As a longtime leading proponent of native landscape design, Darrell Morrison has had a
profound influence on countless landscape architects and designers. His former students from
the state Universities of Wisconsin and Georgia, to Columbia University have fanned out across
the country to multiply that influence. He has also designed some of America’s most notable
ecology-based projects including at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center in
Austin, Texas, The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, and the now iconic grasslands at The Storm King
Art Center in New Windsor, NY.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
To illuminate the underlying thought processes that result in the ecologically sensitive landscape projects that Mr. Morrison designs.
To explore the art-ecology balance in landscape design and how both they need not be mutually exclusive.
To explore how informed ecological intuition and ecological science can mutually contribute to the analysis and design of native landscapes.
Darrel Morrison, FASLA & Larry Weaner, FAPLD
New Directions in the American Landscape