Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEST

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 | Read More

VIDEOS | Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II Conference Proceedings

November 21, 2012,AEST

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 | Read More

Loop | Austin USA | Legge Lewis Legge

November 20, 2012,AEST

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 | Read More

2013 USA Landscape Architecture School rankings announced

November 20, 2012,AEST

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 | Read More

Urban Air | Stephen Glassman

November 15, 2012,AEST

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? | Read More

Man-Built Islands Dongqian Lake | Ningbo China | HASSELL

November 14, 2012,AEST

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 | Read More

Wild Kingdom | Stratford UK | We Made That

November 13, 2012,AEST

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 | Read More

Jumeirah College | Dubai UAE | BDP

November 12, 2012,AEST

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 | Read More

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