Burbank Water and Power EcoCampus | AHBE Landscape Architects

March 8, 2012,AEDT

When Burbank Water and Power built an award-winning electric power plant in 2005, it also replaced several existing substations located on the campus. In restoring the old substation sites, BWP saw an opportunity to achieve something greater. Los Angeles based landscape architecture firm AHBE Landscape Architects was commissioned to create | Read More

SWA Group design Mixed Use Fairgrounds in California

April 28, 2011,AEDT

SWA Group has been named to provide detailed site planning and a Specific Plan for the 149-acre Solano360 mixed-use development that will transform the County Fairgrounds property at I-80 and Highway 37 into a year-round destination. The project will integrate a new County fairgrounds with entertainment, retail, hospitality, event- and | Read More

Santa Monica Palisades Garden Walk + Town Square

November 17, 2010,AEDT

The design for Palisades Garden Walk + Town Square has been shaped by an intense and collaborative community process and inspired by the California Arroyo Landscape.   The resultant design scheme, the “Arroyo Wash,” presents a park that will be the new heart of the city.  Fluid braided pathways appear to | Read More

Parque Bicentenario Estero 2010 – CAPALab (fabriKG)

October 18, 2010,AEDT

CAPALab’s aim, by combining two main attractors (activities + green public areas), was to encourage the local population and visitors to use ‘the Estero’ and in turn take ownership of this essential resource.

Field Operations wins Santa Monica project *UPDATE*

February 23, 2010,AEDT

Christopher Hawthorne reported recently for the Los Angeles Times that Field Operations has won the project for the 7 acres around the Santa Monica City Hall beating out teams including Frank Gehry & Peter Walker. The Field Operations proposal was the only one without an architecture firm attached. For more | Read More

Favorite Landscape Architecture Poll – Huffington Post

January 13, 2010,AEDT

The Huffington Post is currently undertaking a poll to gauge readers favorite landscape architecture from across America. Currently the Leader is Central Park, NY followed by Millenium Park in Chicago and then Academy of Sciences rooftop. Other landscapes included in the poll is the Great Orange County Park, The Highline | Read More

Budget crisis prompts LAEP students to take a lesson from the Great Depression

December 10, 2009,AEDT

There are many ways to skin a state-budget crisis, and in the face of California’s, Berkeley landscape architecture and environmental planning students came up with one of their own: a mini-version of the Great Depression’s most enduring public-works program. Putting their landscaping expertise to work at Oakland’s Claremont Middle School | Read More

NASA launches ‘Sustainability Base’

August 26, 2009,AEDT

Yesterday, NASA’s Ames Research Center held a ground breaking ceremony for its new ‘Sustainability Base’ – a high performance Platinum LEED Rated building in Moffett Field California. The building will feature near zero net energy consumption, use 90 percent less potable water than conventionally built buildings of equivalent size and | Read More

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