What is a wetland worth?

September 2, 2009,AEST

According to Department of Environment Protection(DEP) in Connecticut about $250,000. Recently a wetland next to Route 7 in Danbury, CT was filled in with gravel by a Department of Transportation(DOT) contractor during the widening of  road. The DOT and DEP | Read More

UNM Student Wins Award for Pat Hurley Neighborhood Project

September 2, 2009,AEST

University of New Mexico Landscape architecture Yekaterina “Katya” Yushmanova is the recipient of a 2009 JSR Student Award for her project, Changing Perspective: Farming Habitat, that she designed for the Pat Hurley neighborhood in Albuquerque’s West side. The award comes | Read More

Sketchup Book for Everyone

September 1, 2009,AEST

Daniel Tal is a registered landscape architect and member of ASLA with over 10 years experience and has recently written a book on Sketchup, the easy to use 3D modeling program that has given students and design firms an affordable | Read More

WPA 2.0 Finalists Announced

September 1, 2009,AEST

cityLAB (UCLA) announces finalists for “WPA 2.0: Working Public Architecture.” WPA 2.0 an open competition that seeks innovative, implementable proposals to place infrastructure at the heart of rebuilding our cities during this next era of metropolitan recovery. The finalists include | Read More

Unveiling NY400 Pavilion in Battery Park

August 31, 2009,AEST

On Wednesday September 9th the official unveiling ceremony of The New Amsterdam Pavilion with the Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima of the Netherlands will take place. The New Amsterdam Plein and Pavilion, is a gift from the Netherlands to | Read More

Burle Marx mural installed in Naples

August 31, 2009,AEST

The newly designed and constructed expansion of the Naples Botanic Garden has recently had a Roberto Burle Marx mural installed as a feature piece of the design. The mural came from Venezuela and is believed to be the only Burle | Read More

In the News – Weekend 29/30 August

August 30, 2009,AEST

Landscape Architect appointed to SF Arts Commission [SFweekly.com] According to SFweekly.com, the Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom has appointed landscape architect Astrid Haryati to the Arts Commission to fill one of the seats recently vacated. Haryati has been at | Read More

Anchorage Musuem plants Birch Grove

August 28, 2009,AEST

As apart of the $106million expansion of the Anchorage Musuem, a two acre birch grove is being planted. The landscape architecture firm is the Seattle based Charles Anderson Landscape Architecture who wanted to bring something different to Anchorage in comparison | Read More

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