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  • June 10, 2014

    Klyde Warren Park is Face of New Dallas in 2024 Olympic Bid

    Klyde Warren Park has been featured on CBS News as Dallas prepares its bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics and the 2016 RNC. CBS describes Dallas as as strong contender for both bids. Having grown into a fuller identity as an international and cosmpolitan destination, CBS cites Klyde Warren Park as representative of this reinvented identity.   >> read full article on cbslocal.com   >> read more about Klyde Warren Park on OJB.com
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  • May 21, 2014

    Tree Relocation Begins at Levy Park

    Levy Park is a highly programmed 5.9 acre urban park centered within the residential development project in the Upper Kirby District of Houston, Texas. Last week eight massive old growth Live Oaks were relocated to their now homes within the childre... read →
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  • May 20, 2014

    Designs Complete for Uptown Dallas Development Akard Place

    OJB has worked alongside architects Graphite Design Group to finish designs for the new Akard Place, a $200M mixed-use tower development which will fill two empty lots at the corner of Field St. and Cedar Springs Road, just to the north of Klyde Warr... read →
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  • April 30, 2014

    Klyde Warren Park Announced as Finalist for ULI Urban Open Space Award

    Dallas's Klyde Warren Park has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Urban Land Institute's Urban Open Space Award. The Urban Land Institute describes the award as "celebrating and promoting vibrant, successful urban open spaces by annually recogn... read →
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  • April 08, 2014

    Klyde Warren Park in Texas Architect

    Klyde Warren Park has been featured in a 6 page article in Texas Architect, 'Mind the Gap'. The article, writted by Gregory Ibanez, FAIA, describes development of Klyde Warren Parkand the transformation of the downtown with its completion. ... read →
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  • March 20, 2014

    Klyde Warren Park in The New York Times

    The New York Times has featured Dallas' Klyde Warren Park in its article 'Foot is the New Traffic for Urban Cowboys'.  The article by David Muto, published March 20, 2014 offers a glimpse of the changing urban fabric that makes up Dallas, a... read →
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  • February 03, 2014

    Myriad Botanical Gardens Featured in Texas Architect

    Oklahoma City's Myriad Botanical Gardens have been featured on TexasArchitects.org in an article by Ben Koush. Titled Oklahoma's 21st Century Park: Myriad Botanical Gardens, the article offers a narrative of the space in the context of urbanization a... read →
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  • January 31, 2014

    Sunnylands to Host President Obama Meeting with King of Jordan

    Sunnyland Center and Gardens In Rancho Mirage, California is scheduled to host a meeting between President Barack Obama and His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan on February 14th, 2014.  Often titled the Camp David of the West, Sunnylands was ... read →
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  • January 14, 2014

    OJB | Boston Opens For 2014

    The Office of James Burnett is happy to announce that OJB | Boston has settled into its new office in downtown. The Boston location opened and began project work in November, making it the third location for OJB alongside the Solana Beach and Houston... read →
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  • January 14, 2014

    Sunnylands in LA Times; Becoming The Camp David of the West

    Sunnyland Center and Gardens In Rancho Mirage, California is hosting a summit between President Barack Obama and His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.  Dubbed the Camp David of the West as a result of its history as a host of many presidentia... read →
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  • January 02, 2014

    The Christ Hospital Opens New Auburn Garage

    In the first major milestone in the completion of Cincinnati's premier downtown healthcare facility renovation, The Christ Hospital has announced that it has opened its newly completed Auburn Garage to the public on Christmas Eve. The garage, also k... read →
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  • December 13, 2013

    James Burnett to Chair 2014 ASLA Professional Awards Jury

    OJB's  Jim Burnett, FASLA, has been selected as jury chair for the 2014 ASLA professional awards. Made an ASLA fellow in 2005, Jim served on the student awards jury panel for the 2013 year, whose winners were announced this past and whose result... read →
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  • December 12, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park Metrics Published in LAF Landscape Performance Series

    Klyde Warren Park has been the focus of a new case study conducted and published within the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s award-winning Landscape Performance Series.  The social, environmental and economic aspects of Klyde War... read →
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  • December 06, 2013

    Jim Burnett and Jereck Boss ASLA Address the ASLA Annual Meeting

    OJB President Jim Burnett, FASLA, and Principal Jereck Boss, ASLA addressed the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in several Education Sessions over the weekend of November 14 -18.   Jereck Boss spoke on a panel on Monday in the Education Session '... read →
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  • November 08, 2013

    Chicago RiverPoint Tower Park Progresses

    RiverPoint is a 3 acre river front park, plaza, hotel and office tower located on a prominent axis of the Chicago river in downtown Chicago. The park is a public-private partnership between the city of Chicago and the development team Hines and ... read →
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  • October 21, 2013

    BHP Billiton Tower Breaks Ground

      Ground was broken earlier this month on the BHP Billiton Tower in Houston's uptown.    OJB has designed the surrounding streetscape as well as a prominent roof garden at level 8. The streetscape will feature improved walkability a... read →
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  • October 03, 2013

    Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons is Announced

    Northwestern Mutual has announced its plans for the construction of its new World Headquarters in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. To be situated on the same downtown campus the firm has occupied for nearly 100 years, this $450M 32-story corporate to... read →
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  • September 17, 2013

    GreenStreet Written Up in Houston Downtown Magazine

    The Summer issue of Houston Downtown Magazine has included a four page article on the renovation of GreenStreet, formerly Houston Pavilion,  for which OJB has begun design work alongside developer and Houston public space champion Midway. OJB ha... read →
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  • September 11, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park and Myriad Botanical Gardens Included in New Book on Urban Landscapes

    Green City Spaces; Urban Landscape Architecture, Edited by Chris van Uffelen has included two projects by the Office of James Burnett- Kylde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas and Myriad Botanica Gardens in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In Addition to a small s... read →
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  • September 03, 2013

    Sunnylands Now Open For The Season

    from Sunnylands.org: " Sunnylands Center & Gardens reopens to visitors on Thursday, September 5 at 9 a.m. It is open free from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Tickets for tours of the historic house and bird-watching tours th... read →
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  • August 27, 2013

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Hall Wines

    Progress continues steadily on Hall Wines as the Vineyard prepares for its grand re-opening this fall.  Sod was installed in front of the renovated historic farmhouse building, and most of the trees have been installed along the structures in pr... read →
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  • August 13, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park Featured in Architectural Record

    Architectural Record, the leading industry publication, releases an issue every several years devoted entirely to Landscape Architecture projects. A very small selection of projects are distinguished with publication therein, and OJB is happy to anno... read →
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  • August 09, 2013

    Myriad Botanical Gardens Awarded at AIA Houston 2013 Design Awards

    The American Institute of Architects Houston recently awarded Oklahoma City's Myriad Botanical Gardens at its 2013 Design Awards. Olivia Pulsinelli from the Houston Business Journal writes: "Winners were selected from among 122 entries, and numero... read →
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  • July 22, 2013

    Lasting Impression- Sunnylands Gardens in Modern Luxury

    Sunnylands Center and Gardens have been chronicled in the California Edition of Modern Luxury. In the article 'Lasting Impression', author Maile Pingel speaks with Jim Burnett about his process and inspiration for the design of Sunnylands.  &nbs... read →
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  • July 19, 2013

