Besides its iconic Bund, Shanghai has plans to preserve as much of its less than 100-year-old architectural and cultural heritage.
EVEN though Shanghai does not have much architectural heritage, the city is doing everything it can to preserve whatever is there.
read more @ the SOURCE: thestar.com.my – Young city sets space for heritage.
Pursuing a longtime quest to foster academic collaboration in the education of architects and landscape architects, a Penn State alumnus has committed $20 million to encourage even more cross-disciplinary learning opportunities for students in the two programs.
SOURCE: Penn State Live – Stuckeman gives $20 million to architecture and landscape architecture.
The annual number of students applying to study architecture has jumped by almost 10,000 in the past four years, making architecture degrees more popular than ever.
Read more @ the SOURCE: Architecture degrees leap in popularity – Building Design.
Telegraph.co.uk is listing the world’s 50 most beautiful gardens a great list and quick summary for all those students learning landscape architecture history. Also good for those of us who have dreamt of travelling around the world visiting beautiful gardens.
The world’s 50 most beautiful gardens – Part one: Europe – Telegraph.
Cities could stop raw sewage from being dumped into local waterways during heavy rains if they installed more rooftop gardens on their buildings, says a Canadian environmental group.
SOURCE: cbc.ca – Green roofs could stop sewage from flowing into waterways: group.