Clemson landscape architect wins Rome Prize

April 29, 2010,AEDT

A Clemson University assistant professor of landscape architecture has been awarded the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. Case Brown is the recipient of the Prince Charitable Trusts Rome Prize for landscape architecture. Recipients of the 114th annual Rome Prize Competition are provided with a fellowship that includes | Read More

Harvard changing the profession

April 19, 2010,AEDT

Karen Weintraub recently wrote an article for the Boston Globe – At Harvard, landscape architects reinvent roles, link disciplines in which Weintraub interviews Charles Waldheim on how the profession of landscape architecture is changing by winning and managing development projects as the chief consultant. Waldheim is cited making some great | Read More

Landscape Institute: Knowledge Base goes live

March 29, 2010,AEDT

The Landscape Institute in the UK recently launched Knowledge Base – The new online service for LI members offers easy access to technical information. Knowledge Base brings together technical documents, articles, FAQs and online tools in an easily searchable database. No more fruitless Googling – the Knowledge Base is devoted entirely | Read More

International Green Construction Code launched

March 29, 2010,AEDT

Version 1.0 of the International Green Construction Code(IGCC) was launched by the International Code Council. Of interest to Landscape Architects is Chapter 4 – Site development and land use which provides requirements for the development and maintenance of building and building sites that encourage natural resource conservation and environmentally responsible | Read More

New ‘Future Cities Laboratory’ for Singapore

March 29, 2010,AEDT

ETH Zurich, a Swiss University and the National Research Foundation of Singapore have signed an agreement for the “Future Cities Laboratory”. This set the seal on the structure of the new platform for urban development in Singapore. In this project, it is collaborating closely with scientists from the National University | Read More

University of Manitoba LA students win $25,000

March 27, 2010,AEDT

A team from the Landscape Architecture program at University of Manitoba was one of the four teams awarded $25,000 from the $100,000 Go Green Challenge, a competition funded by the TD Friends of the Environment foundation (TDFEF), a national organization formed by TD Bank and Financial Group. Aileen Zubriski and | Read More

15 more Registered Landscape Architects in the Philippines

March 22, 2010,AEDT

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Monday announced that 15 out of 25 examinees passed the Landscape Architect  Licensure Examination given by the Board of Landscape Architecture in Manila this March 2010. Congratulations to the following people for passing and becoming registered landscape architects and hope you celebrate after the oath taking | Read More

How video is changing Landscape Architecture

February 23, 2010,AEDT

Over recent years video and digital animation have become another design tool for landscape architects and education and professional institutions. For landscape architects digital animation and 3D rendering has become cheaper and cheaper to produce with tools such as Sketchup, 3Dmax, rhino, and maya allowing design firms to give clients | Read More

UNM Landscape Architecture Graduate Students Win ENYA Awards

February 19, 2010,AEDT

UNM landscape architecture graduate students Yekaterina Yushmanova, Kristina Guist, Maggie Ryan and Aaron Coffeen are winners in the ENYA (Emerging New York Architects) International Ideas Competition, a biennial architectural competition for emerging professionals. They competed while students in Assistant Professor Katya Crawford’s Competition Studio 505 in the UNM School of | Read More

Bond University to have new school of architecture

February 16, 2010,AEDT

Bond University located on the Gold Coast of Australia is to introduce a new school of architecture due to the increasing demand for sustainably built environments. The new school will open in January 2011 in a newly built 6-star Green Star rated School of Sustainable Development building. The Soheil Abedian | Read More

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