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James Corner Field Operations

Established in 1998, James Corner Field Operations is a leading landscape-architecture and urban-design practice based in New York City. With the cross-disciplinary backgrounds of its thirty professionals, including in landscape architecture, urban design, architecture, and communication art, the firm creates high-quality design solutions for cities, landscapes, and public spaces. The practice has raised the visibility and efficacy of landscape architecture in shaping and enriching people’s lives, particularly in urban environments and the public realm. Its diverse projects include the design of the High Line in New York City, the pool decks and gardens of City Center in Las Vegas, Fresh Kills Park on Staten Island, and Shelby Farms Park in Memphis.

Fresh Kills Park, Staten Island, NY, 2001–present. Photo: James Corner Field Operations

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