Hidden Strengths – landscape security

Does security have to be as ugly as a concrete barrier? Or can it be both effective and attractive? Planners in the US capital are putting well-designed physical security to the test

The stately white mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has survived fire, scandal and an attack by the British. Someone even crashed a small plane into its facade. All the while, “America’s House” has sat, just yards away from its citizens, as a powerful symbol of the freedom and accessibility of democratic government. But in recent years, a wave of security threats has added layer upon layer of visual armor….

Read more @ CIO – Hidden Strengths by Daintry Duffy

Ethan Carr Lecture – USA

Topic: Modernism and the National Parks: MISSION 66
Location: 112 Wurster Hall, University of Berkerley

Diane Harris Lecture – USA

Topic: The House I Live In: Residence and Identity in Levittown, Pennsylvania
Location: 112 Wurster University of Berkley

Ken Smith Lecture – USA

Topic: big little skip the middle
Location: 112 Wurster Hall University of Berkeley, California

Peter Walker Lecture – USA

Peter Walker – Partner-in-Charge, PWP Landscape Architecture, Berkeley, CA
Topic: Before the Memorial
Location: Piper Auditorium at Harvard GSD

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