NSAD introduces new MLA program

June 30, 2010,AEDT

Enrollment is open for the inaugural quarter of the Master of Landscape Architecture program at New School of Architecture and Design (NSAD). The three-year program, which begins in the fall of 2010, emphasizes contemporary issues such as urban sprawl, demands | Read More

New Botanical Garden in Shanghai [VIDEO]

June 29, 2010,AEDT

In May 2010, a new botanical garden Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Park 上海辰山植物园 (Shanghai’s 2nd botanical garden) opened after 3 years of construction. The project was apart of improvement works by the government for the 2010 EXPO. The Botanic Park was designed | Read More

Conference Early Bird Rates end soon

June 27, 2010,AEDT

The Earlybird (Discount) Rates for the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects end soon. The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Congress 2010 is to be held in Edmonton, Alberta from August 19 to 21, 2010 currently has an Earlybird rate of | Read More

Planting starts at London Olympic Park wetland

June 24, 2010,AEDT

The first of 4,000 new semi-mature trees are taking root in the London’s Olympic Park with around 100 ash, cherry and hazel trees, grown in Hampshire, already planted. The first of 300,000 wetland plants, grown in Norfolk and Wales for the | Read More

Field Operations wins Qianhai Urban Design Competition

June 24, 2010,AEDT

James Corner’s Field Operations has won the International Urban Design Competition for Qianhai area, within Nanshan District of Shenzhen, China. The design divides the 18.04 square kilometre(approx. 7 sq .miles) area into easily manageable districts with unique architectural typologies and functions. Field | Read More

NYC launches urbancanvas Design Competition

June 24, 2010,AEDT

A design competition to improve construction sites across New York City.  The competition is seeking artists and design professionals to  develop creative artwork for construction fences, sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and cocoons in New York City. This competition, created by the Department | Read More

Matthew Urbanski Interview about BBP by PLACES

June 23, 2010,AEDT

PLACES has published a recent interview with Matthew Urbanski of MVVA about the design & construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The interview goes into detail about the materials used and some of the design elements. An interesting interview that gives | Read More

Edward Uhlir unimpressed by Lansdowne Park design

June 22, 2010,AEDT

Following up from recent reports about the Lansdowne Park competition the Ottawa Citizen is reporting Edward Uhlir, Executive Director of Millennium Park and who oversaw the building of Chicago’s Millennium Park has commented that “The landscape plan is pretty timid in | Read More

Interview with Tree Museum Landscape architect – Enzo Enea [VIDEO]

June 21, 2010,AEDT

Deutsche Welle channel recently posted a video on Youtube in which they interviewed Swiss landscape architect Enzo Enea about his Tree Museum which  recently opened in Rapperswil-Jona on the shore of  Lake Zurich, Switzerland. SOURCE: Youtube Video Credit: Deutsche Welle

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