    Plaza of The Americas Atrium Renovation Opens- Dallas Morning News

    The new Atrium at the iconic Plaza of the Americas opened in Downtown Dallas, and has been covered in the Dallas Morning News and DMN blog.  The Plaza takes the place of an outdated and underused skating rink which was originally installed at t... read →
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  • July 18, 2013

    Sunnylands in Texas Architect's Issue on Light- Desert Decadent

    Sunnylands is the focus of Aaron Seward's article in this month's Texas Architect. In this very well excecuted issue, which focuses on daylight and design, Seward offers an investigation of the Center and Gardens and its use of daylight.  The ar... read →
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  • July 17, 2013

    OJB begins 609 Main at Texas in Downtown Houston with Pickard Chilton Architects

    OJB has begun the schematic design phases on a new project alongside Pickard Chilton Architects in Downtown Houston. 609 Main at Texas is a 41 story office tower offering nearly 1M GSF of space on the full block (Block 69) bounded by Main, Texas... read →
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  • July 15, 2013

    OJB profile in Landscape World Korea Magazine

    The Office of James Burnett is happy to share that Landscape World Magazine has published an extensive profile of the works of OJB. Landscape World Magazine is Korea's premier Landscape Architecture professional magazine, offering overviews and ... read →
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  • July 14, 2013

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Hall Wines

    OJB is excited to share photos from the Hall Wines construction site in St. Helena, California. Already one of the Napa Valley’s leaders in sustainable winemaking, the 28-acre facility is undergoing an extensive renovation that will includ... read →
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  • July 03, 2013

    Sunnylands Featured on Cover of Topos Magazine

    OJB's Sunnylands Center and Gardens takes the cover slot for the 83rd issue of Topos Magazine, Europe's leading landscape architecture publication. The 83rd issue focuses on plants and design, and Sunnylands stands out in Rachel Berney's article "Dee... read →
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  • June 24, 2013

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Arboleda and Sofia

    OJB is happy to share construction updates for its two projects based in Monterrey, Mexico. Project manager and Vice President Dillon Diers was on site over the weekend to oversee progress of the 9300 sqr. ft. roof garden at Sofia, a much anticipated... read →
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  • June 18, 2013

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: La Jolla Commons to be Largest Net-Zero Project to Date

    OJB is happy to share some images of the progress on The La Jolla Commons, with the news that the La Jolla Commons is slated to be the Largest Net-Zero Project in the nation when completed, expected to provide more energy that it uses. Hines announce... read →
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  • June 17, 2013

    Project 180 a Case Study

    Light Manufacturer BEGA has used project 180 as a case study for a selection of its fixtures used on the project. According to Jeff Speck, author of the forthcoming Walkable City, “Of the automobile-oriented cities in which I've been working, ... read →
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  • June 14, 2013

    Brochstein Pavilion featured in Houston Chronicle's 'Sublime Property'

    The Brochstein Pavilion at Rice Univeristy is featured in "Sublime Property- The Beauty of Brochstein Pavilion".  The Houston Chronicle's 'Prime Property' column highlights exceptional Houston buildings and spaces.  Architectual Histo... read →
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  • June 09, 2013

    President Obama Meets with President of China at Sunnylands

    The Sunnylands Estate Center and Gardens provided a handsome backdrop for th The US - China Summit this past weekend.   >> read more about the meeting on nyt.com >> meeting at Sunnylands at the Guardian.co.uk >>&n... read →
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  • June 07, 2013

    SUNNYLANDS TAKES FRONT AND CENTER IN LA TIMES

    The Center and Garden at Sunnylands is again front and center, this time as the featured cover story of the Los Angeles Times. President Obama is due to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping this weekend at Sunnylands.   Christopher Hawt... read →
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  • June 03, 2013

    Oak Forest Neighborhood Library Receives the AIA/American Library Association National Design Award

    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce that Oak Forest Neighborhood Library received the AIA/American Library Association National Design Award.     >> Read more on ArchDaily.com... read →
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  • June 01, 2013

    Jereck Boss to speak at the ASLA 2013 Annual Meeting and Expo Nov.18, 2013

    Session Title: Project 180: The Renaissance of Downtown Oklahoma City Jereck will discuss the major impact Project 180 has on downtown Oklahoma City, a $90 Million Downtown Streetscape improvement project with 3.7 miles of completed streets and ... read →
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  • May 20, 2013

    President Obama to Meet with President of China at Sunnylands

    On June 7th and 8th, President Obama will meet with President of China Xi Jinping at the Sunnylands Center and Garden.   "For anyone who has ever walked across the carefully coiffed lawn, or the self-sufficient gardens that look, for all inte... read →
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  • May 07, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park Credited as Key Element in Dallas Revitalization

    Thanks to the folks at the Dallas Morning News for another great article on Klyde Warren Park, this time focusing on its role in the revitalization of Downtown Dallas. DMN quotes  John Crawford, president and CEO of the nonprofit Downtown Dalla... read →
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  • April 23, 2013

    Devon Energy World Headquarters Earns LEED Gold

    On Tuesday, OJB's Devon Energy World Headquarters was awarded Gold certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.   >> read the article here >> Devon Headquarters on ojb.com... read →
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  • April 22, 2013

    Sunnylands Ranked as 3rd Greenest project in Interior Design

    Sunnylands Center and Gardens was Ranked in the top ten greenest projects in Interior Design Magazine, taking spot # 3 for the outstanding plantings and thoughtful programming.    "The plantings are a major part of the project's eco bona ... read →
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  • April 05, 2013

    Midway Announces Houston's Green Street Redevelopment

      Midway Companies has announced Houston's Green Street Redevelopment to City Officials and the media. The Office of James Burnett worked with Midway to redevelop Houston's CityCentre, and continues work on the redesign of the Green Street Rede... read →
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  • April 01, 2013

    Jim Burnett Selected Juror of 2013 ASLA Professional Awards

    Jim Burnett, FASLA, has been selected as one of nine individuals to jury the 2013 ASLA Professional Awards. The American Society of Landscape Architects Professional Awards are "the premiere awards programs for the profession, and award recipien... read →
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  • April 01, 2013

    Jim Burnett to Speak at AIA COD at Sunnylands

    Jim Burnett, FASLA, has been invited to speak at the AIA Committee On Design Spring Conference at the Sunnylands Center and Gardens on May 11th. Jim will be joined by architect Fred Fischer to discuss the Sunnylands gardens and Palm Springs design du... read →
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  • March 22, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park Wins 'Best Community Impact' award in D magazine awards

    On March 20th Dallas's premier real estate publication D Magazine awarded Klyde Warren Park 'Best Community Impact' in their annual CEO's Commercial Real Estate Awards.   read the full article here KWP on OJB    ... read →
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  • March 19, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park selected for the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Landscape Performance Series

    OJB is happy to announce that with its Project Klyde Warren Park, OJB has been selected as one of twenty firms tp participate in the 2013 Landscape Performance Series. LAF describes the project as "a unique research collaboration that matches LAF-fun... read →
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  • February 01, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park is Featured in IREM magazine

    Klyde Warren Park is again front and center in this issue of the Institute of Real Estate Management Magazine. Celia Barshop, The Woodall Rogers Park Foundation Vice President of Business Affairs, describes how the park has become the definitive gath... read →
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  • January 11, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park visited on Landscape Voice

