Signage Guidelines can reduce clutter in the landscape

January 17, 2011,AEDT

The image of US 280 in Michael Tomberlin’s post – Birmingham committee revisiting sign rules is very telling of the suburban landscape where signs breed like rabbits and litter the road side with retailers using the mantra ‘the bigger the better’ rather than ‘less is more’. Signage littering the urban | Read More

Toronto: Can it break free from the Sprawl

January 17, 2011,AEDT

Christopher Hume, Architecture Critic for Toronto Star writes in Hume: Resisting the Call of Sprawl Though suburbia has failed to live up to the promise, its appeal isn’t hard to understand. The damage inflicted on cities during the last 50 or 60 years went a long way to make them | Read More

Thailand: Developers focusing on Landscape Architecture

January 17, 2011,AEDT

Once upon a time a good facade and interior design was all that was needed to sell apartments in Thailand. However, the market is getting very competitive with developers focusing more on Landscape Architecture to differentiate there projects from other similar developments. Recently the Bangkok Post in Landscape architecture thrives | Read More

“The Landscape Loop”, Åndalsnes – JAJA

January 9, 2011,AEDT

JAJA Architects recently shared first prize for ideas competition for the development of Åndalsnes in Norway. “The Landscape Loop” is a project that emphasizes, improves and connects the inherent qualities of Aandalsnes to one unified entity. It is a project that gathers the city’s development within a belt that wraps | Read More

University Square – Ben-Gurion University

January 9, 2011,AEDT

The square is located in the western part of the Ben-Gurion University campus in the city of Beer-Sheva, Israel. The existing buildings encompassing the square (the Faculty of Art, social activities and the Administration building)  and the art gallery to be built there in the future are all designed to | Read More

Israel Road No.6 2004-2010 by Asnat Austerlitz [Video]

January 6, 2011,AEDT

Asnat Austerlitz recently posted a video titled “Landscape Architecture” Landscape Architecture from Asnat Austerlitz on Vimeo. Landscape Architecture is a video that observe a short section on road no’ 6 in Israel. In this part of the road the separation wall is touching the highway. I filmed this part of the road | Read More

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