The Harvard University Gazette reports
“Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design Mohsen Mostafavi announced the appointment of Charles Waldheim as professor of landscape architecture and chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at GSD, effective July of this year.
“I very much look forward to working with Charles and the landscape faculty in defining the future direction of the department, and in confronting the current challenges and opportunities facing those who teach and practice in the field of landscape architecture,” said Mostafavi during his announcement”
SOURCE: The Harvard University Gazette – Waldheim appointed professor, chair of landscape architecture
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Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) has launched a competition using Youtube to promote landscape architecture.
The creative competition is open anyone living in Canada who is over 18 years old.
A video must be less than 3 minutes and be submitted for entry by 31st July 2009.
Download the Competition Guidelines (PDF linked from CSLA)
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Matthew Roth from Streetsblog wrote
“How would you define the boundaries of your neighborhood? Is it the streets that describe it?
Berkeley landscape architecture graduate student Robert Lemon was recently awarded the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Dangermond Fellowship to examine questions of neighborhood identity in the Oakland districts of Fruitvale, West Oakland, and Chinatown.”
SOURCE: Streetsblog » What’s in a Neighborhood
“The three finalists are David Woodhouse Architects of Chicago, Hoerr Schaudt landscape architects of Chicago and Sasaki Associates of Watertown, Mass., a planning, landscape architecture and architecture firm.”
read more about the process and design @ the SOURCE: chicagotribune.com – Daniel Burnham Memorial finalists announced, but designs kept under wraps
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