Gulf Landscaping organisers UK’s CMPi have announced their support for the 2030 initiative – Estidama – devised to make Abu Dhabi the sustainability capital of the Middle East. “We support the initiative as it is an integrated program | Read More
After 33 years, Chennai has got its second master plan, and much hope is placed on it to positively shape the metroplis. However, even before the plan could be implemented through a Government Order, an important railway link has been | Read More
CONSTRUCTION of the world’s second seven star hotel will begin in Sanya, Hainan Province this year with a budget of up to 2 billion yuan (US$292 million). The 120-meter-high hotel is expected to open to the public in 2011. It | Read More
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 | 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. | 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 | 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 | 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.