    This article on Landscape Voice, a landscape architect's journal of projects visted across the country, includes a quick review and many photos of Klyde Warren Park after stumbling upon it in winter and finding it packed full. We appre... read →
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  • January 07, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park Fares Well in The Architect's Newspaper

    Dallas...often feels disconnected and disjointed, reflecting its car-centered culture. The recently opened Klyde Warren Park, however, attempts to merge sophisticated contemporary design with walkable urbanism, partially correcting dated urban rene... read →
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  • January 05, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park in Austin American-Statesman

    Dallas, it seems, has a new communal backyard. Backyard and family room, actually, because you can play table tennis and read here, too. Helen Anders, American-Statesman Staff Klyde Warren Park gets a nice overview/review piece in the Austin ... read →
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  • December 31, 2012

    Sunnylands Expands Daily Tours Reports LA Times

    In the LA Times' "LA at Home" column, Scarlett Cheng reports that "Interest has been so strong for the guided tour through the vast, 1960s-Modern home designed by A. Quincy Jones and filled with custom furnishings by decorator William Haines, that th... read →
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  • December 18, 2012

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens in Huffington Post: One of 2012's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

      If solving world problems (or any other nettlesome issues) is on your agenda, strolling through Burnett's brilliant design is a terrific place to cleanse and sharpen your mind. Charles A. Birnbaum, The Huffington Post In his ... read →
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  • December 07, 2012

    Three OJB Projects Earn San Diego ASLA Awards

    On the evening of the 6th of December, OJB was distinguished by the San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects where three of our projects received awards at their biannual Awards Ceremony. Honor Awards were bestow... read →
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  • December 06, 2012

    Klyde Warren Park featured on Architizer

    We're happy to announce that OJB's Klyde Warren Park is a "Featured Project" on Architizer. Since launching in 2009, Architizer has become the largest and fastest-growing database of architecture online, attracting an audience of millions who disc... read →
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  • November 30, 2012

    Dallas Morning News covers Native Plants at Klyde Warren Park

      As a firm, OJB always does our best to select a beautiful and responsible plant palette for our projects. We were very pleased to receive coverage regarding this aspect of the Klyde Warren Park project. Read: Klyde Warren Park Landsca... read →
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  • November 27, 2012

    Klyde Warren Park Featured on ArchDaily Selected Works

    "The Park creates a front lawn for the city’s Arts District, the largest contiguous cultural district in the U.S. The increased foot traffic should be catalytic for the surrounding arts institutions and street-level business opportunities. ... read →
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  • November 26, 2012

    Art Gensler Visits OJB

    On Monday, 26 November, OJB Solana Beach was honored to welcome Mr. Art Gensler for an office visit. He offered wisdom from his career at the helm of one of the world's leading multi-disciplinary design firms and insights on how the AEC industry can ... read →
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  • November 19, 2012

    Dallas Observer Blogger Beams About Klyde Warren Park

    On his blog "Get Off My Lawn!", Jim Schutze—in his unique and interesting journalistic style—published some very kind words about his recent visit to Klyde Warren Park: Yesterday the new deck park built above the sunken portion of the ... read →
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  • November 06, 2012

    Klyde Warren Park Featured on Inhabitiat

    "when it comes to urban parks, size isn’t the only thing that matters; it’s what you do with the space that’s important. And that’s what impresses the most about landscape architect James Burnett‘s work: the park makes... read →
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  • November 01, 2012

    Plaza of The Americas Article in Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Morning News' Real Estate Editor, Steve Brown, recently reported about one of our newer projects in Dallas: a renovation of the atrium space at Plaza of The Americas. Constructed in 1980, the atrium had been the home of a little-used ice rink.... read →
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  • October 30, 2012

    OJB's Klyde Warren Park Opens in Dallas

    The Office of James Burnett went to Dallas last week for a long weekend of events in celebration of the opening Klyde Warren Park. Jim Burnett was on hand for interviews, park tours, the Donor Dinner, and the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Klyde Warren ... read →
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  • October 19, 2012

    Jim Burnett, Klyde Warren Park featured on KTXD-TV's

    The Texas Daily toured Klyde Warren Park and interviewed Jim Burnett as part of their visit. Klyde Warren Park will celebrate its Grand Opening this coming weekend, 27-28 October 2012; OJB will be there to join the celebration.... read →
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  • October 08, 2012

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens is Landscape Architecture Magazine's October 2012 Cover Story

    OJB is very pleased to announce that our award-winning project, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, has receieived another distinction: the cover and a feature story in our industry's leading publication, Landscape Architecture Magazine. We think Bradfo... read →
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  • October 01, 2012

    The Office of James Burnett Wins 2012 ASLA Award

    The Office of James Burnett Wins 2012 ASLA Award SAN DIEGO (October 1, 2012) – At its annual meeting in Phoenix today, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) will award The Office of James Burnett (OJB) with a 2012 ASL... read →
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  • September 20, 2012

    The Office of James Burnett Wins 2012 ASLA Award

      “The Office of James Burnett has emerged as one of the most capable firms for organizing and re-thinking urban parks, striving to connect people and place through a rigorous, unified relationship between landscape and architectu... read →
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  • August 31, 2012

    Arch Daily features Asia Society Texas Center

    In a feature story for ArchDaily.com, Jules Gianakos declares Asia Society Texas Center "one of the most important architectural additions to Houston since Renzo Piano’s Menil Collection." OJB is honored that we were able to design the lands... read →
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  • August 28, 2012

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens Receives 2012 ASLA Professional Honor Award

    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce that Sunnylands Center & Gardens has been distinguished with a 2012 Professional Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects. Sunnylands Center & Gardens will be recognized... read →
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  • April 04, 2012

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens on Neiman Marcus' blog

    In a piece for Neiman Marcus' blog NMdaily, art advisor Dorothy Goldeen celebrates the opening of Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Read her post: The Annenberg Retreat At Sunnylands Is Open... read →
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  • March 28, 2012

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens in The Architect's Newspaper

    In a piece for the Architect's Newspaper, Kenneth Caldwell visits Sunnylands Center & Gardens and concludes his insights by referring to the OJB-designed landscape as "stunning." Read his article, "Challenging Modernism".... read →
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  • February 09, 2012

    James Burnett to Speak at Conserving Modernism: Celebrating Sunnylands and A. Quincy Jones

    On Saturday, February 25, The Palm Springs Art Museum, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, and the Historic Preservation Program of The University of Southern California School of Architecture will host "Conserving Modernism: Celebrating Su... read →
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  • December 21, 2011

    Tour Reveals a Devon Energy Center Almost Ready For Employee Move-In

    Tower cranes and elevator hoists that have scaled the outside of the 50-story Devon Energy Center since construction began more than two years ago are coming down and preparations are under way for employees to begin their move this spring. Construc... read →
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  • December 07, 2011

    First trees planted at The Park in Dallas!

