Lourinha Eco-productive Park | Rio Tinto, Portugal | Alexandre Parente

September 28, 2015,AEDT

The design concept for Lourinha Eco-productive Park combines public open space with the emerging tendency of urban food production and the ecological balance. The main goals were to restore the river habitat, to promote the practice of agriculture and to provide recreation.
 Many allotments for horticulture set the design of | Read More

Incremental Development | Johanna Hoffman and Karl Kullmann

September 19, 2015,AEDT

Across the developing world, New Towns are being constructed on both undeveloped land and over existing low-rise settlements. Although designed to house hundreds of thousands – and in some cases millions — many “instant cities” remain ghost towns. Planned and built from scratch, New Towns are the latest iteration of | Read More

Incisions + Incubators | Shift Landscape Architecture

June 5, 2015,AEDT

Incisions + Incubators was completed for the Homegrown National Park Exhibition. Shift was one of eight invited firms to participate in this design exhibit sponsored by the David Suzuki Foundation and organized by Workshop Architecture. The projects were exhibited as part of a summer long event drawing attention to the | Read More

Call For Submissions | Ground Up Journal

January 25, 2015,AEDT

GROUND UP is an annual print and web publication created by students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is intended to stimulate thought, discussion, visual exploration and substantive speculation about emerging landscape issues affecting contemporary praxis. GROUND UP will accept submissions | Read More

VIDEO | Olmsted Lecture: Joseph Disponzio|”On the Theoretical and Practical Development of Landscape Architecture”

November 1, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the annual Olmsted Lecture was given by Joseph Disponzio at the Harvard GSD. Disponzio gives an interesting lecture exploring the intellectual origins of landscape architecture and the term landscape architect. “Exploring the transformation of the modeling of land from garden-making to landscape architecture, this lecture by Joseph Disponzio will | Read More

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