Published: Fall 2019

Issue 10 of LA+ Journal brings you the results of the LA+ ICONOCLAST open design ideas competition, in which we asked designers to reimagine New York’s Central Park, fictionally devastated by eco-terrorists protesting the loss of the world’s forests. See what designers did when faced with the opportunity to challenge this icon of landscape architecture.

LA+ ICONOCLAST also features interviews with jurors Geoff Manaugh (BLDGBLOG), Jenny Osuldsen (Snøhetta), Charles Waldheim (Harvard GSD), Beatrice Galilee (The Met), Lola Shepard (Lateral Office), and Richard Weller (PennDesign), as well as a critique of competition entries by Julia Czerniak.

Tatum L. Hands +
Richard Weller

Julia Czerniak

Jury Q&A

  Winning Entries

Honorable Mentions


“Central Park and Landscape’s Ongoing Imaginary”

Richard Weller
Lola Sheppard
Geoff Manaugh
Jenny B. Osuldsen
Charles Waldheim
Beatrice Galilee

Tiago Torres-Campos
Joe Rowling, Nick Mcleod + Javier Arcila
Minzhi Lin + Song Zhang
Jiaqi Wang, Huiwen Shi + Chuanfei Yu
John Beckmann, Hannah LaSota + Laeticia Hervy

Fionn Byrne
Gandong Cai + Mingjie Cai
Félix De Rosen, Manolo Larrosa + Mariana Mañón
Martin Garcia Perez
David Giraldeau + Alexandre Guildbeault
Sue Choi, James Halliwell + Dustin Toothman
Joshua Gowers + Ben Hardy-Clements
Iwan Burgaud + Nadège Lachassagne
Open Systems/Landscape Infrastructure Lab
Chris Bennett, Conor O’Shea + Nilay Mistry

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       Production Team:

Tatum L. Hands
Richard Weller
Colin Curley
Nikki Chang

Tatum L. Hands
Richard Weller
Nikki Chang
Yifan Cai 

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