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Spring Is Here!

Spring Is Here!

After a seemingly never-ending winter (it’s even snowing today), the first day of spring has finally arrived, bringing with it more than just sunshine and the hope of moderate temperatures, but the promise of a healthy, colorful, beautiful garden.

OvS: A Gallery in the Workplace

OvS: A Gallery in the Workplace

A few weeks ago, OvS bid goodbye to a beloved companion that has lit up our main studio for over twenty years…Robert Rauschenberg’s Sling Shots Lit #6.

New Eastern Market Metro Park Design Receives Award from AIA DC

New Eastern Market Metro Park Design Receives Award from AIA DC

The Washington, D.C. chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) presented the 2014 Award of Excellence in Urban Design/Master Planning to the Eastern Market Metro Park – recognizing the park’s potential design as one of the most notable works across the D.C. region.

Oehme, van Sweden’s Native Plant Garden Wins 2014 Honor Award for Landscape Architectural Design

Oehme, van Sweden’s Native Plant Garden Wins 2014 Honor Award for Landscape Architectural Design

The New York Botanical Garden’s Native Plant Garden was awarded the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects 2014 Honor Award in Landscape Architectural Design.

The Three “L’s” Presented at NYBG: Le Notre, Le Vau, Le Bron

The Three “L’s” Presented at NYBG: Le Notre, Le Vau, Le Bron

Alexandre de Vogue, Co-proprietor and fifth generation owner of Vaux le Vicomte, presented an intimate talk on the famous chateau outside Paris as part of the Series at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx on February 19, 2015. This year, the Lecture Series focuses on Le Jardin Francais or, The French Garden.

Chalon Residence Wins the 2014 AIA Merit Award in Residential Architecture

Chalon Residence Wins the 2014 AIA Merit Award in Residential Architecture

The Maryland Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) awarded a 2014 Merit Award in Residential Architecture to the Chalon Residence in Bethesda, Maryland.

Oehme, van Sweden Wins ASLA’s Landscape Architecture Firm Award

Oehme, van Sweden Wins ASLA’s Landscape Architecture Firm Award

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) named Oehme, van Sweden recipient of the 2014 Landscape Architecture Firm Award, the highest honor bestowed on a firm.

MANTS 2015

MANTS 2015

January can be a grey time in many gardens but the colorful and textural displays at MANTS, The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show held last week in Baltimore, helped inspire us for the upcoming planting season.

2014 UVA Dean’s Forum

2014 UVA Dean’s Forum

OvS Principal Eric Groft recently attended the annual University of Virginia School Of Architecture Deans Forum Dinner.

A Visit to Halcyon

A Visit to Halcyon

On Sunday October 5, 2015, supporters of the Phillips Collection visited a collection of gardens and estates on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Included on this tour was Halcyon, located on the Tred Avon River near Royal Oak, Maryland. Halcyon is the country home of long-time OvS clients Arturo and Hilda Brillembourg.