Students Win 2010 Landscape Design Competition

May 18, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

Campuses maintain arboretums for the benefit of all

May 18, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

City’s Signature Roof – Vancouver Sun

May 18, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project

May 17, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

Up on the roof garden – Telegraph.co.uk

May 17, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange Goes Green

May 17, 2008,AEST

In a collaborative effort between Navy Region Hawaii, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii, and the Navy Exchange (NEX), a practical landscape design using environmentally-friendly vegetation and xeriscaping is being implemented at the Pearl Harbor NEX. Many of the plants | Read More

Sasaki selected for Cedar Rapids riverfront project

May 15, 2008,AEST

Two local firms, OPN Architects Inc. and Anderson-Bogert Engineers & Surveyors Inc. are teaming with Sasaki Associates on a new riverfront for Cedar Rapids. Sasaki Associates beat out nearly 20 other firms for the work, and the council had been deciding between | Read More

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