field operations win Shelby Farms Competition

April 11, 2008,AEDT

Landscape architect James Corner unveiled plans yesterday for creating America’s largest urban park in Memphis: a 4,500-acre site, five-times the size of Manhattan’s Central Park. Corner’s firm, Field Operations, beat out Hargreaves Associates and Tom Leader Studio, the other finalists in a six-month competition to master plan Shelby Farms, a | Read More

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

Foster + Partners opens office in Abu Dhabi

April 5, 2008,AEDT

Building on Foster + Partners’ pioneering work in the region and consolidating the practice’s long-term commitment to further development, HRH The Duke of York is to open a new Foster + Partners office in Abu Dhabi on April 3rd. The practice has been working in Abu Dhabi for the past | 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.  

How Sustainable is your office printer?

March 27, 2008,AEDT

As landscape architects and design professionals we try our hardest to be green in our designs with water sensitive design, plants from the local ecology and materials from close to the project. And we also try to bring that green environment to our offices and work places with recycling bins, | Read More

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