How one designer is making a difference

COGdesign’s mission is to provide excellent landscape design to underserved communities. Barbara Connolly’s work for COGdesign has been an outstanding model of service and design excellence Barbara Connolly applied to COGdesign to design New Bedford’s Abolition Plaza, a site on a vacant … Continued

The Greenway’s Vibrant Plantings

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Darrah Cole’s 11/2 talk for COGdesign on the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s recent plantings was full of vibrant colors and forms from design collaborations with Lynden Miller and Pat Cullina. Darrah has kindly provided COGdesign with her plant list for the North … Continued

COGdesign Calls for New Projects

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The Community Outreach Group for Landscape Design (COGdesign) is seeking community groups from underserved areas of Boston and eastern Massachusetts to receive pro-bono landscape design and landscape architecture services. Applications for spring 2017 projects are due on Friday, September 16. … Continued

Symphony Park’s New Sculpture Sparkles!

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COGdesign’s Symphony Park Boston project reopened in June 2015 after a six-year journey from community meetings to design to reviews to ribbon-cutting. Now, the long-awaited site-specific sculpture by Jacob Kulin has been installed, completing the park’s design by COGdesign volunteer Jon Pate ASLA. … Continued

Bussey Brook Tour with Teri Rueb

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  On May 14, sound artist Teri Rueb (pronounced “Reeb”) led COGdesign supporters on an audio tour of the Arnold Arboretum’s Bussey Brook Meadow. Guests experienced Teri’s Other Order, a GPS-enabled smartphone app that plays narration, music, and sounds at specific … Continued