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.

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.

Water in the Landscape

Water in the Landscape

Public Gardens

Public Gardens: An Under-Heralded Treasure

OvS has developed landscapes for public gardens throughout the country and recently has been engaged in one such transformation close to home. 

OvS’ Amagansett Garden Featured in Garden Design

OvS’ Amagansett Garden Featured in Garden Design

The Summer issue of Garden Design magazine includes a 14-page feature that details how OvS reinvented the 2-acre residential property located on a former nursery in Amagansett, NY into a summer retreat for an active family.

Memorial Service for Ambassador F. Haydn Williams

Memorial Service for Ambassador F. Haydn Williams

OvS Principal Sheila Brady recently attended the memorial service for Ambassador F. Haydn Williams at the National World War II Memorial. Williams, the founder and chairman emeritus of the Friends of the National World War II Memorial, worked closely with Sheila on the firm’s landscape architectural design at the Memorial.

The New American Garden Exhibition Travels to Pittsburgh

The New American Garden: The Landscape Architecture of Oehme, van Sweden Now on Display in Pittsburgh

The New American Garden: The Landscape of Oehme, van Sweden, the exhibition curated by The Cultural Landscape Foundation, is on display at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (PCT) now through August 26, 2016. The exhibition is sponsored by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC).

OvS by Bike: A Tour of Sites in the Nation’s Capital

OvS by Bike: A Tour of Sites in the Nation’s Capital

Principals Eric Groft and Sheila Brady led landscape professionals, garden aficionados, colleagues and friends on a bike tour of OvS designs in the federal district of Washington, DC on Saturday, April 30.

Old Friends and New Plants at NYBG Preview Party and Plant Sale

Old Friends and New Plants at the NYBG Antique Garden Furniture Fair

OvS Principals Sheila Brady and Eric Groft, together with OvS designer Lili Herrera, attended the Preview Party and Collectors’ Plant Sale for the New York Botanical Garden’s (NYBG) 25th Annual Antique Garden Furniture Fair last weekend.

The New American Garden at the National Building Museum – Closing This Weekend