People’s Park – Competition or Design by committee

December 12, 2007,AEDT

A debate over whether UC Berkeley should sponsor an open competition to choose a new design for the historic site erupted after People’s Park Community Advisory Board member and architect Sam Davis suggested holding a competition last week. While some | Read More

Local Landscapers push for more work visas

December 9, 2007,AEDT

Mark Borst headed for Washington, D.C., last week, hoping to boost the flow of labor back and forth across the Mexican border. The president of Allendale-based Borst Landscape and Design Inc. was among 500 American businessmen lobbying their congressional representatives | Read More

Ecosystem equation

December 9, 2007,AEDT

Wal-Mart turned to landscape architectural and environmental consulting firm Earth Source Inc. To help Wal-Mart comply with environmental laws, Allen County-based Earth Source and related company Heartland Restoration Services Inc. designed and built a replacement wetland several times larger than | Read More

Public art: Who decides? — baltimoresun.com

December 9, 2007,AEDT

What is it about public art that sparks such passionate debate? It usually begins with a generous impulse: to honor a prominent citizen, beautify the city, show respect for the importance of art in our lives. But the process of | Read More

New Director for Land Inc San Diego

December 9, 2007,AEDT

Neil Hadley, a San Diego architect, has been named as regional director of the newly opened LAND Inc., a Toronto-based landscape architectural office in Pacific Beach.Land Inc San Diego Office San Diego Source > News >.

Municipalities want power to preserve natural areas

December 7, 2007,AEDT

EDMONTON – Municipalities have asked the provincial government to give them more power to protect natural areas within their boundaries. “We’re losing a lot of our natural areas — wetlands, tree stands, that sort of thing — and we don’t | Read More

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