Call for the A.E. Bye Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow

November 22, 2012,AEDT

The Department of Landscape Architecture at Penn State is announcing a call for the A.E. Bye/ Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow for the calendar year 2013. The Fellowship provides a $2,500 stipend for a minimum of one week of archival research in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library at Penn State’s University | Read More

Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEDT

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson says environmentally friendly ‘soft infrastructure’ mitigates flood damage without sending harm elsewhere. The flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy prompted calls from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to consider building storm surge barriers to protect Lower Manhattan from future catastrophes. But, such a strategy | Read More

VIDEOS | Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II Conference Proceedings

November 21, 2012,AEDT

The Cultural Landscape Foundation has published the video proceedings of their recent conference Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II. The conference co-sponsored with the Central Park Conservancy examined the critical design and maintenance issues faced at some of the nation’s premiere urban woodlands. Landscape Architecture academics and professionals presented material  Stewardship of Central Park’s Woodlands. | Read More

Loop | Austin USA | Legge Lewis Legge

November 20, 2012,AEDT

Loop was designed to inspire, in children, an interest and curiosity in architecture. The project was commissioned by Andrea Mellard, a curator for the AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center in Austin Texas, as part of Art on the Green, an artist and architect- designed mini golf course. Loop’s elliptical green offers | Read More

2013 USA Landscape Architecture School rankings announced

November 20, 2012,AEDT

Harvard GSD | Gund Hall | Image Credit Flickr User Peter Alfred Hess UPDATE |  2014 Design Intelligence rankings are now available Design Intelligence has announced the 2013 America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools including the top landscape architecture schools in the USA. This is the third year we are sharing | Read More

Canadian Firefighters Memorial | Ottawa Canada | PLANT Architect Inc

November 16, 2012,AEDT

Image Credit | Linda Matta The Canadian Firefighters Memorial officially opened on September 9, in Ottawa, Canada. Located at the site of the capital’s devastating fire of 1900, this urban-planning memorial ensemble was collaboratively designed by PLANT Architect Inc. and Canadian visual artist and novelist Douglas Coupland. The team won the | Read More

Urban Air | Stephen Glassman

November 15, 2012,AEDT

Imagine being stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic. The car’s not moving, you’re channel surfing, nothing but ads or news on the radio… Nothing but billboards with advertising — digital and print — on the skyline. But wait… What’s that up ahead? A billboard that looks like a small forest of living | Read More

Man-Built Islands Dongqian Lake | Ningbo China | HASSELL

November 14, 2012,AEDT

Dongqian Lake, a water reservoir supplying the residents of Ningbo, requires regular dredging which results in a large quantity of by-product. The local authorities recognised an opportunity to use this by-product for the creation of a man-made island within the lake. The Ningbo Planning Bureau for Dongqian Lake Tourist and Holiday | Read More

Wild Kingdom | Stratford UK | We Made That

November 13, 2012,AEDT

The first legacy project to be delivered after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games recently opened at Three Mills Green in Stratford. Wild Kingdom is a unique and distinctive new play area where children can really let their imagination roam. Wild Kingdom has been designed to allow children of all | Read More

Jumeirah College | Dubai UAE | BDP

November 12, 2012,AEDT

BDP has been commissioned for the relocation of a prestigious primary and secondary school in Jumeirah, Dubai. The relocation of Jumeirah College to Al Khail Road will provide additional facilities for 2,300 students. The new building has already started on site and will be a showcase school for the charitable | Read More

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