Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Don't miss Mario Nievera Wednesday Night at 7pm!

Tickets are still available. Contact the Atlanta History Center at 404-814-4150 or click here:

Forever Green: A Landscape Architect's Innovative Gardens Offer Environments to Love and Delight

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 7:00 PM

Lecture followed by book signing and reception INDIVIDUAL TICKETS: $25.00

Join renowned landscape architect Mario Nievera who will lead us on an illustrated tour of his landscapes throughout the United States as featured in his first book, Forever Green: A Landscape Architect’s Innovative Gardens Offer Environments to Love and Delight. Nievera will showcase his extensive range of designs for civic spaces, parks, and residential estates, such as a garden terrace overlooking New York's Central Park to a public garden attached to The Flagler Museum in Palm Beach. His design work provides an extraordinary opportunity for ideas on how to create your own fabulous landscapes. Mario Nievera has a keen eye and talent to combine hardscape materials and lush plantings creating unique landscape compositions, which are admired and published in design magazines and newspapers throughout the world.

Mario Nievera, ASLA, is principal and partner of Nievera Williams Design, one of the top landscape architectural firms in the United States with offices in Palm Beach and New York. Nievera and his partner, Keith Williams, plan and develop diverse projects for residential estates, community parks, and corporate and institutional properties, both nationally and abroad. Nievera received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Purdue University in 1987. He frequently lectures about his firm's work throughout the United States. He is actively involved with the American Society of Landscape Architects and donates his firm's design and consulting services for many nonprofit organizations, as well as serving as a member of the board of directors of several nonprofit organizations. Nievera's work has been featured in many national and international design publications, including Architectural Digest, W, Southern Accents, The New York Times, Town & Country, House Beautiful, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, and Garden Design. His firm has earned numerous awards and recognitions for their superlative and sensitive design work.