Crown Prince of Japan Visits Garden Designed by ZEN
The Peace Bell Garden, United Nations, New York, NY
Crown Prince of Japan, Naruhito, recently visited the Peace Bell Garden at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY which was designed by ZEN Associates. ZEN Associates’ Principal, Shin Abe, was honored with the opportunity to explain the concept and history of the garden to the Crown Prince of Japan.
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New England Design Hall of Fame Induction Gala
The New England Design Hall of Fame Induction Gala was held on November 12th at the State Room in downtown Boston. It was a special night to celebrate the highest caliber of work and those who have made a lasting impact on the design field in our region. One of ZEN Associates’ Principals, Peter White, is honored to be included among the other inductees.
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New England Design Hall of Fame
Inductee, Peter White
We are proud to announce that the New England Design Hall of Fame for Landscape Architecture and Landscape Design has inducted one of ZEN Associates’ Principals, Peter White as one of its members.
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The Labyrinth, Simmons College
ZEN Associates has just completed construction of The Labyrinth at Simmons College which was designed by Deneen Crosby of Crosby | Schlessinger | Smallridge.
The MFA’s Tenshin-en Garden Reopens After 18 Months
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ZEN Associates is excited for the reopening of Tenshin-en, the Japanese Garden at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston on April 27, 2015. We are proud to have had the opportunity to work with the MFA and the original support team to renovate this wonderful garden. Tenshin-en’s much anticipated reopening is the result of an extensive yearlong effort to preserve and renew the garden, generously underwritten by Nippon Television Network Corporation.
It’s Finally Spring
5 Things to Look Out For
No one would argue that this has been a tough winter, but, in the end, it may have been toughest of all on plants, shrubs and sensitive trees. According to the arborists at ZEN Associates, here are five things to look out for after this brutal winter.
Japan Society of Boston
ZEN Associates attended the Japan Society of Boston’s 2014 Annual Dinner and it was an exciting evening. The Annual Dinner was held at the Taj Boston.
ZEN Associates Editor’s Choice Award
Best Landscape Design Firm
Northshore magazine recognizes ZEN Associates as Editor’s Choice for Best Landscape Design Firm in the Ninth Annual ‘Best of North Shore’ Awards and we are really excited about it!
Barrage Mansion Penthouse
The Boston Herald
The Boston Herald recently featured a project that Maho Abe and Rina Okawa designed the interior for.
Ocean Home magazine
ZEN Associates was featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Ocean Home, a luxury coastal lifestyle magazine, to discuss how pool cabanas and pavilions can add real value and enjoyment to oceanfront homes.
Yale University: Asakawa Garden
New Haven, CT
As a landscape architectural firm rooted in Japanese design, we were honored to create a garden dedicated to Professor Kan’ichi Asakawa. His spirit is remembered with each leaf, his legacy with each stone.
Hillwood Museum and Gardens
In a city known for its Japanese cherry blossom trees, developing a restoration plan for a historic Japanese-style garden only seemed natural.
Eastern Point Retreat
This contemporary pool, spa and pool house rest serenely upon Gloucester’s rocky shores, achieving the client’s dream of a retreat set apart from the main house, yet joined with nature.
Beacon Hill, MA
This classic courtyard garden is a hidden gem in the heart of Boston’s Beacon Hill. Inspired by the home’s elegant beauty, we turned this landscape into a peaceful terraced garden.
Garden Care and Maintenance
The Gardisans offers special care for special gardens. From landscape management and expert maintenance to seasonal planting, pruning and cleaning, we know exactly what needs to be done — and when to do it.
Boston Flower & Garden Show 2014
Seaport World Trade Center
This year’s Boston Flower & Garden Show theme was “Romance in the Garden,” and our exhibit reflected the romantic courtyards and secret gardens found throughout the city’s oldest neighborhoods.