Aberdeen row over rival plans – Building Design

May 16, 2009,AEDT

Building Design reports “Landscape architect Martha Schwartz is working on a £140 million Aberdeen project which critics claim threatens an arts centre scheme in the same location by Brisac Gonzalez Architects” SOURCE: Building Design – Aberdeen row over rival plans

Baltimore Infill Survey – Baltimore Sun

May 16, 2009,AEDT

Baltimore Infill Survey is a Flickr page where many architects, designers and general public are posting ideas for urban infill in degraded suburban areas. Check out the Flickr Page to see the latest. SOURCE: Baltimore Sun

Topos to present Landscape Awards in Reykjavik – Topos

May 16, 2009,AEDT

Topos will be presenting its Topos Landscape Award 2009 in a ceremony at the Topos Design and Sustainability Symposium on 26 June in Reykjavik, Iceland. The symposium, which will be taking place in the Nordic House Culture Centre built by Alvar Aalto in 1968, is being held in collaboration with | Read More

CABE slams London 2012 media centre designs – Builder and Engineer

April 29, 2009,AEDT

Builder and Engineer reports “The government’s architecture watchdog has criticised the ‘extremely weak’ design of the £355m media centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) said it was unable to support the Olympic Delivery Authority’s (ODA) proposed designs for the International | Read More

CSLA holds Youtube competition to promote Landscape Architecture

April 22, 2009,AEDT

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) has launched a competition using Youtube to promote landscape architecture. The creative competition is open anyone living in Canada who is over 18 years old.A video must be less than 3 minutes and be submitted for entry by 31st July 2009.Download the Competition Guidelines | Read More

Innovative desert garden promotes sustainability – Daily Wildcat

April 22, 2009,AEDT

Innovative desert garden promotes sustainability – News The School of Landscape Architecture (University of Arizona) has created an innovative desert landscape that is both beautiful and sustainable. The Underwood Family Sonoran Landscaping Lab is home to five different desert habitats as well as a pond that is supported completely by | Read More

Birmingham’s £6bn makeover – The Independent

April 22, 2009,AEDT

The Independent reports “Britain’s new architectural hot spot is Birmingham and it’s handing £6bn to a thundering horde of architects to prove it. First up, in a £193m scheme, Europe’s biggest library, care of the acclaimed Dutch designers Mecanoo.” SOURCE: The Independent – Birmingham’s £6bn makeover 

Barbara Deutsch Named Executive Director of Landscape Architecture Foundation

April 22, 2009,AEDT

Barbara Deutsch has been named Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Foundation. The appointment was announced by LAF President Dennis Carmichael, who said, “Barbara has a compelling combination of energy and enthusiasm, management experience and landscape architecture design sensibility. The Board is excited about working with her to increase the | Read More

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