PRACTICE | The Other Stages of Landscape Architecture Design Projects

Design
September 14, 2017,AEDT

Recently, I wrote about the Stages of Landscape Architecture which outlines the common stages we face when managing a landscape architecture design project. However, there are other stages which occur during the process. These can happen regularly or a once-off stage and can including the following: Consultation There are several | Read More

Design regulations against terrorism – a catalyst for change

Design
August 23, 2017,AEDT

Over the last year there have been several terrorist incidents that have seen the loss of life in our cities and due to this acts we have seen governments have turned to security experts, police departments and intelligence experts to offer advice on how to make cities safer. This is | Read More

Deep Learning set to help herbariums automate species identification

Editor Posts
August 14, 2017,AEDT

Herbariums around the world have large collections of sample sheets with dried plants pressed ready for  taxonomists to annotate, classify. This process often takes time and many herbariums don’t have the resources to catalogue the sample sheets, however researchers at Costa Rica Institute of Technology recently undertook a study using deep learning to | Read More

How to solve the crowding and the associated impact on National Parks

Editor Posts
August 9, 2017,AEDT

Over recent periods there has been an increase in visitor numbers to National Parks in several countries including China, USA(+7.7% 2016), Canada(+7% 2011-2016), South Africa (6%). Seeing people enjoy the natural beauty and conservation areas is encouraging when we often hear about the disconnection of people from nature. The downside | Read More

PRACTICE | Stages of a Landscape Architecture design project

Business
August 7, 2017,AEDT

Landscape architecture design projects differ in scale and complexity, however they are separated into various stages to allow for ease of management. Due to the variation in project types the staging of landscape architecture projects requires a flexible approach to project management. The project stages often follow a similar pattern | Read More

NEWS

Landscape

Dirk Sijmons wins Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award

October 17, 2017,AEDT

The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today at the opening ceremony of their World Congress in Montreal, Canada, that Dutch Landscape Architect Dirk SIJMONS has been selected as the winner of the 2017 premier award for Landscape Architecture, the | Read More

Environment

10 teams selected for Resilient by Design competition

October 4, 2017,AEDT

Resilient by Design recently announced the 10 design teams who will develop implementable projects that offer an imaginative and collaborative approach to resilience. Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge is a collaborative research and design project that brings together local residents, public officials and local, national and international experts | Read More

Competition

Forrec led design team wins Pier 8 Promenade design competition

September 23, 2017,AEDT

The City of Hamilton recently announced that the Forrec led team design, “Hamilton: Hammer City” has won the Pier 8 Promenade design competition. The City of Hamilton is undertaking a design competition to select a design team and determine a design for the new Pier 8 Promenade Park to be located | Read More

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