René Bihan

Four Landscape Projects That Celebrate Their Local Character

Landscapes offer enormous potential for unique environments that attract attention early and grow more beloved over time.

What makes a place memorable? How does it connect to its community? Why do people visit—and what makes them come back? We instinctively seek authenticity of locale. Landscape provides a logical instrument for creating authentic regional expressions of place.  While buildings are often standardized—whether for economy of scale, construction typology, or program—landscapes are adaptable. They offer enormous potential for unique…