    Workers with McCarthy Construction and ValleyCrest placed the first 25 of 322 trees yesterday at The Park over the Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, Texas. This work coincided with the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation's announcement of the "Tree Trus... read →
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  • November 07, 2011

    Arch Daily Features Landscape Design for Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University

    The Landscape Design for Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University featured on Arch Daily... read →
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  • October 18, 2011

    OJB Staff Attends Oklahoma City's Festival On The Green

    OJB staff were pleased to attend OKC's Festival On The Green, an event celebrating the grand re-opening of Myriad Botanical Gardens. Organized by Devon Energy and the Myriad Gardens Foundation, the Festival included a dedication ceremony, country mus... read →
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  • October 18, 2011

    Myriad Transformation Adds New Tourist Attraction To Downtown Oklahoma City

    Myriad Gardens always was on the list of downtown tourism destinations, and the garden's Crystal Bridge certainly appeared in many postcards and photos snapped by visitors. But let's be honest; the Myriad Gardens never quite reac... read →
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  • October 14, 2011

    OKC'S Myriad Gardens Reopens After Complete Makeover

      A lot of activities are planned for the entire family at the "Festival On the Greens". This will be the public's first chance to see all the renovations that have taken place at the Myriad Gardens Final touches are going on the concert... read →
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  • October 11, 2011

    Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City to celebrate grand reopening on Saturday

    Visitors to Myriad Gardens during the past few months have only had a glimpse of the full makeover, but this weekend marks the official grand opening with the completion of a children's play area, a dog park and a plaza that will be home to an ice sk... read →
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  • October 10, 2011

    James Burnett to Speak at New York Botanical Garden

    James Burnett will be the guest speaker at the New York Botanical Garden’s “Landscape Design Portfolios 2011” on Monday, November 7 at the NYBG’s Midtown Center. James Burnett founded The Office of James Burnett in 1989 i... read →
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  • October 05, 2011

    Festival On The Green: Rediscover The Myriad Gardens

    OJB staff will travel to Oklahoma City, OK to for Festival on the Green, the grand opening celebration of the newly renovated Myriad Botanical Gardens! Festival on the Green Website Opened in 1988, the 15-acre Myriad Botanical Gardens is an int... read →
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  • September 19, 2011

    OJB Attends Grand Opening at UC San Diego

    OJB staff attended the grand opening of the UC San Diego’s new $70M Medical Education Center on Friday, September 16. Designed in collaboration with the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), the site design features ... read →
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  • July 18, 2011

    A 180 Turnaround - Oklahoma's Project 180 featured in Planning Magazine

    Published: May / June 2011Publication: Planning, the magazine of the American Planning AssociationAuthor: Jeff Speck, AiCPTitle: A 180 Degree Turnaround To download the entire article, CLICK HERE May 2011 - In 2008, Prevention magazine named Oklaho... read →
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  • July 18, 2011

    OJB helps Eagle Scout with Design for Holocaust Survivor Memorial in Downtown Dallas

    The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, and to teaching the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference, for the benefit of all humanity. Brand... read →
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  • July 06, 2011

    The Artful Garden of Walter and Leonore Annenberg

    Published: July 2011Publication: Palm Springs LifeRead original article Taking his cue from Walter and Leonore Annenberg’s love of fine art, James Burnett looked to Vincent van Gogh’s A Wheatfield With Cypresses — a work ... read →
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  • July 01, 2011

    The Park at Lakeshore East Master Plan Wins 2011 Burnham Award for Planning Excellence

    Published: June 30, 2011Publication: PR News Wire - United Business MediaRead original article Publication: Metropolitan Planning CouncilRead original article Lakeshore East, the blossoming ‘village in the heart of the city’ rising... read →
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  • June 11, 2011

    Central Park at Playa Vista

    Published: June 11, 2011Publication: Arch LandTitle: Central Park at Playa VistaRead original article Location: Playa Vista, CA Architect: Maltzen Architecture Landscape Architect: Office of James Burnett The Central Park is designed by the of... read →
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  • April 13, 2011

    Reflecting on the Past - Sunnylands' New Visitor Center Mirrors The Feel Of The Original Estate

    Published: April 2011Publication: Palm Springs LifeAuthor: Morris NewmanRead original article The huge glass wall disappears as you gaze out at the formal gardens and, in the distance, the majestic San Jacinto Mountains. Nine acres of agave, ... read →
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  • March 29, 2011

    OJB Houston Attends Opening of Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University

    Published: March 25, 2011Publication: Rice News and MediaAuthor: Jade BoydRead original article More than 150 gathered Thursday to celebrate the official dedication of Brockman Hall for Physics, Rice's new state-of-the-art home for fundament... read →
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  • March 21, 2011

    OJB Wins Honor and Merit Award from 2011 Texas ASLA

    The Office of James Burnett is delighted to share that, the Texas ASLA 2011 Awards were recently juried by the Southern California ASLA chapter and OJB earned several awards. An Honor Award was given for City Centre Houston in the Design &ndash... read →
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  • March 20, 2011

    A Work Still in Progress - OJB and Woodall Rodgers Park Referenced in Chicago Tribune

    Published: March 20, 2011Publication: Chicago TribuneAuthor: Blair KaminRead original article DALLAS - If you went looking for Chicago’s arts district, you’d have trouble finding it. There is no clone of Manhattan’s Lincoln Cen... read →
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  • March 07, 2011

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Myriad Botanical Gardens

    The Office of James Burnett is excited to share progress photos from the site of the Myriad Botanical Gardens renovation project in Oklahoma City, OK. With the 2011 Festival of the Arts approximately 6 weeks away, the pace is picking up to ensu... read →
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  • February 24, 2011

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Woodall Rodgers Park

    Published: February 18, 2011Publication: dmagazine.comAuthor: Katie MinchewRead original articleKatie Minchew is looking ahead on construction at The Park.It’s official. The Park being built over the Woodall Rodgers Freeway is not goin... read →
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  • February 15, 2011

    2010 Dream Designs - UCLA Spieker Aquatic Center and Dirks Pool

    Published: August 2011Publication: Aquatics International Magazine Read original article LOS ANGELES, CA — Supporting UCLA’s NCAA Division 1 National Champion intercollegiate aquatic athletics, the $10.6 million Spieker Aquatic C... read →
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  • February 07, 2011

    The Merger of Landscape and Architecture is Creating Fertile New Approaches to Building

    Published: February 4, 2011Publication: The Architects NewspaperRead original article Playa Vista Park - In case you didn’t notice, the architecture world is embracing all things green with an enthusiasm not seen since the 1970s. But t... read →
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  • January 18, 2011

    Beijing CBD East Expansion Wins 2011 AIA Institute Honor Award For Regional and Urban Design

    Published: Janurary 12, 2011Publication: The American Institute of ArchitectsRead original article BEIJING, CHINA — the Central Business District (CBD), located in the heart of Beijing has emerged over the past decade as China's primary ... read →
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  • November 22, 2010

    Unique park materializing over Dallas freeway

    Publication: NewsOK WebsiteRead original article DALLAS — Every weekend on the Woodall Rodgers Freeway in downtown Dallas, drivers hit a detour as crane operators and construction crews seize control of the highway. "Anywhere from 80 ... read →
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  • November 19, 2010

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Discovery Tower

    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the construction at Discovery Tower in Houston, TX. Discovery Tower is located on a 1.2 acre city block adjacent to Discovery Green, a downtown park in Houston, Texas. The outdoor spaces incl... read →
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  • November 15, 2010

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Myriad Botanical Gardens

    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the second phase of construction at Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK. Opened in 1988, the 15-acre Myriad Botanical Gardens is an integral component in the downtown fabric of Okla... read →
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  • October 21, 2010

    Video: The Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University

    Concurrent with the receipt of a National ASLA Honor Award and the continuing success of the project, the Office of James Burnett has commissioned a short film about the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University. Designed in collab... read →
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  • October 14, 2010

    Brochstein Pavilion receives ASU Landscape Architecture Citation

    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce that the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University has received the Landscape Architecture Citation from the American School and University Magazine. “Amazing, tranquil space. The variety a... read →
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  • September 07, 2010

    OJB featured in "Becoming a Landscape Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design

    The Office of James Burnett's is featured in "Becoming a Landscape Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design" by Kelleann Forester, ASLA. Published in 2009, the book is a complete guide to the profession and includes over 35 interviews with desig... read →
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  • August 16, 2010

    Myriad Gardens renovations on track for 2011 completion

    Published: August 16, 2010Publication: NewsOK WebsiteRead original article In the shadow of the rising Devon tower's worksite lies another construction zone for a project that will provide a sharp contrast to the gleaming, steel and glass ... read →
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  • July 13, 2010

    New additions to the OJB team!

