Giving the Gift of Gardens

Giving the Gift of Gardens Through Membership Programs

Giving the gift of membership to garden-related non-profit organizations is a thoughtful way to provide friends and family both beauty and impact during the winter holidays.

Eric Groft to Lecture at Easton, MD’s Academy Art Museum

Eric Groft to Present at Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland

OvS Principal Eric Groft will speak at the Academy Art Museum (AAM) in Easton, Maryland on Thursday, December 15 at 6 p.m.

ASLA’s Best Books of 2016

ASLA’s Best Books 2016

The American Society of Landscape Architects just released its list of Best Books of 2016 on its blog The Dirt

AIA Award for Intelligence Community Campus

AIA Award for Intelligence Community Campus

The American Society of Architects of the Potomac Valley awarded OvS an Excellence in Design Award for its contribution to the Army Corps of Engineers’ redevelopment of the Intelligence Community Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

OvS Garden Featured on Garden Conservancy Tour

OvS Garden Featured on Garden Conservancy Open Days Self-Guided Tours

An OvS garden in Washington, DC’s Georgetown neighborhood will be included in The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program.

“Capability” Brown’s British Gardens

Eric Joins American Museum in Britain Staff and Guests on English Excursion in Commemoration of the 300th Birthday of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

Eric Groft is taking some time away from the OvS studio to attend an excursion through the English countryside that coincides with the 300th birthday of Lancelot “Capability” Brown, Great Britain’s most famous and influential landscape architect.

OvS’ Instagram One of Industry’s 15 Best

OvS Instagram Account Included in List of Industry’s 15 Best

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently named OvS’ Instagram account to a list of the 15 best Instagram accounts for landscape architects. The ALSA blog The Dirt writes “Oehme, van Sweden is one of the few landscape architecture firms to curate a compelling Instagram account. Vivid photos of plantings, works in progress, life around the office, and a fairly regular output of new content, make this feed stand out.”

NPR Interviews Eric Groft About Former UVa Professor Ben Howland

Eric Groft on UVA Professor Ben Howland

OvS principal Eric Groft was recently interviewed by NPR affiliate WVTF IQ Radio in Charlottesville, Virginia.  The piece chronicled the career of Ben Howland, a former professor of Eric’s at the University of Virginia School of Architecture.

Lessons Learned on Planting Day

Lessons Learned on Planting Day

OvS Design Team member You Li recently spent two days planting the Friendship Garden at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC.

OvS Principal Eric Groft Joins Clients at Land Preservation and Museum Events in Amagansett

OvS Principal Eric Groft Joins Clients at Preservation and Museum Events in Amagansett

OvS Principal Eric Groft and clients Barbara Slifka and Susan Guillia joined Long Island conservation-minded benefactors at Through Farms and Fields, an event hosted by the Peconic Land Trust (PLC) at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, NY. Eric enjoyed a dinner sourced from local farms with John Halsey, PLC President and Founder, and his mother Emily Halsey.