Architectural Association Landscape Urbanism Open Day

October 7, 2009,AEDT

AALU will be showing the projects of the students from 08-09 course working in the metropolitan region of the Pearl River Delta, China. A panel of international experts has been invited to comment on the work and participate in an open discussion. Friday 9TH October, Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Square, London Lecture | Read More

Sasaki Associates working on OSU Masterplan

September 16, 2009,AEDT

Sasaki Associates have been working on the Ohio State University(OSU) Masterplan since February and to be finished by next Spring. The project is the largest scope that Sasaki Associates has worked on for an American university. The plan is centred on living-learning communities with no more than a 10 minute | Read More

Buchanan Courtyard under renovations

September 9, 2009,AEDT

The University of British Columbia(UBC) is developing the final plans for Buchanan Courtyard which is to be implemented through the Public Realm Plan ($26 million initiative to rejuvenate open spaces over 15 years). $1.5 million is earmarked for the project with a further $1 million hoped to be raised for | Read More

UNM Student Wins Award for Pat Hurley Neighborhood Project

September 2, 2009,AEDT

University of New Mexico Landscape architecture Yekaterina “Katya” Yushmanova is the recipient of a 2009 JSR Student Award for her project, Changing Perspective: Farming Habitat, that she designed for the Pat Hurley neighborhood in Albuquerque’s West side. The award comes with a $2,000 scholarship. The concept was to design a | Read More

U Va. students to map green spaces

August 27, 2009,AEDT

A group of students from the University of Virginia School of Architecture will be mapping green spaces in Strauton to decide how to manage and restore the spaces. The class dubbed Greens Lands is sponsored by the Urban and Community Forestry Program of the USDA Forest Service and the Virginia | Read More

Seeing the tree from the forest

August 24, 2009,AEDT

Sean Hammond and Karl Niklas have published a paper in the August 2009 edition of  American Journal of Botany presenting an algorithm that could be used to predict plant communities. The algorithm known as spatially explicit, reiterative algorithm, or SERA explores whether changes occurring in plant communities, such as self-thinning | Read More

UNM Dean to step down in 2010

August 21, 2009,AEDT

UNM Today announced that Dean and Professor Roger Schluntz, FAIA, will resign as dean of UNM’s School of Architecture and Planning on June 30, 2010. UNM Today quoted Schluntz as saying “a number of truly remarkable accomplishments as well as many critical incremental transformations” at the School. A national search | Read More

SWA Group Wins Master Plan Assignment for Mexico’s University of Monterrey Including Site-Design for Tadao Ando Building

July 28, 2009,AEDT

SWA Group has won a design competition to provide master planning and landscape architecture improving sustainability for the 247-acre (100-hectare) campus of the University of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico. The assignment includes a phase-one implementation of site design for the Art and Design School Building under construction by noted architect Tadao | Read More

Natural Play Area for School in Scotland

June 27, 2009,AEDT

A natural play area is being designed and constructed in at Merrylee Primary School in Scotland. It is going to be the only school in Britain with a natural play area within its grounds. The Evening Times reports It will have hills, long grass, a flower garden and eco-friendly features | Read More

Anita Berrizbeitia Appointed Professor of Landscape Architecture

June 14, 2009,AEDT

Mohsen Mostafavi – Dean, Faculty of Design at Harvard University GSD announced It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Anita Berrizbeitia as tenured Professor of Landscape Architecture, starting in July 2009. Berrizbeitia is a landscape architect whose research focuses on design theories of modern and contemporary landscape | Read More

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