Landscape Performance Toolkit

March 19, 2011,AEDT

The Landscape Foundation has posted a searcheable collection of online tools to measure landscape performance. The tools also allow users to compare life-cycle costs for conventional and sustainable design features. Calculators for air quality, watershed, construction carbon, erosion and many other factors. go to Benefits Toolkit at the Landscape Foundation.

Natural Learning Initiative: New role for Landscape Architecture

March 19, 2011,AEDT

NC STATE UNIVERSITY’s Natural Learning Initiative have a been posting on their blog Robin’s Nest. Recently they posted(author unknown) a new post – A New role for Landscape architecture Like many professions, medicine being an example, landscape architecture is beginning to subdivide into specializations informed by empirical evidence……… At NLI, | Read More

Old Post Office Plaza: St. Louis, Missouri

March 18, 2011,AEDT

© Debbie Franke Baird Sampson Neuert Architects design for Old Post Office Plaza in St. Louis Missouri serves as an urban catalyst for revitalization while forming an iconic event space for downtown St. Louis. Inspired by a large public sculpture, “the Torso of Icaro” by noted sculptor Igor Mitoraj and donated | Read More

Landscape Fusion Symposium in Portland

March 15, 2011,AEDT

ASLA Oregon is holding the Landscape Fusion Symposium where they will explore a FUSION of ideas, concepts, and design that will inspire you to see the Northwest landscape in a whole new light. Two days of activities and education sessions led by national and local experts will generate its own unique | Read More

Academy of Art University Launches the School of Landscape Architecture

March 14, 2011,AEDT

Academy of Art University, the nation’s largest private, accredited art and design university, launches the School of Landscape Architecture, offering accredited Associate’s (AA) and Bachelor’s (BFA) degree programs as well as continuing art education courses beginning Summer 2011 semester. In keeping with the school’s rich tradition of preparing the artists | Read More

Critical Infrastructures: Center for Land Use Interpretation

March 13, 2011,AEDT

Critical Infrastructures: Center for Land Use Interpretation from The Architecture Foundation on Vimeo. Matthew Coolidge, Center for Land Use Interpretation (Los Angeles), in conversation. Chaired by Owen Hatherley, writer and journalist; author, A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain. The Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) is a | Read More

Constructed Ground

March 12, 2011,AEDT

Constructed Ground from Cory Silva on Vimeo. This is based on an essay on landscape urbanism by Linda Pollak. The ideas and theories explained in the video are from Pollak and Lefebvre. Film by Oscar Gomez, Jared Schmidt, Derek Sergison, Cory Silva.

Landscape Mosaics

March 12, 2011,AEDT

Landscape Mosaics from Aaron Dang on Vimeo. Cal Poly Pomona College of Environmental Design Landscape Architecture -LA402 Winter 2011 Andy Chew, Aaron Dang, Trent Keegan, Aaron Reece

Park Twickel: Michael van Gessel [Video by DutchDFA]

March 11, 2011,AEDT

A video with Michael van Gessel discussing his designs and process. Some of the best Design and Architecture interviews and videos on the internet have been commissioned by DutchDFA – Dutch Design Fashion Architecture (DutchDFA) is a four-year strategic programme (2009-2012) that aims to strengthen the international position of these | Read More

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