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

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 TimesSurf, sewage form a combustible mix in Malibu

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

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 Published: America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools 2009]

An Architect for the Next Generation, UCLA International Institute

“As chair of UCLA’s Department of Architecture and Urban Design, internationally acclaimed Japanese architect Hitoshi Abe has launched educational initiatives including a Laboratory for Cross-Cultural Studies.”

[SOURCE: UCLA International InstituteAn Architect for the Next Generation]

Sugar plant worries ships will wake condo owners – TheStar.com

But planners say a mixed-use strategy that includes grit of industry is key to vibrant Toronto waterfront

[SOURCE: TheStar.com | GTA | Sugar plant worries ships will wake condo owners].

Starting Over – Twin Cities Metro Magazine

One month after the 35W bridge collapse, the buzz in local architecture circles was that a new landmark structure should and could be built,

[SOURCE: TWIN CITIES Metro Magazine – “Starting Over”]

City looks for ways to trim tree costs – Recordnet.com:

Recordnet.com reports

“Before the City Council held its final meeting of the year Dec. 16, the council’s legislative and environmental committee convened at City Hall to discuss the city’s bid to shift responsibility for street tree maintenance to homeowners, a measure intended to save $189,000 annually and, council members said, to maintain Stockton’s street trees better.”

[SOURCE: Recordnet.com: City looks for ways to trim tree costs].

UA course offerings are increasingly green – www.azstarnet.com ®

azstarnet.com reports
“A towering cylinder holds rainwater on reserve, which feeds into a pond to irrigate a re-created desert ecosystem.
It is here, at the University of Arizona’s School of Architecture, where students use innovative building materials to adapt to a change in environmental awareness.”

SOURCE: AZSTARNET.COM – UA course offerings are increasingly green – www.azstarnet.com

Editor – UA offer Landscape Architecture courses

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