Land8Lounge – Social Networking Site

June 16, 2008,AEDT

A new social networking siteProviding an open forum for landscape architects to share their work and ideas, Land8Lounge is the premier social network for landscape architects on the web.Land8Lounge was created to provide a central gathering place for landscape architects all over the world. It was observed that there was | Read More

Martha Schwartz – I Hate Nature – new installation

June 16, 2008,AEDT

Martha Schwartz is one of the world’s best-known living landscape architects. Her installation in the courtyard at Kjarvalsstadir alludes both to the artist’s experience of nature as explored in the exhibition “Dreams of the Sublime and Nowhere” and to the debate over environmental protection versus exploitation. On display until July | Read More

Winners of IFLA2008 Student Competition

June 16, 2008,AEDT

The head of the jury, Prof. Beverly Sandalack has announced the three winners of the IFLA Student Competition 2008. The winners are (in random order):– ‘Waving Mat’ by Li Jinhzhu, Zhao Yue, Yuan Shouyu, Ling Chunyang and Chen Jing of the School of Architecture, Tianjin University, China– ‘Kemet’ by Philipp | Read More

Arup creates a gateway to Zaragoza Expo 2008

June 15, 2008,AEDT

Two Arup buildings opened on June 13 forming central features for the Expo 2008 in Zaragoza, Spain. The Bridge Pavilion, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and Arup is a pedestrian bridge and also serves as the main entrance to the Expo site. The bridge also provides one of the event’s main exhibition | Read More

World Cities Summit – June 23-25 – Singapore

June 5, 2008,AEDT

 World Cities Summit is a premier international conference series on effective public governance and sustainable development of cities. The inaugural event in 2008 will focus on urban development and environmental sustainability issues under the theme “Liveable and Vibrant Cities”. The discussion topics will address the challenges of developing cities that | Read More

Dwell on Design Los Angeles to start on June 5

June 4, 2008,AEDT

What happens when Dwell editors drive the agenda? A roster of more than 50 incredibly talented and diverse speakers ranging from legislators to practitioners to activists, discussing everything from urban gardening to a mandated LEED program for LA. The conference follows two parallel tracks but we encourage you to veer | Read More

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