Growth & Decay
A repeating pattern of the microscopic forms of local diatoms, inspired by Gaudí's tiles, appears underfoot in the walking surface of the East Midtown Greenway along the East River.
Larger-than-life diatoms illuminate a critical part of the food web for endangered freshwater mussels.
Glass Flash Card
Blasted glass "cards" give visitors to the Fairmount Water Works Freshwater Mussel Hatchery exhibit a visual sense of the aquatic food web.
Interacting with all essential components of the garden and nature in general: the earth, wind, and water.
Monumental blades of grass along the Thomas Road bridge recall vegetation of the landscape below.
Historic patterns made with modern materials: the waddles trace the lines of a baroque garden.
Bright blue surveying markers trace the underground water-flow in an orchard in Quebec.
Dendritic Decay Garden
This watershed shaped garden engages the destructive power of plant roots to break down the industrial landscape.
River of Shade
Like a shady backyard for the Harmon Library in Phoenix, River of Shade creates a space for gardening, walking, and hanging out.
Wissahickon Food Web
A meandering path leads to the stone carpet showing the food web of the local stream.
Urban Oldfield: Diagram of a Vacant Lot
Thirteen-thousand steel stems create a diagram of the vacant plot, creating a memory of the landscape that existed on the site before the museum was built.
Jewel like stamps and a concrete envelope, each cornerstone shows living organism – one of the invisible neighbors.
A stack of glass shows the amount of leaves from three different species of tree.