Harvard University graduate design studio visits Abu Dhabi

March 27, 2009,AEDT

AMEinfo reports Harvard Design School Faculty and Students visit Abu Dhabi this week, as part of a research initiative exploring design strategies for the restructuring of Al Qattara Oasis in Al Ain. Read the full article @ the SOURCE: AMEinfo.com – Harvard University graduate design studio visits Abu Dhabi for | Read More

The Flowing Gardens of the World Horticultural Expo – Inhabitat

March 26, 2009,AEDT

Inhabitat reports “The World Horticultural Expo, slotted for 2011 and located in the city of Xi’an in China…….. the commission of designing the event’s masterplan was recently given to winning design team, Plasmastudio and Groundlab.” Read the full article with renders @ Inhabitat » The Flowing Gardens of the World | Read More

Miami Beach opens its new South Pointe Park – Miami Travel Examiner

March 25, 2009,AEDT

Miami Travel Examiner reports “The Miami Beach Parks & Recreation Department paid $22.4 million to redesign and rebuild South Pointe Park, which reopened on March 22, 2009, after two years of construction.” Hargreaves Associates landscape architects were part of the team for the redesign. SOURCE:Miami Travel Examiner – Miami Beach | Read More

Urban areas offer hidden biodiversity – physorg.com

March 24, 2009,AEDT

physorg.com reports “Kristina Hill, associate professor and director of the Program in Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia, said considering biodiversity in urban design is particularly important as human density in coastal areas continues to increase……..” Read more of the article @ the SOURCE: Phyorg.com – Urban areas offer | Read More

Asia Eco Green Building Congress 2009 starts (17 March)

March 17, 2009,AEDT

Today the Asia Eco Green Building Congress started with workshops in Shanghai by Woods Bagot and EMSI. Tomorrow formal opening and presentations will be made by speakers from ARUP, Cundall, EDAW, Woodhead, Woods Bagot, Meinhardt and Shanghai Expo organisers. The congress will go until 19 March for more details goto | Read More

10 great eco-jobs – Mother Nature Network

March 13, 2009,AEDT

Mother Nature Network reports “Kate Bakewell, Landscape Architect, New York CityKate Bakewell, who began her career as a film animator, got burnt out on transience in her late 20s. “I wanted to create something more lasting than a 30-second commercial,” she says. So she earned a master’s in landscape architecture | Read More

Brazil Promotes Sustainability with São Paulo Eco-Park – Inhabitat

March 13, 2009,AEDT

Inhabitat reports “Anna Dietzsch, Managing Director of Davis Brody Bond Aedas‘ São Paulo office and Levisky Arquitetos Associados designed a beautiful eco-park on what was once a contaminated brownfield in São Paulo, Brazil.” Read & see more @ the [SOURCE: Inhabitat » Brazil Promotes Sustainability with São Paulo Eco-Park] Technorati | Read More

Civic Park’s design has an identity crisis – Los Angeles Times

March 13, 2009,AEDT

CHRISTOPHER HAWTHORNE at Los Angeles Times in his critic states “Mark Rios’ plan to link the Music Center and City Hall with greenery is far-reaching yet uncompelling.” Read more @ the SOURCE: Los Angeles Times – Civic Park’s design has an identity crisis Technorati Tags: Mark Rios, LA, Music Center, | Read More

Pruning and planting at Leidsche Rijn Park – West 8

March 10, 2009,AEDT

West 8 reports “To preserve the wonderful ancient alder thickets at the Leidsche Rijn Park, cutting back the trees is a heavy, but grateful chore. Together with the 100.000 new trees that are being planted at the moment, the existing planting will transform the newest part of Leidsche Rijn Park, | Read More

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