Surf, sewage form a combustible mix in Malibu – Los Angeles Times

January 8, 2009,AEDT

Martha Grove of the LA Times reports that “The city is eager to complete Legacy Park, where storm water would be treated. But environmental groups say officials aren’t taking adequate steps to prevent sewage from leaching into the ocean.” read the full article @ the SOURCE: Los Angeles Times – | Read More

America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools 2009 :: DesignIntelligence

January 6, 2009,AEDT

If you are looking to study landscape architecture in America in the future check out the latest guide from Design Intelligence “For a decade, “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” from DesignIntelligence has been the definitive school ranking as determined by practitioners who employ design professionals.” [SOURCE: DesignIntelligence – Just | Read More

Green lobby irked by mindless beautifying-The Times of India

December 16, 2008,AEDT

The Times of India reports “City environmentalists and architects are frustrated with KMC’s mindless beautification drives at the city’s parks and tanks, which often endup destroying nature, rather than preserving it. Conservation architect Manish Chakraborti blamed KMC’s poor planning and the reliance on contractors for the exclusion of tanks from | Read More

46th IFLA WORLD CONGRESS 2009 Student Design Competition

December 10, 2008,AEDT

This competition is sponsored by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and directed by the Brazilian Society of Landscape Architects Organization Committee (ABAP):Lucia Costa, Maria Cecilia Barbieri Gorski, Raul Pereira and Saide Kahtouni, as the Local Competition Director) The objective of the competition is to recognize superior environmental design | Read More

Asphalt receiving new attention

December 7, 2008,AEDT

The Boston Globe (Boston.com) reports on Paula Meijerink, assistant professor of landscape architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design(GSD) who has been looking at innovative ideas for asphalt design and has started a website – onasphalt.com – that brings together students, designers and industry professionals. For more information go to | Read More

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