Landscape Architecture Magazine: October 2022 Issue
'Pocket Ecologies' by Karolina Hac features Hood Bike Park in Landscape Architecture Magazine (October 2022 issue): "Offshoots, Inc. designs a place for people, bikes, and plants in Boston's Charlestown Neighborhood". Offshoots and Elkus Manfredi worked together to create Hood Bike Park, a phytoremediating bicycle hub, social space, and public park.
BSLA FieldBook 2022: HOME Issue
'A Moment of Nourishment' by Nelle Ward and Kate Kennen, p. 62-63, features an article about the legacy of Lynn Wolff, and Offshoots' participation in a collaborative team which designed and installed the Lynn Wolff Memorial Garden at Women's Lunch Place on Boston's Newbury St.
Best of Boston Home, Winter 2022
Offshoots, Inc. was highlighted in the 2022 edition of Best of Boston Home as the top landscape design practice in the Boston area, distinguished by a sustainable approach to design. View Article.
Kate Kennen and Niall Kirkwood. PHYTO presents the concepts of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in one comprehensive guide, illustrating when plants can be considered for the uptake, removal or mitigation of on-site pollutants. Current scientific case studies are covered, highlighting the advantages and limitations of plant-based cleanup. Typical contaminant groups found in the built environment are explained, and plant lists for mitigation of specific contaminants are included where applicable.
‘Phyto your Life’ by Alex Ulam. p52-56. Review of Phytoremediation in landscape design including interview with Kate Kennen. Features Offshoots project Plantworks at 725 Main Street.
‘Uptown Harvest’ by Jenny Andrews. p11-14. Review of rooftop edible landscape designed by Kate Kennen while working as Creative Director of Garden Design at Winston Flowers. View PDF.
‘Window Dressing’ Features more sustainable ways to plant spring window boxes by Kate Kennen, including xeriscape, low water use materials, edible plants, and perennials for transplanting. Written while Kate was working as Creative Director of Garden Design at Winston Flowers.
‘Growing Up: Vertical Gardening Takes Nature to New Heights’ by Lynn Felici-Gallant. P61-63. Features interview of Kate Kennen’s approaches to vertical gardening. Written while Kate was working as Creative Director of Garden Design at Winston Flowers.
‘Interview- Kate Kennen’ by Kyle Hopner. p74-80. This article was written when Kate Kennen was Creative Director of Garden Design at Winston Flowers. It references work completed both at Winston Flowers and at her private practice. View PDF.
Winston Flowers Advertorial. This editorial introduces Kate Kennen’s professional background when she was Creative Director of Garden Design at Winston Flowers. View PDF.
‘A Different Kind of Park Cleanup: Planting science will help clean park soils’ Review of Plantworks at 725 Main Street project.
‘Energetic Community’ by Charles Waldheim. p74-83 Book Published by Lulu Features design work by Kate Kennen.
‘Tons of Idealism, Pounds of Design Vision’ by Hines, S. p56-57 Features design work by Kate Kennen.
‘Who’s Afraid of Building up Now? With Dennisport as a model, Cape town are flirting with the idea of cluster zoning’ by Shorr, K. p40-45. Features Dennisport Revitalization Project.