Marsh Lane is within the Lea Valley and sits in the flood plain of the river Lea and Dagenham Brook.
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Infrastructure Ontario has issued a request for proposals(RFP) seeking landscape architects with the expertise and capacity to design an urban park and waterfront trail along the east island of Ontario Place. Infrastructure Ontario, on behalf of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and the Ministry of Infrastructure, is moving forward on the development of the urban park and waterfront trail to revitalize Ontario Place and improve access to the waterfront.
Weekly round up of landscape architecture links
More Parks and Green Space | Adrian Benepe | New York Times
Landscape Institute Chief executive Alastair McCapra to leave for new job | Landscape Institute
Q&A: Lise Cormier, landscape architect, on sparking an international plant-sculpture craze | Molly Petrilla | Smartplanet.com
On a Remote Island, Lessons In How Ecosystems Function | Fred Pearce | Yale Enivironment 360
The Museum of Science and Industry’s mission is to inspire the inventive genius in everyone by presenting a captivating and compelling experience that is real and educational. With over 2,000 exhibits in the museum’s main building, the institution is continuously adding new exhibits exploring different technologies. Along with Michele Kaufman, architect of pre-built environmentally friendly modular housing, Jacobs/Ryan Associates (JRA) designed a sustainable landscape for the new Smart Home exhibit at the Museum. According to the Museum’s website, “Toured by over 200,000 guests since its debut in May 2008 (through 2010), the Smart Home provides examples and ideas for sustainable living with contemporary style and in harmony with the environment. Whether you’re into gardening, gadgets or garages, it will reboot your thinking about your home and how to live greener.” The site and landscape elements tell Museum visitors a story of sustainability in practical applications of green technology.