OvS Honors All Veterans This Veteran’s Day 2012

Today is Veterans Day and Oehme, van Sweden would like to honor all veterans and their families and remember their sacrifice for their country.

OvS at MANTS 2013

The Baltimore Convention Center hosted the 43rd Annual Mid Atlantic Nursery Trade Show or MANTS on January 9th, 10th and 11th.

UVA Bookstore Awarded LEED Silver Certification

Oehme, van Sweden is pleased to announce that the UVA Bookstore expansion has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.

Winter Hill Opens Its Doors

Winter Hill, a historic mansion in Phillipstown, NY was recently converted into space for three nonprofits: the Garden Conservancy, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and the Hudson Highlands Land Trust.

Wave Hill Gardener’s Party

Recently, Oehme, van Sweden Principal Sheila Brady attended the Wave Hill Gardener’s Party, an annual event that benefits the Horticulture Program at Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx.

Eric Groft Visits Bath, England

During the last week of August through Labor Day, Eric D. Groft, Principal at Oehme, van Sweden, traveled to Bath and London, England.

Wolfgang Oehme: A Remembrance

On Saturday, October 6, a group of twenty people gathered at the home of Simon and Rosita Trinca in Greenwich, CT, to remember Oehme, van Sweden founding partner Wolfgang Oehme.

Landscape Design for the Avenue Suites at Georgetown

During the last week of August through Labor Day, Eric D. Groft, Principal at Oehme, van Sweden, traveled to Bath and London, England.

University of Virginia School of Architecture Holds Dean’s Forum

On Saturday September 22, 2012. Oehme, van Sweden Principal Eric Groft (MLA ’84)attended the 24th Annual Deans Forum for the Dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia.

Oehme, van Sweden at the 2012 ASLA Conference

On September 26th through October 1, Oehme, van Sweden Principal Eric Groft attended the Annual ASLA Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center.

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Board Meeting & Excursion

On Wednesday and Thursday, September 24th and 25th, Oehme, van Sweden Principal Eric Groft attended the The Cultrual Landscape Foundation’s Fall Board Meeting at the Phoenix Art Museum in Arizona.

Just Planted: The Summit Landscape

Planted just a few weeks ago, The Summit’s landscape was alive today, humming with bees and butterflies, and softly glowing in the mid-day sun.

New York Botanical Garden Wet Meadow Planting

Under last week’s clear skies and cool fall-like temperatures, Oeme, van Sweden principal Sheila Brady and Senior Associate Marisa Scalera assisted the New York Botanical Garden’s horticulture staff in laying out 5,000 perennials and grasses in the Wet Meadow at NYBG’s new Native Plant Garden.

OvS Returns to the Chicago Botanic Garden

One of Oehme, van Sweden’s esteemed, long time clients, Chicago Botanic Garden, welcomed OvS back to design and oversee construction of The Kleinman Family Cove at Chicago Botanic Garden.

Plants We Love: Prunus maritima (Beach Plum)

On Saturday September 22, 2012. Oehme, van Sweden Principal Eric Groft (MLA ’84)attended the 24th Annual Deans Forum for the Dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia.

Oyster House Receives AIA Residential Design Award

Oyster House, a residence on the Northern Neck of Virginia, was recently awarded a Residential Design Award by AIA-DC and Washingtonian Magazine.

East Hampton Garden Designed by OvS Featured in Parrish Art Museum Tour

Landscape Pleasures, the annual horticultural event of the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, New York took place on Saturday, June 9 at the Museum.

Oehme, van Sweden Receives Historic Preservation Award

Oehme, van Sweden & Associates, Inc. (OvS) was presented with the Historic Preservation Review Board Chairman’s Award for landscape design work at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, DC at the 9th Annual Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation.

OvS at the New York City Ballet Spring Gala

On Thursday May 10th, 2012, Oehme van Sweden Principal Eric D. Groft accompanied Barbara Slifka to the New York City Ballet Spring Gala at Lincoln Center.

Design Charette at The Pennsylvania State University

On April 12, Eric Groft and Stacilyn Feldman joined Graham Gund, Laura Cabo and Eric Svahn of Gund Partnership for a design charette at The Pennsylvania State University.

Plants We Love: Sanguinaria Canadensis (Bloodroot)

A walk through an eastern woodland in early spring is a treasure hunt for me. Only in this short window of time, before deciduous trees leaf out and while the sun still reaches the forest floor, does one have the opportunity to discover the fleeting blooms of our native spring ephemerals.