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.

Grand Opening of Monroe Street Market and Arts Walk

Grand Opening of Monroe Street Market and Arts Walk

OvS Principal Sheila Brady and Senior Associate Marisa Scalera recently attended the Grand Opening Celebration of The Monroe Street Market, a new development project on which OvS served as landscape architect.

UVA Alumni Reception

UVA Alumni Reception

On Wednesday, September 17, OvS hosted a UVa alumni event to honor the nomination of the School of Architecture’s new dean, Elizabeth Meyer. In attendance were School of Architecture professors Nancy Takahashi and Earl Mark, along with Associate Dean for Development Scott Karr.

Eric Groft Lectures at Metro Hort Group’s September Meeting

Eric Groft Lectures at Metro Hort Group’s September Meeting

Eric Groft encouraged gardeners at Metro Hort Group to pick up their paint brushes and get inspired by art in his lecture The Artful Garden: Creative Inspiration for Landscape Design at the Arsenal in Central Park. Dagni Senzel, who serves on the Board of Metro Hort, complimented Eric on the talk’s ‘fresh approach” of looking at design through the lens of artist’s quotations.

The Garden Conservancy: New Plants/New Gardens

The Garden Conservancy: New Plants/New Gardens

OvS Principal Sheila Brady recently attended The Garden Conservancy’s New Plants/New Gardens symposium at the Hollister House Garden in Southbury, CT.

A New Addition to OvS

A New Addition to OvS

OvS is delighted to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Justin Maglione, our Marketing & Communications Coordinator, and his lovely wife Beth, on the arrival of their first child. Max Franklin Maglione was born on September 5, 2014.

Guild Hall Garden As Art

Guild Hall Garden As Art

On Friday and Saturday, August 22nd and 23rd, OvS Principal Eric Groft attended the events associated with Guild Hall’s Garden As Art: The Green Landscape, presenting the Eco-Friendly Gardens in and around East Hampton.

The Capitol Conference Center at American Psychological Association

The Capitol Conference Center at American Psychological Association

Recently, OvS design staff joined Principal Lisa Delplace and Designer Stacilyn Feldman at the newly completed Capitol View Conference Center at the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC.

Peconic Land Trust: Through Farms and Fields

Peconic Land Trust: Through Farms and Fields

On Sunday August 3, 2014, patrons of the Peconic Land Trust gathered at Ward’s Point on Shelter Island for Through Farms and Fields, an annual country supper.