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EDAW

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1973 - 2005

Biography

"In 1973 the firm Eckbo, Dean, Austin and Williams adopted the EDAW moniker. An early pioneer in Modernist landscape design and regional-scale environmental planning, the firm ultimately traces its roots to the partnership formed in 1939 between Garrett Eckbo and his brother-in-law, Edward Williams, in San Francisco. Francis Dean and Don Austin joined the partnership in 1953 and 1964, respectively. EDAW steadily expanded, adding offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Denver, Colorado; and Alexandria, Virginia, among others. With international offices first opened in Sydney, Australia, in 1989, followed by London, England, in 1992, the firm eventually grew to be one of the largest landscape architecture and planning firms in the world, with 25 offices worldwide.

Notable projects include Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta (1996), the park system in Disney’s Celebration New Town in Florida (1996), and the Monumental Core Master Plan in Washington, D.C., for the National Capitol Planning Commission (1993). Among its environmental planning work, EDAW developed the case to protect the Florida Everglades ecosystem in 1991 for the U.S. Department of Justice. The firm also developed a comprehensive plan for downtown Manchester, United Kingdom, after an IRA bomb destroyed 100,000 square meters of retail and office space there. EDAW was acquired by AECOM Technology Corporation in 2005."

EDAW was responsible for multiple projects at Denver Botanic Gardens.

Citation:
The Cultural Landscape Foundation - Pioneer Information EDAW

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Denver Botanic Gardens Master Plan, 1977

 Item — Box HFLA 001.001, Object: 0002
Abstract

Denver Botanic Gardens York Street Master Plan. By EDAW Revised 1977. Provenance - Rick Daley 1996

Dates: 1977

Denver Botanic Gardens Master Plan

 Item — Box HFLA 001.012, Object: 0019
Abstract

Plans by Eckbo, Dean, Austin, and Williams (EDAW)

Dates: 1950-Present

Fragrance Garden Preliminary plans, 1990

 Item — Box HFLA 001.118, Object: 0226
Abstract

Fragrance Garden preliminary plans. Created by EDAW, Inc.

Dates: 1990

Fragrance Gardens preliminary planting plan, 1990

 Item — Box HFLA 001.003, Object: 0004
Abstract

Fragrance Garden Preliminary planting plan

Dates: Other: 1990

Hildreth Garden concept plan, 1991

 Item — Box HFLA 001.118, Object: 0228

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center, 1983

 Item — Box HFLA 001.002, Object: 0003
Abstract

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center plans. Landscape plans for 6 gardens. Provenance - Rick Daley 1996

Dates: 1983

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center

 Item — Box HFLA 001.014, Object: 0021
Abstract

Plans by Eckbo, Dean, Austin, and Williams (EDAW)

Dates: 1950-Present

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center

 Item — Box HFLA 001.015, Object: 0023
Abstract

Plans by the following groups: Abo-Gude &Associates; Brooks Bond Solar Design Group; EDAW - Landscape Architects; Borman/Smith & Partners - structural engineers; The Engineering Partnership - mechanical and electrical.

Dates: 1950-Present

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center

 Item — Box HFLA 001.013, Object: 0020
Abstract

Plans by Eckbo, Dean, Austin, and Williams (EDAW)

Dates: 1950-Present

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center, 1982

 Item — Box HFLA 001.017, Object: 0027
Abstract

Preliminary irrigation concept plan. Plan created by EDAW.

Dates: 1982

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center

 Item — Box HFLA 001.017, Object: 0028
Abstract

Irrigation and sleeving as built. Plans created by EDAW.

Dates: 1950-Present

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center, 1982

 Item — Box HFLA 001.018, Object: 0029
Abstract

Preliminary irrigation master plan. Plans created by EDAW.

Dates: 1982

Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center

 Item — Box HFLA 001.018, Object: 0029A
Abstract

Copies of #28 irrigation and sleeving plans. Original plans created by EDAW.

Dates: 1950-Present

Morrison Horticultural Therapy and Community Gardens

 Item — Box HFLA 001.017, Object: 0027A
Abstract

Planting design. Plans created by EDAW,

Dates: 1950-Present

Romantic Gardens front and top view, 1991

 Item — Box HFLA 001.003, Object: 0004A
Abstract

Romantic gardens, front view top view.

Dates: Other: 1991