision of what sustainable gardening might look like.

Growing the Garden

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008
 
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Michael McKechnieMichael McKechnie, Executive Director of the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society, talks about Botanical Buzz, the Garden’s new podcast, and reveals future plans for the Garden including the Center for Sustainable Gardening.