The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) recently to announced that Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, O.C., MBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, has been selected by the jury as the inaugural recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture.
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World Landscape Architecture is proud to publish the latest edition of WLA Magazine edition 25. We have selected 14 projects from around the world including projects from James Corner Field Operations, TOPOTEK1, ATLAS LAB, ARM + TCL, Kinnear Landscape Architects, Rios Clementi Hale Studios and many more including the Award winning Lansdowne Park from PFS Studio.
WLA 25 projects are built and conceptual urban projects giving us an insight into recent past projects and a look into the future. You can purchase WLA 25 for $3.99USD or subscribe for $20 per year
The park Skeppsmyreparken was built in the 30´s. Over the years, the park has become rundown and the trees are being outdated. In the new version of Skeppsmyreparken, a park with a classic character is established with tree plantings, open lawns and pathways of stone dust.
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The project was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Constitution of Kuwait. Al Amiri Diwan, the government agency, decided to build a park in Kuwait City to host the monument “The Constitution,” which shows the path to democracy of the State of Kuwait.
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Teleki Square is located in Budapest’s centre’s socially most diverse and colorful areas, in one of the city’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Following a successful EU tender for funding the renovation of the square, an inclusive community-based planning process was initiated that would result in what was once a barren, ill-reputed, crime-ridden and functionless space becoming a vital neighbourhood centre.
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The Getty Salad Garden, an installation of organic heirloom vegetables and salad greens growing in graphically rendered raised beds, emerged on the Getty Center grounds from October 2015 to January 2016.
Presented as a three way collaboration between the landscape architecture studio Terremoto, the artist and writer Julia Sherman, and the urban agricultural garden company Farmscape, the Getty Salad Garden was conceived as a dynamic platform for conversations and education, and drew together a wide variety of creative voices.
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The New Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo, open to the public on April 18, 2016, is the largest center in the U.S. devoted to public education on penguin conservation. Home to over 100 penguins of four species—Rockhopper, Macaroni, King and Gentoo—this Antarctic habitat optimizes animal well-being and encourages wild behavior, including sliding, diving, nesting, and rearing young. Penguin well-being was central to the design of the new habitat for King, Macaroni and Rockhopper penguins and the introduction of active, water-loving Gentoo penguins.
Continue reading Polk Penguin Conservation Center – Detroit Zoo | Royal Oak, Michigan | Jones & Jones Architects and Landscape Architects