In the News – August 10

Parking lessons for Santa Rosa City Council, planners [pressdemocrat.com]

Green: the new ‘hip’ roof [columbus dispatch]

When people, not cars, owned the waterfront [The Star - Toronto]

Going Green – Green Roof Literally Ship Around The World [PR.com]

NYC:uncapped – Landscape Architect finds alternative for uncapping hydrants

Urban Omnibus » NYC Uncapped reports

Adrienne Cortez is a landscape architect whose work explores themes of urban sustainability and the use of existing infrastructure as a framework for deploying green technologies. Last year she received a New York State Council on the Arts Independent Projects grant to pursue research on that quintessential urban summer pastime of playing in the rushing waters ………..

to find more information go to the SOURCE: NYC:uncapped and Urban Omnibus » NYC Uncapped.

Found this information VIA David Pinter‘s post at PSFK – Landscape Architect Imagines Eco-Friendly Alternative to Hydrant Uncapping who found it VIA [pruned]

Helping graduates into work – Mayor of London

Today, the Mayor of London added 250 jobs to their graduate program although I couldn’t find a landscape architect job however the site gave great tools about the job market and how to approach it as a graduate.

Go to what can I do with my Landscape Architecture degree..?

SOURCE: Mayor of London | Helping graduates into work .

Landscape Architecture is not about pretty gardens, flowers and fountains

Malinda Seneviratne of the Sunday Island has written a great piece about Landscape Architects. She wrote the article after she met some landscape architects recently. Malinda interviews some practitioners, educators and the founding member of the recently formed Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects.

An interesting article overall that gives a good insight into how Sri Lankans landscape architects and educators see landscape architecture.

Go to the article at Sunday Island – Landscape Architecture is not about pretty gardens, flowers and fountains

Railroad Square on hold until October

NEW PORT RICHEY – Railroad Square has been put on hold but the $1 million four-phased project  but remains on schedule.

The Sun Coast News reports

David Crawley, URS Group‘s assistant vice president and manager of landscape architecture, who headed the first phase of Railroad Square development, said the company hopes to continue working on the project’s next phase.

SOURCE: The Sun Coast News – Railroad Square renovations to remain on hold until October

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