    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce new staff at both offices! Gitte Russo has joined the Solana Beach office as Office Manager. With a background in business consulting and direct experience in the design field, Gitte assumes r... read →
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  • July 13, 2010

    Ryan Harrison promoted to Senior Associate!

    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce a promotion in our Houston office! Ryan Harrison, ASLA was promoted to Senior Associate. A graduate of Louisiana State University, Ryan's talent for design and digital representation have stre... read →
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  • July 13, 2010

    Myriad Botanical Gardens phase 2 contract awarded!

    OJB is pleased to announce that Tulsa-based general contractor Flintco Inc. has been awarded the construction contract for City of Oklahoma City project MP-0412B, the Myriad Botanical Gardens Renovation - Site Improvement Plans! Estimated at $2... read →
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  • July 01, 2010

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Myriad Botanical Gardens!

    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the first phase of construction at Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK. Opened in 1988, the 15-acre Myriad Botanical Gardens is an integral component in the downtown fabric of O... read →
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  • June 19, 2010

    Jim Burnett speaks to Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

    Jim Burnett, FASLA, presented the upcoming changes to the Myriad Botanical Gardens to an audience of over 100 area business and civic leaders.... read →
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  • May 24, 2010

    Brochstein Pavilion wins ASLA National Honor Award

    We are happy to announce the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University was one of 11 recipients of the ASLA National Honor award in the General Design category. "It’s absolutely superb: beautiful, simple, and integrated. Riding the water... read →
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  • May 03, 2010

    OJB Solana Beach has moved

    The Office of James Burnett in Solana Beach has moved to a new location. Our new address is: 550 Lomas Santa Fe, Suite ASolana Beach, CA 92075 ... read →
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  • April 28, 2010

    Project 180 Starts in Myriad Gardens

    Published: April 29, 2010Publication: NewsOK WebsiteRead original article Project 180 Starts in Myriad Gardens OKLAHOMA CITY (April 29, 2010) — Allan Storjohann’s office is about to disappear. Things are being torn up all around... read →
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  • April 15, 2010

    Cathedral of Hope `tops off' Johnson-designed chapel

    Published: April 15, 2010Publication: The Dallas Morning News WebsiteRead original article Cathedral of Hope `tops off' Johnson-designed chapel DALLAS (Feb. 1, 2010) — The Interfaith Chapel, a joint project of The Cathedral of Hope ... read →
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  • March 25, 2010

    Latest Construction Photos from The Annenberg Center at Sunnylands

    New construction photos from March 11th site vist.... read →
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  • February 11, 2010

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: The Annenberg Center at Sunnylands

    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the Annenberg Center at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, California. The 15 acre Annenberg Center at Sunnylands is an extension of the 200-acre desert retreat of publisher, diplomat, and philanthr... read →
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  • February 09, 2010

    2010 Texas Chapter ASLA Awards

    The Office of James Burnett has won a 2010 Texas ASLA Chapter Honor Award for the ConocoPhilips Woodcreek Campus Expansion in Houston, Texas. OJB also received Merit Awards for the Enterprise Plaza at 1100 Louisiana and the Chevron Bellaire C... read →
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  • February 02, 2010

    Chase Donates $3 Million To The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation

    Published: February 1, 2010Publication: WRPF WebsiteRead original article The Chase Promenade Will Feature 50 Trees Along Pedestrian Walkway DALLAS (Feb. 1, 2010) — The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation announces a $3 million donation... read →
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  • January 26, 2010

    A Downtown Becomes Full of Life Again

    Published: January 26, 2010Publication: The New York Times via NYTimes.comAuthor: Kristina ShevoryRead original article Most companies have shelved expansion plans until the economy recovers — but not the Devon Energy Corporation, o... read →
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  • December 16, 2009

    OJB principals attend CityCenter opening

    Principals James Burnett, FASLA and Jereck Boss, ASLA were on hand to celebrate the star-studded opening of MGM Mirage’s CityCenter project in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 16th, 2009. The CityCenter project is a 16.7M GSF mixed use resor... read →
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  • October 26, 2009

    Beijing Central Business District featured on ArchDaily.com

    Published: October 26, 2009Publication: ArchDaily.comAuthor: David BalsutoRead original article The Chicago and Shanghai offices of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) won the international design competition to expand the Beijing Central ... read →
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  • October 23, 2009

    James Burnett, FASLA, speaks at 2009 Texas AIA Convention

    Firm founder James Burnett, FASLA was honored to speak at the 70th annual Texas Society of Architects Convention in Houston on October 23, 2009. Over 2,900 architects and design professionals gathered at the George R. Brown Convention Center to... read →
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  • October 22, 2009

    OJB celebrates 20 years!

    On the evening of October 22, the Office of James Burnett held an open house to celebrate the firms 20th anniversary. The staff of both offices was there to welcome Houston architects, artists, designers and old friends for an evening of cock... read →
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  • October 16, 2009

    Myriad Botanical Gardens design team selected

    In collaboration with the City of Oklahoma City, the Office of James Burnett has selected the design team to assist in the $38M renovation of the 15-acre Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Located in the heart of downtown Okla... read →
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  • September 21, 2009

    OJB presents at ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

    The Office of James Burnett was honored to be one of three firms selected to present an “Inside the Landscape Architect Studio” session at the 2009 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in Chicago, Illinois. Held at McCormick Place’s L... read →
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  • July 28, 2009

    Woodall Rodgers Park Began Construction mid-January

    Published: July 28, 2009Publication: Dallas Cultural Events ExaminerAuthor: Lori LeeRead original article Woodall Rodgers, now serving as a dividing line between Downtown and Uptown, will soon be home to a new five-acre park. Yes, you hea... read →
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  • July 06, 2009

    Renovations May Help Grow Crowds at Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma City

    Published: July 6, 2009Publication: NewsOK.com, powered by The OklahomanAuthor: Sean ElyRead original article The Oklahoma City Council recently hired an architect to come up with a conceptual design for $38 million of improvements to the ... read →
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  • April 28, 2009

    2009 Texas ASLA Chapter Merit Awards

    2009 TEXAS ALSA CHAPTER DESIGN AWARDSAnnounced: April 28, 2009Read original article The Office of James Burnett has won the 2009 Texas ASLA Chapter Merit Award for the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University and The Del Mar Beach House in Del M... read →
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  • March 17, 2009

