Designer behind Austin’s Marcus Sculpture Park receives highest honor

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Landscape architect Douglas Reed of Reed Hilderbrand has been awarded the American Society of Landscape Architects' design medal, one of the highest honors that can be given to a landscape architect, according to an ASLA press release. Among Douglas’ design accomplishments is the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at The Contemporary Austin’s downtown location at 3809 W. 35th St., Austin. The park received the 2017 Excellence Award in Analysis and Planning from the Boston Society of Landscape Architects, according to Reed Hilderbrand. The outdoor installation blends contemporary art with the natural beauty of Lake Austin, according to the exhibition.
By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


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