“New street schemes which merge traffic and pedestrian areas could put blind people at risk, a charity has warned.”
SOURCE: BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Tayside and Central | Shared high streets ‘not safer’.
Urban living can get a bit claustrophobic sometimes, making you want to leave the concrete (or stone) jungle as quickly as possible and get to a green, open space.
Which is where Mapa’s new book, Iyim Yerukim (Green Islands), comes in handy. The guide suggests 120 parks and gardens across the country – some in the city, some out of it.
SOURCE: Jerusalem Post – Get the green light | Around Israel .
Read a great interview with Martha Fajardo by Kevin Gaughan of Land8lounge.com
“MARTHA CECILIA FAJARDO, Immediate Past-President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), received her Colombian Landscape Architect Master degree on Landscape Design at Sheffield University, England.”
SOURCE: Land8lounge.com – Martha Fajardo Interview
The Landscape Institute has published a Climate Change Position Statement, ‘Landscape architecture and the challenge of climate change’.
Read more @ the SOURCE: Landscape Institute (UK) – Climate Change Position Statement.