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

2012 Biomimicry Student Design Challenge | Water wise

October 18, 2012,AEST

The Biomimicry 3.8 Institute is holding its 4th Annual Biomimicry Student Design Challenge. The challenge theme for this year is Water Wise: Biomimetic Solutions to Water Access and Management. During this year’s Challenge they ask you to examine how nature manages | Read More

A High Line for London competition shortlist announced

October 1, 2012,AEST

A High Line for London design competition  launched by the Landscape Institute, Mayor of London and Garden Museum has announced the finalists shortlist of 20 designs selected from over 170 entries. Inspired by the success of New York’s High Line, an urban park which | Read More

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