    The Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University is featured on ArchDaily.com

    Published: March 17, 2009Publication: ArchDaily.comAuthor: Nico SaiehRead original article Conceived as a landmark destination for Rice University’s campus, the Raymond and Susan Brochstein Pavilion demonstrates the ability of landsc... read →
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  • February 13, 2009

    The Park at Lakeshore East is featured on ArchDaily.com

    Published: February 13, 2009Publication: ArchDaily.comAuthor: Nico SaiehRead original article Architects: The Office of James BurnettLocation: Chicago, Illinois, USAMaster Planning: Skidmore Owings and MerrillDesign Landscape Architect: Tha O... read →
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  • February 01, 2009

    Construction begins on Brochman Hall at Rice University

    Construction has begun for the Brochman Hall for Physics at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Designed by Kieran Timberlake Associates, this state-of-the-art 110,000 GSF facility will provide research laboratories, classrooms and offices for t... read →
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  • August 15, 2008

    Lakeshore East Park Provides Bucolic Setting in an Urban Jungle

    Published: August 15, 2008Publication: suburbanchicagonews.comRead original article CHICAGO, IL — Though it may be out-muscled by its across-the-street neighbor Millennium Park, the multifunctional park that is visual anchor of Lakeshor... read →
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    Klyde Warren Park has been featured on CBS News as Dallas prepares its bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics and the 2016 RNC. CBS describes Dallas as as ...

  • news_img-01 May 21, 2014

    Levy Park is a highly programmed 5.9 acre urban park centered within the residential development project in the Upper Kirby District of Houston, Texas...

  • news_img-01 May 20, 2014

    OJB has worked alongside architects Graphite Design Group to finish designs for the new Akard Place, a $200M mixed-use tower development which will fi...

  • news_img-01 April 30, 2014

    Dallas's Klyde Warren Park has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Urban Land Institute's Urban Open Space Award. The Urban Land Institute descri...

  • news_img-01 April 08, 2014

    Klyde Warren Park has been featured in a 6 page article in Texas Architect, 'Mind the Gap'. The article, writted by Gregory Ibanez, FAIA, describes de...

  • news_img-01 March 20, 2014

    The New York Times has featured Dallas' Klyde Warren Park in its article 'Foot is the New Traffic for Urban Cowboys'.  The article by David Muto,...

  • news_img-01 February 03, 2014

    Oklahoma City's Myriad Botanical Gardens have been featured on TexasArchitects.org in an article by Ben Koush. Titled Oklahoma's 21st Century Park: My...

  • news_img-01 January 31, 2014

    Sunnyland Center and Gardens In Rancho Mirage, California is scheduled to host a meeting between President Barack Obama and His Majesty King Abdullah ...

  • news_img-01 January 14, 2014

    The Office of James Burnett is happy to announce that OJB | Boston has settled into its new office in downtown. The Boston location opened and began p...

  • news_img-01 January 14, 2014

    Sunnyland Center and Gardens In Rancho Mirage, California is hosting a summit between President Barack Obama and His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jorda...

  • news_img-01 January 02, 2014

    In the first major milestone in the completion of Cincinnati's premier downtown healthcare facility renovation, The Christ Hospital has announced that...

  • news_img-01 December 13, 2013

    OJB's  Jim Burnett, FASLA, has been selected as jury chair for the 2014 ASLA professional awards. Made an ASLA fellow in 2005, Jim served on the ...

  • news_img-01 December 12, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park has been the focus of a new case study conducted and published within the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s award-winning&nb...

  • news_img-01 December 06, 2013

    OJB President Jim Burnett, FASLA, and Principal Jereck Boss, ASLA addressed the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in several Education Sessions over the we...

  • news_img-01 November 08, 2013

    RiverPoint is a 3 acre river front park, plaza, hotel and office tower located on a prominent axis of the Chicago river in downtown Chicago. The ...

  • news_img-01 October 21, 2013

      Ground was broken earlier this month on the BHP Billiton Tower in Houston's uptown.    OJB has designed the surrounding streetscap...

  • news_img-01 October 03, 2013

    Northwestern Mutual has announced its plans for the construction of its new World Headquarters in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. To be situated on the...

  • news_img-01 September 17, 2013

    The Summer issue of Houston Downtown Magazine has included a four page article on the renovation of GreenStreet, formerly Houston Pavilion,  for ...

  • news_img-01 September 11, 2013

    Green City Spaces; Urban Landscape Architecture, Edited by Chris van Uffelen has included two projects by the Office of James Burnett- Kylde Warren Pa...

  • news_img-01 September 03, 2013

    from Sunnylands.org: " Sunnylands Center & Gardens reopens to visitors on Thursday, September 5 at 9 a.m. It is open free from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. T...

  • news_img-01 August 27, 2013

    Progress continues steadily on Hall Wines as the Vineyard prepares for its grand re-opening this fall.  Sod was installed in front of the renovat...

  • news_img-01 August 13, 2013

    Architectural Record, the leading industry publication, releases an issue every several years devoted entirely to Landscape Architecture projects. A v...

  • news_img-01 August 09, 2013

    The American Institute of Architects Houston recently awarded Oklahoma City's Myriad Botanical Gardens at its 2013 Design Awards. Olivia Pulsinelli f...

  • news_img-01 July 22, 2013

    Sunnylands Center and Gardens have been chronicled in the California Edition of Modern Luxury. In the article 'Lasting Impression', author Maile Pinge...

  • news_img-01 July 19, 2013

    The new Atrium at the iconic Plaza of the Americas opened in Downtown Dallas, and has been covered in the Dallas Morning News and DMN blog.  The...

  • news_img-01 July 18, 2013

    Sunnylands is the focus of Aaron Seward's article in this month's Texas Architect. In this very well excecuted issue, which focuses on daylight and de...

  • news_img-01 July 17, 2013

    OJB has begun the schematic design phases on a new project alongside Pickard Chilton Architects in Downtown Houston. 609 Main at Texas is a 41 st...

  • news_img-01 July 15, 2013

    The Office of James Burnett is happy to share that Landscape World Magazine has published an extensive profile of the works of OJB. Landscape Wor...

  • news_img-01 July 14, 2013

    OJB is excited to share photos from the Hall Wines construction site in St. Helena, California. Already one of the Napa Valley’s leaders in ...

  • news_img-01 July 03, 2013

    OJB's Sunnylands Center and Gardens takes the cover slot for the 83rd issue of Topos Magazine, Europe's leading landscape architecture publication. Th...

  • news_img-01 June 24, 2013

    OJB is happy to share construction updates for its two projects based in Monterrey, Mexico. Project manager and Vice President Dillon Diers was on sit...

  • news_img-01 June 18, 2013

    OJB is happy to share some images of the progress on The La Jolla Commons, with the news that the La Jolla Commons is slated to be the Largest Net-Zer...

  • news_img-01 June 17, 2013

    Light Manufacturer BEGA has used project 180 as a case study for a selection of its fixtures used on the project. According to Jeff Speck, author of ...

  • news_img-01 June 14, 2013

    The Brochstein Pavilion at Rice Univeristy is featured in "Sublime Property- The Beauty of Brochstein Pavilion".  The Houston Chronicle's 'Prime ...

