Olin Partnership win 2008 National Design Awards

May 14, 2008,AEDT

The National Design Awards were conceived by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to honor the best in American design. First launched at the White House in 2000 as an official project of the White House Millennium Council, the annual | Read More

The hills of the future – BBC News

May 14, 2008,AEDT

Major construction projects produce hundreds of tons of rubble and spoil, but is there an environmentally-friendly alternative to landfill? Four hills which have sprung up on the outskirts of London provide the answer. For years large quantities of it ended | Read More

Shrinking public spaces in cities

May 12, 2008,AEDT

MANY INDIAN cities do not have public spaces worth their names. Most of the open grounds in urban areas have been converted into stadiums, corporate blocks etc. Space should be such where citizens can gather for conviviality without being bothered | Read More

USA job market remains optimistic for many graduates

May 12, 2008,AEDT

For Oklahoma State University landscape architecture graduate Jessica Waugh, the job search was more of a job sort. Before Waugh even walked across the commencement stage May 3, she’d had four employment offers, including two from out-of-state companies. She picked | Read More

Urban checkpoint – timesofmalta.com

May 12, 2008,AEDT

“Contact with the natural environment can be an antidote to some of the unhealthy aspects of an urban environment.” This statement came out of a seminar on mental health organised by the Richmond Foundation. Marking its 15th anniversary, while taking | Read More

Going ‘green’ in landscaping

May 10, 2008,AEDT

How “green” (eco-friendly) is your lawn? A truly healthy landscape is not measured by a weed-free, well-manicured lawn but by what lies beneath the surface (the condition of the soil) and the environment above the ground. Many people use chemicals | Read More

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