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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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.

Yard Art, Washington Style

The June 26, 2014 edition of the Washington Post Magazine features a piece about outdoor art in Washington, DC-area gardens.

The Rededication of the German-American Friendship Garden

On Friday, April 11th, Oehme, van Sweden & Associates, Inc. was honored to participate in the Rededication Ceremony for the German-American Friendship Garden on the National Mall. Lisa Delplace and Stacilyn Feldman joined German Ambassador Peter Ammon, as well as Robert Vogel, the Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, and dozens of guests at the Garden for a ceremony and celebration.

Elizabeth Street Gallery in New York, NY

OvS Principal Eric Groft and Associate Robert Johnson recently stopped by Elizabeth Street Gallery in Manhattan’s NoLIta neighborhood to browse their shop and yard, which is full of garden antiques and architectural fragments.

Institute for Classical Architecture and Art: From Conception to Reality with John B. Murray

OvS teamed with the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art to host a winter social featuring celebrated New York architect John B. Murray at OvS’ Capitol Hill studio on Friday, February 28th.

Chinese New Year at Americana Manhasset

Along the snowy Miracle Mile of Long Island, the stores at Americana Manhasset were busy celebrating the Year of the Horse.

OvS Visits the Mid-Atlantic Nursery & Trade Show

As the temperatures plummeted this week throughout North American, nurserymen, landscape designers and landscape architects gathered in Baltimore for the annual Mid-Atlantic Nursery & Trade Show (MANTS) at the Convention Center.