Edmund Hollander Landscape Architects specializes in residential estates and gardens. Their experience covers a wide range of scales including estates and gardens in the Hamptons, Long Island’s North Shore, Connecticut, Westchester, New Jersey, Virginia and Europe; waterfront parks and developments; golf course restoration and planning; corporate headquarters; historic landscapes, horse farms; and urban roof top gardens. They bring to each project an attention to detailed design and environmental appropriateness encompassing, wherever possible, elements of the native or vernacular landscape. They utilize a combination of landscape architectural, horticultural and ecological talents to develop creative solutions to design problems. Through the unification and integration of the site, client, programmatic elements and architecture, they produce landscapes of enduring beauty which function productively in an environmentally appropriate manner.Hollander Design projects have been published in The New York Times, Garden Design, House Beautiful, Landscape Architecture, House Magazine, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Handbook, Hamptons Cottages and Gardens, Architectural Digest, Avenue Magazine, Metropolitan Home, Design Times and in numerous books on landscapes and gardens. The firms work has also been published in the acclaimed book Gardens for The New Country Place, published by Watson Guptel Press as well as several architectural monographs. The first volume of their new book, The Private Oasis was released in June 2012 to critical acclaim. The book is planned for an upcoming second printing.
Hollander Design has received many awards including the 2006 American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award in the residential design category as well as the New York Chapter American Society of Landscape Architecture awards in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011. In 2012 the firm won four awards and repeated this performance in 2013. In addition the firm was awarded the prestigious Stanford White Award in Landscape Architecture from the Institute for Classical Architecture. The firm has also won awards from the New York and Connecticut Chapters of the American Institute of Architects. Most recently the firm has been nominated for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in Landscape Architecture.