Landscape Institute launch website to abate LA shortage

May 19, 2008,AEDT

The Landscape Institute has launched a new clean graphic site with stunning images of landscape architecture projects to try to show students and people thinking about a possible career change the great profession of landscape architecture. The site – I Want To Be A Landscape Architect  is up and running with support from CABE | Read More

HARGREAVES SELECTED FOR PHASE ONE OF NEW ORLEANS: REINVENTING THE CRESCENT

May 18, 2008,AEDT

Hargreaves Associates has been selected as Lead Designer for Phase One of New Orleans’ Reinventing the Crescent, as part of the team chosen by the New Orleans Building Corporation. New Orleans-based Eskew+Dumez+Ripple is Prime and Executive Architect, for the $116,935,000 budget, with three distinct areas of focus distributed along 4.5 | Read More

Students Win 2010 Landscape Design Competition

May 18, 2008,AEDT

Two students have won the 2010 Green Goal Mouille Point Student Landscape Design competition for designing a safe, spacious and aesthetic inner city park and recreation area head of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. This comes after landscape design and architectural students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and | Read More

Campuses maintain arboretums for the benefit of all

May 18, 2008,AEDT

Walk around the peaceful, grassy campuses of local colleges and universities and you’ll see an interesting mix of modern construction and some of the oldest living relics in the region. In between the brick and mortar structures, you’ll find stately trees — some of which date back almost two centuries | Read More

City’s Signature Roof – Vancouver Sun

May 18, 2008,AEDT

At the moment, the grandest and most ethically ambitious architecture in the city — the green, living roof of the new convention centre — resembles a hair plug job. There’s a lot of bald up there. It’s sparse, but growth proceeds. They started planting it two weeks ago, and crews | Read More

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project

May 17, 2008,AEDT

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project (NYRP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing and revitalizing parks, community gardens and public spaces in New York City, on May 16 announces the debut of The Toyota Children’s Learning Garden in Manhattan’s Lower East Side neighborhood. Read more @ SOURCE: The FINANCIAL – | Read More

Cityscape rings up sales worth Dh20bn – Emirates Business 24/7

May 17, 2008,AEDT

Property development giants dismantled their stands at the end of an international real estate show in Abu Dhabi yesterday after netting more than Dh20 billion and revealing major projects for potential investors. Despite a surge in property prices because of strong demand and soaring construction costs, real estate has remained | Read More

Up on the roof garden – Telegraph.co.uk

May 17, 2008,AEDT

Only a few years ago, anyone who suggested growing plants on a roof might have been dismissed as a complete crank. Not any more. Sedum on roofThe Botanical Roof Garden, Augustenborg, Sweden Green roofs have started to appear on new buildings up and down the country with remarkable speed. Most | Read More

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