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APR 26, 2019

SILVER OAK WINERY RECEIVES 2019 ASLA NCC AWARD

The recently completed Silver Oak Winery in Alexander Valley, with master plan and landscape design by MFLA, receives a 2019 ASLA Northern California Merit Award in the General Design category. View our award entry here.

 
 
 
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Feb 25, 2019

SILVER OAK ALEXANDER VALLEY WINERY FEATURED ON DEZEEN

Designed to “frame the vineyards,” Silver Oak Winery is celebrated for integrating its architecture and landscape experiences, along with its environmentally friendly practices of material reuse and water management. Read article here.

 
 
 
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Feb 5, 2019

MFLA FEATURED ON AUTOCAD CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORY

AutoCAD celebrates MFLA’s work on the Pinterest Headquarters at 505 Brannan through an interview and digital images of the design process. Read the feature article here.

 
 
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Jan 28, 2019

MARTA FRY AND JAMES MUNDEN ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

MFLA announces a new partnership between Founding Principal Marta Fry and Studio Principal James Munden. Established in 1990 as Marta Fry Landscape Associates, the Studio will now be known as Munden Fry Landscape Associates. The ‘MFLA’ acronym remains consistent, as do the values, high standards, and commitment to design excellence and creative exploration.

“For more than 8 years James has proven his exceptional design talent, managerial expertise, mentoring acumen, and shared vision for the Studio,” says Marta Fry. “This collaboration represents the evolution of the firm and it is an honor to welcome him as a Partner. Together we carry the banner of MFLA into its thirtieth year with even greater expertise and enthusiasm.”

Munden Fry Landscape Associates will continue to focus on four sectors: agriculture and hospitality, private residential, commercial and mixed-use, and planning and civic realm. James will continue to lead the San Francisco Studio and US-based projects while Marta further develops the Scandinavian-European market.

 
 
 
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Nov 1, 2018

INVICTA, MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT IN SAN JOSE WINS AIA SILICON VALLEY PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

Standing as a symbol of the innovation and inclusiveness of the tech industry, Invicta, a mixed-use development with landscape designed by MFLA, is set to redefine the public face of San Jose. Read more.

 
 
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Jul 1, 2018

SILVER OAK WINERY AWARDED LEED PLATINUM SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATION

Silver Oak Winery, with landscape designed by MFLA, becomes the first commercial winery in the world to attain the green-building program's highest level of recognition in the category of "new construction." Read more.

 
 
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Jun 1, 2018

MFLA ANNOUNCES EXPANSION INTO EUROPE

With a range of high-profile projects nearing completion and more coming on-line, MFLA is excited to open a second Studio in Scandinavia, based in the Österlen-Skåne area of southern Sweden. James Munden who has been with MFLA for seven years as Design Director will further expand his role as Studio Principal of the San Francisco office while Marta Fry leads the expansion into Europe. Both Principals will actively work on US and Europe projects.

Entering into one of the world's most renowned design environments, the MFLA Sweden Studio will bring a fresh interpretation and perspective to this significant design environment. Projects will continue to focus on urban design; infill and reinterpretation, hospitality, estate and agricultural masterplanning, and detailed design development.

 
 
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Apr 1, 2018

'SONOMA SANCTUARY' FEATURED ON MODERN LUXURY INTERIORS MAGAZINE

A wine country private residence situated in front of the dramatic Mount Veeder in Sonoma, California with landscape designed by MFLA. Read article here.

 
 
 
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Jan 1, 2018

"11 DESIGNS BUILD ON S.F. ARCHITECTURE"

San Francisco Chronicle Urban Design Critic John King enumerates 11 designs that defined the state of San Francisco architecture in 2017 - including Filbert Cottages and 181 Fremont with landscapes designed by MFLA. Read article here.