Elements of Urban Agriculture – Jason King

November 3, 2009,AEST

Jason King, is a Senior Associate at Greenworks and an enthusiastic landscape architect who shares his passionate views at his sites Landscape+Urbanism and veg.itecture. He is also a member of the Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group (see our interview). He has | Read More

WPA 2.0 SYMPOSIUM – 16th November

November 3, 2009,AEST

WPA 2.0 SYMPOSIUM at The National Building Museum 401 F Street NW Washington, DC 20001 – Red Line Metro, Judiciary Square November 16th – 10 AM to 6 PM SCHEDULE of events: Keynote: Ron Sims Deputy Secretary, Department of Housing | Read More

Scotland’s flowers under threat

November 2, 2009,AEST

BBC NEWS reports One in four species of wild flower in Scotland is under threat according to the campaign group Plantlife Scotland.Among those flowers most at risk are the corn marigold, heath cudweed, and the lesser butterfly orchid.The group said | Read More

Vectorworks gets European versions

November 2, 2009,AEST

Nemetschek North America announced recently that they have released a European versions of Vectorworks 2010 software and are now available in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. “Our localized version is developed by Nemetschek North | Read More

Playground to be designed by game designer

October 29, 2009,AEST

In recent News via Guardian newspaper a game designer, Keita Takahashi will be working with Nottingham City Council and its landscape architect to come up with a playground design for Woodthorpe Grange Park. SOURCE: Guardian.co.uk Ed note: I think this | Read More

Landscaping With a Lighter Touch – NYTimes.com

October 29, 2009,AEST

A recent article by William L. Hamilton at the New York Times about landscaping enhancing property values interviewed some landscape architects and clients and many drew the conclusion that people are heading towards more low maintenance gardens with few features. Out with | Read More

Autodesk App for iPhone/iPod touch

October 24, 2009,AEST

Own an iPhone or an iPod touch? Well I just came across a new app from Autodesk Sketchbook Mobile(link to Autodeskpage) that enables you to sketch ideas or even full sketches.The app is based on the Autodesk Sketchbook Pro application | Read More

Dieback threat to WA plant species

October 23, 2009,AEST

PerthNow reports DIEBACK is threatening 40 per cent of South-West native plants species and has pushed some toward extinction, scientists warn. Department of Environment and Conservation says a destructive pathogen which causes Phytophora dieback, known as the biological bulldozer, is | Read More

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