Pursuing a longtime quest to foster academic collaboration in the education of architects and landscape architects, a Penn State alumnus has committed $20 million to encourage even more cross-disciplinary learning opportunities for students in the two programs. SOURCE: Penn State Live – Stuckeman gives $20 million to architecture and landscape | Read More
The annual number of students applying to study architecture has jumped by almost 10,000 in the past four years, making architecture degrees more popular than ever. Read more @ the SOURCE: Architecture degrees leap in popularity – Building Design.
A great article by Michael Spencer What is Landscape Architecture? SOURCE: Make It Green: What IS Landscape Architecture, Anyway? : News : Naples Daily News.
Telegraph.co.uk is listing the world’s 50 most beautiful gardens a great list and quick summary for all those students learning landscape architecture history. Also good for those of us who have dreamt of travelling around the world visiting beautiful gardens. The world’s 50 most beautiful gardens – Part one: Europe | Read More
The first section of the $170 million High Line park set to open by the end of the year, the city’s residents are about to get their chance to see whether the project’s designers have succeeded in maintaining the sense of wilderness that so many found so evocative. Designers: Field | Read More
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) today announced the winners of the 2008 National Awards in Landscape Architecture. Twenty seven projects were awarded, from a record ninety seven submissions. The AILA 2008 Australian Medal for Landscape Architecture Recipient: Urban Initiatives Pty Ltd in association with Meinhardt Infrastructure & Environment | Read More
California lawmakers passed a bill aimed preventing urban sprawl and improve public transportation. Read more @ the SOURCE: California Seeks to Curb Sprawl – WSJ.com.
A total of 4, 000 visitors, natives and foreigners, flocked to the Shanghai World Financial Center on its first opening day to visit the observation deck from Floors 94 to 101 at a height of 492 meters. SOURCE: People’s Daily Online – 4, 000 visitors flock to world’s 3rd-tallest building on | Read More
“Miami Art Museum, in the midst of planning and designing a new home in Bicentennial Park, has assembled a design team that consists of at least 10 Miami-based architectural and design firms. The Miami-based organizations are: A.D.A. Engineering, Miami, as civil engineers; Arquitectonica Geo, Miami, as landscape architects; Douglas Wood | Read More
Landscape Institute Conferences Housing, Land Use & CommunityLondon 9 & 10 October 2008Regent’s College The government has made a commitment to building three million new homes by 2020; the challenge of climate change and the demands on land for the provision of food, energy supply, leisure and housing are all | Read More