Landscape architect focuses on enhancing quality of urban life

April 11, 2008,AEDT

Patricia O’Donnell, principal of Heritage Landscapes, spoke about preserving and sustaining the issues in cultural landscapes during the final lecture of the University of Rhode Island Landscape Architecture Lecture Series last night at the Coastal Institute on the URI Narragansett Bay Campus. Her main focus of the lecture was a | Read More

Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age

April 6, 2008,AEDT

The Sustainable Urbanization in conference addresses the global challenges posed by rapid urbanization and its impact on global warming and the natural environment – from poverty and inequality to natural and manmade disasters – by calling for better sustainable planning for urban growth. The conference will be held during Earth | Read More

World Landscape Architecture Month – April 2008

March 31, 2008,AEDT

April 1 will not only be another April Fool’s Day but also the start of Landscape Architecture Month with events being organised by Landscape Architecture organisations around the world. Check with your local organisation about what is going on in your city or area.  

Cornelia Oberlander lecture – Palm Springs

March 13, 2008,AEDT

Landscape architect Cornelia Oberlander lectures on “Aesthetics and Sustainability” at 7 p.m. Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs. $5 to $10. (760) 322-4800. SATURDAY 15th

NZILA – Shift Conference

February 26, 2008,AEDT

The 2008 NZILA SHIFT Conference will highlight and discuss these emerging modes of design practice in the context of the fluid and unpredictable nature of urban change. A diverse range of speakers will consider legal and planning implications, contemporary design initiatives, changing technologies and the challenges of serving the needs | Read More

Contemporary Chinese at Center for Architecture

February 26, 2008,AEDT

On the heels of the Chinese New Year, the Center for Architecture marks the Year of the Rat with two new exhibitions devoted to contemporary Chinese architecture. “Building China: Five Projects, Five Stories” and “Co-Evolution” will bow together tomorrow, February 26 at the center, located at 536 LaGuardia Place in | Read More

World-renowned architecture mind Qingyun Ma to participate on IDA jury

February 26, 2008,AEDT

Qingyun Ma, dean of the University of Southern California School of Architecture and former principal of the Shanghai-based architecture and land planning firm MADA s.p.a.m., has accepted his appointment to serve as a juror on the prestigious International Design Awards architecture panel.

IFLA 2008 World Congress Update

February 24, 2008,AEDT

PROGRAMThe Preliminary Program has been released for the 3–day Congress with a wide range of topics to be covered involving ‘Transforming Water’. Speakers from USA, China, Iran, Netherlands, Korea, Australia will give presentations. Download the Preliminary Program REGISTRATIONRegistration will be avaliable from the 10th of March, 2008.Delegation Fees are as | Read More

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