  • news_img-01 June 09, 2013

    The Sunnylands Estate Center and Gardens provided a handsome backdrop for th The US - China Summit this past weekend.   >> read more...

  • news_img-01 June 07, 2013

    The Center and Garden at Sunnylands is again front and center, this time as the featured cover story of the Los Angeles Times. President Obama is...

  • news_img-01 June 03, 2013

    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce that Oak Forest Neighborhood Library received the AIA/American Library Association National De...

  • news_img-01 June 01, 2013

    Session Title: Project 180: The Renaissance of Downtown Oklahoma City Jereck will discuss the major impact Project 180 has on downtown Oklahoma Cit...

  • news_img-01 May 20, 2013

    On June 7th and 8th, President Obama will meet with President of China Xi Jinping at the Sunnylands Center and Garden.   "For anyone who has e...

  • news_img-01 May 07, 2013

    Thanks to the folks at the Dallas Morning News for another great article on Klyde Warren Park, this time focusing on its role in the revitalization of...

  • news_img-01 April 23, 2013

    On Tuesday, OJB's Devon Energy World Headquarters was awarded Gold certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.   >...

  • news_img-01 April 22, 2013

    Sunnylands Center and Gardens was Ranked in the top ten greenest projects in Interior Design Magazine, taking spot # 3 for the outstanding plantings a...

  • news_img-01 April 05, 2013

      Midway Companies has announced Houston's Green Street Redevelopment to City Officials and the media. The Office of James Burnett worked with M...

  • news_img-01 April 01, 2013

    Jim Burnett, FASLA, has been selected as one of nine individuals to jury the 2013 ASLA Professional Awards. The American Society of Landscape Arc...

  • news_img-01 April 01, 2013

    Jim Burnett, FASLA, has been invited to speak at the AIA Committee On Design Spring Conference at the Sunnylands Center and Gardens on May 11th. Jim w...

  • news_img-01 March 22, 2013

    On March 20th Dallas's premier real estate publication D Magazine awarded Klyde Warren Park 'Best Community Impact' in their annual CEO's Commercial R...

  • news_img-01 March 19, 2013

    OJB is happy to announce that with its Project Klyde Warren Park, OJB has been selected as one of twenty firms tp participate in the 2013 Landscape Pe...

  • news_img-01 February 01, 2013

    Klyde Warren Park is again front and center in this issue of the Institute of Real Estate Management Magazine. Celia Barshop, The Woodall Rogers Park ...

  • news_img-01 January 11, 2013

    This article on Landscape Voice, a landscape architect's journal of projects visted across the country, includes a quick review and many pho...

  • news_img-01 January 07, 2013

    Dallas...often feels disconnected and disjointed, reflecting its car-centered culture. The recently opened Klyde Warren Park, however, attempts to m...

  • news_img-01 January 05, 2013

    Dallas, it seems, has a new communal backyard. Backyard and family room, actually, because you can play table tennis and read here, too. Helen Ande...

  • news_img-01 December 31, 2012

    In the LA Times' "LA at Home" column, Scarlett Cheng reports that "Interest has been so strong for the guided tour through the vast, 1960s-Modern home...

  • news_img-01 December 18, 2012

      If solving world problems (or any other nettlesome issues) is on your agenda, strolling through Burnett's brilliant design is a ter...

  • news_img-01 December 07, 2012

    On the evening of the 6th of December, OJB was distinguished by the San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects where thr...

  • news_img-01 December 06, 2012

    We're happy to announce that OJB's Klyde Warren Park is a "Featured Project" on Architizer. Since launching in 2009, Architizer has become the larg...

  • news_img-01 November 30, 2012

      As a firm, OJB always does our best to select a beautiful and responsible plant palette for our projects. We were very pleased to receive co...

  • news_img-01 November 27, 2012

    "The Park creates a front lawn for the city’s Arts District, the largest contiguous cultural district in the U.S. The increased foot traffic...

  • news_img-01 November 26, 2012

    On Monday, 26 November, OJB Solana Beach was honored to welcome Mr. Art Gensler for an office visit. He offered wisdom from his career at the helm of ...

  • news_img-01 November 19, 2012

    On his blog "Get Off My Lawn!", Jim Schutze—in his unique and interesting journalistic style—published some very kind words about his rece...

  • news_img-01 November 06, 2012

    "when it comes to urban parks, size isn’t the only thing that matters; it’s what you do with the space that’s important. And that&...

  • news_img-01 November 01, 2012

    Dallas Morning News' Real Estate Editor, Steve Brown, recently reported about one of our newer projects in Dallas: a renovation of the atrium space at...

  • news_img-01 October 30, 2012

    The Office of James Burnett went to Dallas last week for a long weekend of events in celebration of the opening Klyde Warren Park. Jim Burnett was o...

  • news_img-01 October 19, 2012

    The Texas Daily toured Klyde Warren Park and interviewed Jim Burnett as part of their visit. Klyde Warren Park will celebrate its Grand Opening t...

  • news_img-01 October 08, 2012

    OJB is very pleased to announce that our award-winning project, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, has receieived another distinction: the cover and a f...

  • news_img-01 October 01, 2012

    The Office of James Burnett Wins 2012 ASLA Award SAN DIEGO (October 1, 2012) – At its annual meeting in Phoenix today, the American ...

  • news_img-01 September 20, 2012

      “The Office of James Burnett has emerged as one of the most capable firms for organizing and re-thinking urban parks, striving t...

  • news_img-01 August 31, 2012

    In a feature story for ArchDaily.com, Jules Gianakos declares Asia Society Texas Center "one of the most important architectural additions to Housto...

  • news_img-01 August 28, 2012

    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce that Sunnylands Center & Gardens has been distinguished with a 2012 Professional Honor Award fr...

  • news_img-01 April 04, 2012

    In a piece for Neiman Marcus' blog NMdaily, art advisor Dorothy Goldeen celebrates the opening of Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Read her post:...

  • news_img-01 March 28, 2012

    In a piece for the Architect's Newspaper, Kenneth Caldwell visits Sunnylands Center & Gardens and concludes his insights by referring to the OJB-d...

  • news_img-01 February 09, 2012

    On Saturday, February 25, The Palm Springs Art Museum, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, and the Historic Preservation Program of The Univ...

  • news_img-01 December 21, 2011

    Tower cranes and elevator hoists that have scaled the outside of the 50-story Devon Energy Center since construction began more than two years ago are...

  • news_img-01 December 07, 2011

    Workers with McCarthy Construction and ValleyCrest placed the first 25 of 322 trees yesterday at The Park over the Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, ...

  • news_img-01 November 07, 2011

    The Landscape Design for Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University featured on Arch Daily...

  • news_img-01 October 18, 2011

    OJB staff were pleased to attend OKC's Festival On The Green, an event celebrating the grand re-opening of Myriad Botanical Gardens. Organized by Devo...

  • news_img-01 October 18, 2011

    Myriad Gardens always was on the list of downtown tourism destinations, and the garden's Crystal Bridge certainly appeared in many...

  • news_img-01 October 14, 2011

      A lot of activities are planned for the entire family at the "Festival On the Greens". This will be the public's first chance to see all...

  • news_img-01 October 11, 2011

    Visitors to Myriad Gardens during the past few months have only had a glimpse of the full makeover, but this weekend marks the official grand opening ...

