Iowa State Landscape architecture seniors gain on-site experience

August 21, 2013,AEDT

This summer, five students and their professor constructed a series of multipurpose outdoor classrooms in the center of Iowa Correctional Institution for Women (ICIW) new 30-acre campus. The classrooms will provide offenders, counselors and staff with a restorative outdoor environment for classes, counseling and vocational training. The project is part of | Read More

Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden | Leeuwarden Netherlands | OKRA

July 5, 2013,AEDT

For the new location of the NHL University OKRA has made, in association with Architecture Studio Hertzberger, the design for the exterior space. This consists of a solid green carpet laid out as a counterpart to the imposing building. The green grass and trees continue under the building connecting the inner and outer worlds together. A spider-like network of routes and places creates an extension of the building from inside to outside.

STUDENT PROJECT | Eat Here Now

June 8, 2013,AEDT

The average meal in the United States travels over 1500 miles from farm to table. What if we reduce that to 5 miles and the cost of transportation and source of fuel becomes irrelevant? What if our water consumption was more in tune with the water that falls naturally, and | Read More

Cranbrook Junior School | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

May 27, 2013,AEDT

The new Cranbrook Junior School was designed with the ambition of creating a ‘school in a park’. Working closely with Tzannes Associates, ASPECT Studios developed the landscape design to provide flexible spaces that best meet teaching, learning and play requirements.

JUST ARRIVED | Landscape | Spring Edition

March 18, 2013,AEDT

The spring edition of Landscape – The Journal of the Landscape Institute has arrived in the WLA mailbox with some great articles covering the impact of heritage on park design, practical articles on spotting disease in trees and selection and nurturing trees. This edition also includes some great information on BIM for | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Waldlicht | Bamberg Germany | Markus Weinig

February 7, 2013,AEDT

More than 12000 phosphorescent cable ties form three artificial structures at a forest in Bamberg, Bavaria. The project is part of the regional garden show Landesgartenschau and resulted from a design competition in 2011 and realised in 2012.

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