JUST ARRIVED | Landscape

January 7, 2013,AEDT

Just arrived in the WLA mailbox is the Autumn edition of Landscape – The Journal of the Landscape Institute. This edition covers the Landscape Institute Awards 2012 and also a few interesting articles about 2016 Olympics Rio masterplan, Remaking Cities and the Highline for London Competition. The section I enjoyed | Read More

KERB 20 | Speculative Stories: Narratives in Landscape Architecture

August 29, 2012,AEDT

Kerb 20 is the latest issue of the Journal of Landscape Architecture that originated at RMIT in 1989 and was launched last Friday in Melbourne, Australia. Kerb 20 Speculative Stories: Narratives in Landscape Architecture examines ways in which speculative narrative discourse can be applied to landscape architecture. Through exploring Fabricated | Read More

BOOK REVIEW | SUNBURNT | Editors SueAnne Ware & Julian Raxworthy

November 13, 2011,AEDT

Australia is a large country with many diverse landscapes ranging from dry forests through deserts to tropical rainforests. The landscape architecture profession in Australia is just as diverse as the landscape. Julian Raxworthy and SueAnne Ware have recently edited ‘Sunburnt’, a discourse about the different ways of approaching contemporary landscape | Read More

Ecological Urbanism Book Launch Reception at Harvard GSD

May 3, 2010,AEDT

Ecological Urbanism book launch will be on the night of May 3  at Back Yard 6:30pm – 8:30pm While climate change, sustainable architecture, and green technologies have become increasingly topical, issues surrounding the sustainability of the city are much less developed. The premise of the book is that an ecological approach | Read More

Landscape Architecture Magazine gets new Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2010,AEDT

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the selection of veteran journalist Bradford McKee as the new Editor-in-Chief for Landscape Architecture magazine, the landscape architecture profession’s national magazine of record celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. “He will be a tremendous asset to the magazine and ASLA.” “Brad McKee | Read More

Edinburgh College of Art launches its ‘Vision’ of academic research

November 27, 2009,AEDT

Edinburgh College of Art is delighted to launch Vision, a major new publication about its current and future research projects in the creative disciplines. A lavishly illustrated book, Vision includes focus features on the College’s current research groups as well as profiles of over 100 staff and their ‘visions’ of | Read More

Book Review | Composing Landscapes by Clemens Steenbergen.

September 4, 2009,AEDT

Video Book Review of Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design by Clemens Steenbergen. World Landscape Architect – Composing Landscapes Book Review from WorldLA on Vimeo. Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design available from Amazon for $USD34.27 + postage    

Sketchup Book for Everyone

September 1, 2009,AEDT

Daniel Tal is a registered landscape architect and member of ASLA with over 10 years experience and has recently written a book on Sketchup, the easy to use 3D modeling program that has given students and design firms an affordable way to produce 3D renderings for projects. Daniel has been | Read More

Andrea Cochran: Landscapes for our times – SFGate.com

July 23, 2009,AEDT

Zahid Sardar, Chronicle Staff Writer interviews Andrea Cochran about her body of work and her new book “I felt liberated in this climate to experiment with things I could not have done back East,” says the landscape architect, who arrived in San Francisco in the 1980s from New England. To | Read More

As Mumbai Spills Over, Floodwater Creeps Closer – NYTimes.com

July 16, 2009,AEDT

NYTimes.com reports Inspired by the 2005 floods, Dilip da Cunha and his wife, Anuradha Mathur, who teach design and landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, have spent the last two and a half years studying Mumbai and its uneasy relationship with water. They recently released their findings and 12 | Read More

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