  • news_img-01 October 10, 2011

    James Burnett will be the guest speaker at the New York Botanical Garden’s “Landscape Design Portfolios 2011” on Monday, November ...

  • news_img-01 October 05, 2011

    OJB staff will travel to Oklahoma City, OK to for Festival on the Green, the grand opening celebration of the newly renovated Myriad Botanical Gar...

  • news_img-01 September 19, 2011

    OJB staff attended the grand opening of the UC San Diego’s new $70M Medical Education Center on Friday, September 16. Designed in collaborat...

  • news_img-01 July 18, 2011

    Published: May / June 2011Publication: Planning, the magazine of the American Planning AssociationAuthor: Jeff Speck, AiCPTitle: A 180 Degree Turnarou...

  • news_img-01 July 18, 2011

    The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, and to teaching the moral a...

  • news_img-01 July 06, 2011

    Published: July 2011Publication: Palm Springs LifeRead original article Taking his cue from Walter and Leonore Annenberg’s love of fine a...

  • news_img-01 July 01, 2011

    Published: June 30, 2011Publication: PR News Wire - United Business MediaRead original article Publication: Metropolitan Planning CouncilRead orig...

  • news_img-01 June 11, 2011

    Published: June 11, 2011Publication: Arch LandTitle: Central Park at Playa VistaRead original article Location: Playa Vista, CA Architect: Maltze...

  • news_img-01 April 13, 2011

    Published: April 2011Publication: Palm Springs LifeAuthor: Morris NewmanRead original article The huge glass wall disappears as you gaze out at th...

  • news_img-01 March 29, 2011

    Published: March 25, 2011Publication: Rice News and MediaAuthor: Jade BoydRead original article More than 150 gathered Thursday to celebrate the ...

  • news_img-01 March 21, 2011

    The Office of James Burnett is delighted to share that, the Texas ASLA 2011 Awards were recently juried by the Southern California ASLA chapter an...

  • news_img-01 March 20, 2011

    Published: March 20, 2011Publication: Chicago TribuneAuthor: Blair KaminRead original article DALLAS - If you went looking for Chicago’s arts...

  • news_img-01 March 07, 2011

    The Office of James Burnett is excited to share progress photos from the site of the Myriad Botanical Gardens renovation project in Oklahoma City,...

  • news_img-01 February 24, 2011

    Published: February 18, 2011Publication: dmagazine.comAuthor: Katie MinchewRead original articleKatie Minchew is looking ahead on construction at...

  • news_img-01 February 15, 2011

    Published: August 2011Publication: Aquatics International Magazine Read original article LOS ANGELES, CA — Supporting UCLA’s NCAA Div...

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    Published: February 4, 2011Publication: The Architects NewspaperRead original article Playa Vista Park - In case you didn’t notice, the arc...

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    Published: Janurary 12, 2011Publication: The American Institute of ArchitectsRead original article BEIJING, CHINA — the Central Business Di...

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    Publication: NewsOK WebsiteRead original article DALLAS — Every weekend on the Woodall Rodgers Freeway in downtown Dallas, drivers hit a ...

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    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the construction at Discovery Tower in Houston, TX. Discovery Tower is located on a 1.2 acre ci...

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    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the second phase of construction at Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK. Opened in ...

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    Concurrent with the receipt of a National ASLA Honor Award and the continuing success of the project, the Office of James Burnett has ...

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    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce that the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University has received the Landscape Architecture Citat...

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    The Office of James Burnett's is featured in "Becoming a Landscape Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design" by Kelleann Forester, ASLA. Published ...

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    Published: August 16, 2010Publication: NewsOK WebsiteRead original article In the shadow of the rising Devon tower's worksite lies another co...

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    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce new staff at both offices! Gitte Russo has joined the Solana Beach office as Office Manager. W...

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    The Office of James Burnett is pleased to announce a promotion in our Houston office! Ryan Harrison, ASLA was promoted to Senior Associate. A gradu...

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    OJB is pleased to announce that Tulsa-based general contractor Flintco Inc. has been awarded the construction contract for City of Oklahoma City p...

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    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the first phase of construction at Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK. Opened ...

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    Jim Burnett, FASLA, presented the upcoming changes to the Myriad Botanical Gardens to an audience of over 100 area business and civic leaders....

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    We are happy to announce the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University was one of 11 recipients of the ASLA National Honor award in the General Des...

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    The Office of James Burnett in Solana Beach has moved to a new location. Our new address is: 550 Lomas Santa Fe, Suite ASolana Beach, CA 92075 ...

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    Published: April 29, 2010Publication: NewsOK WebsiteRead original article Project 180 Starts in Myriad Gardens OKLAHOMA CITY (April 29, 2010) &...

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    Published: April 15, 2010Publication: The Dallas Morning News WebsiteRead original article Cathedral of Hope `tops off' Johnson-designed chap...

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    New construction photos from March 11th site vist....

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    OJB is excited to share construction photographs from the Annenberg Center at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, California. The 15 acre Annenberg Center ...

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    The Office of James Burnett has won a 2010 Texas ASLA Chapter Honor Award for the ConocoPhilips Woodcreek Campus Expansion in Houston, Texas. OJ...

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    Published: February 1, 2010Publication: WRPF WebsiteRead original article The Chase Promenade Will Feature 50 Trees Along Pedestrian Walkway ...

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    Published: January 26, 2010Publication: The New York Times via NYTimes.comAuthor: Kristina ShevoryRead original article Most companies have ...

  • news_img-01 December 16, 2009

    Principals James Burnett, FASLA and Jereck Boss, ASLA were on hand to celebrate the star-studded opening of MGM Mirage’s CityCenter project ...

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    Published: October 26, 2009Publication: ArchDaily.comAuthor: David BalsutoRead original article The Chicago and Shanghai offices of Skidmore, ...

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    Firm founder James Burnett, FASLA was honored to speak at the 70th annual Texas Society of Architects Convention in Houston on October 23, 2009. O...

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    On the evening of October 22, the Office of James Burnett held an open house to celebrate the firms 20th anniversary. The staff of both offices ...

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    In collaboration with the City of Oklahoma City, the Office of James Burnett has selected the design team to assist in the $38M renovation of the ...

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    The Office of James Burnett was honored to be one of three firms selected to present an “Inside the Landscape Architect Studio” session ...

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    Published: July 28, 2009Publication: Dallas Cultural Events ExaminerAuthor: Lori LeeRead original article Woodall Rodgers, now serving as a d...

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    Published: July 6, 2009Publication: NewsOK.com, powered by The OklahomanAuthor: Sean ElyRead original article The Oklahoma City Council recen...

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    2009 TEXAS ALSA CHAPTER DESIGN AWARDSAnnounced: April 28, 2009Read original article The Office of James Burnett has won the 2009 Texas ASLA Chapter...

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    Published: March 17, 2009Publication: ArchDaily.comAuthor: Nico SaiehRead original article Conceived as a landmark destination for Rice Univers...

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    Published: February 13, 2009Publication: ArchDaily.comAuthor: Nico SaiehRead original article Architects: The Office of James BurnettLocation:...

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    Construction has begun for the Brochman Hall for Physics at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Designed by Kieran Timberlake Associates, this stat...

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    Published: August 15, 2008Publication: suburbanchicagonews.comRead original article CHICAGO, IL — Though it may be out-muscled by its across...

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