The Long View – Metropolis Magazine

November 19, 2008,AEDT

Andrew Blum of Metropolis Magazine has written a excellent article on James Corner and his work as a landscape architect and pushing the profession of landscape architecture to the forefront of design. This article is a must read at Metroplis Magazine – The Long View.

Nakheel to scale back projects on slowdown – Gulf News

November 19, 2008,AEDT

GulfNews reports “Nakheel PJSC, the state-owned developer planning a kilometre-high tower in Dubai, will scale back some of its projects because of the global economic slowdown.” SOURCE: Gulfnews: Nakheel to scale back projects on slowdown.

Los Angeles Architects Recognize Top Green Design Firm

November 19, 2008,AEDT

Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB ) November 18, 2008 — The Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach, CA. was one of six competition winners at the 2008 AFLA Green Gala, hosted by the Los Angeles chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Jim Wirick, Managing Principal at LPA Inc., accepted the | Read More

Landscape designers apply nature’s tricks

November 19, 2008,AEDT

San Francisco Chroncile reprts that “Susan Van Atta, from Santa Barbara, is explicitly engaged in ecological restoration in many of her Southern California projects. Bernard Trainor, now in Monterey but active from the Carmel Valley to Marin County, says his gardens aren’t about replicating nature. But both converged on similar | Read More

Ahearn researches ‘green’ building – Daily Collegian

November 18, 2008,AEDT

Daily Collegian reports that “Professor of landscape architecture and regional planning Jack Ahern returned to the University of Massachusetts after a trip to China last month, where he gave several lectures. According to Ahern, China’s surge in urbanization “may be faster than anywhere else in the world,” and this made | Read More

Make and KSS to design Spurs stadium – Building.co.uk

November 18, 2008,AEDT

Building.co.uk reports that KSS, which worked on the City of Manchester stadium, will design the stadium itself. Make will be responsible for the wider masterplan, with landscape designer architect Martha Schwartz and technical engineer Buro Happold also working on the project. SOURCE: Building.co.uk – Make and KSS to design Spurs | Read More

CSLA WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – PAULETTE VINETTE

November 18, 2008,AEDT

(OTTAWA) – Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) President Cathy Sears is pleased to announce that Paulette Vinette has joined the CSLA as Executive Director. Paulette is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), the professional designation conferred by the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). She is also an Honoured Life | Read More

Journal of Landscape Architecture available

November 18, 2008,AEDT

today the new JoLA issue autumn 2008 came out. Benefit now from a wide range of innovative approaches and new ideas.The autumn issue includes important articles about “Bejing´s New Urban Countryside” or “Planning by Design“. JoLA is published twice a year by the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS). Starting with the | Read More

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