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.
Fort Worth Buiness Press reports “After a year and half of discussion and planning, Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum on Nov. 18 unveiled preliminary plans for a new $70 million neighboring building designed by Italian architectural giant Renzo Piano and funded by the Kimbell Art Foundation. Piano said only about | Read More
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, 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
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
The Detroit News reports that “The city faces a tight deadline to approve a spending plan to collect on $47 million in federal home foreclosure aid, amid calls to revise recipients Monday from several City Council members, nonprofits and community groups.” SOURCE: The Detroit News – detnews.com – Detroit City | Read More
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
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
(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
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