On October 18, New York Chapter ASLA and Van Alen Institute hosted an evening of rapid-fire Pecha Kucha presentations – “Change Agents: Landscape Architects on the Innovation Forefront” Change Agents: Landscape Architects on the Innovation Forefront from Van Alen Institute on Vimeo.
The City of Boulder invites architects, planners, designers, artists, landscape architects and any and all other creative thinkers—both professionals and students—to participate in the Civic Area Ideas Competition to propose creative concepts for the future transformation of Boulder’s most expansive public space into a true “civic heart” of the city.
The 31st Street Harbor, one of the largest harbors built in Chicago in the last 50 years, transforms an underused portion of Lake Michigan lakeshore into a new public amenity. Unlike traditional harbors that are typically commercial ventures, this project took the approach of integrating the 1,000-slip marina with a | Read More
This Weeks landscape architecture links from around the world…. Designing the Urban Landscape To Meet 21st Century Challenges | Diane Toomey | Yale Environment 360 Martha Schwartz, a professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, explains in a Yale Environment 360 interview how creative landscape architecture can help cities become | Read More
IMAGE CREDIT | Jim Simmons Grand Park’s landscape architecture and architecture by Rios Clementi Hale Studios creates a distinctive, interconnected, and inviting space. The design is inspired by the diversity of the people of the region, both explicitly and implicitly, in the variety of its lawns, terraces, plazas, and gardens. Although | Read More
Recently, Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design announced that Richard Weller has been recommended as Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture. Pending final University approval, Weller will assume Chairmanship January 2013, a position currently held by Professor James Corner, who | Read More
The American Institute of Architects Detroit’s Urban Priorities Committee (AIA-UPC) is conducting a design competition to redesign the riverfront of Detroit. The competition will focus on the area between Cobo Hall and the Renaissance Center and between Jefferson Avenue and the Detroit River. This section of Riverfront which includes Hart | Read More
World Landscape Architecture celebrates 5 years of publishing landscape architecture projects, news, competitions and book reviews. Originally a blog named World Landscape Architect with a few readers has grown into a webzine of over 35,000 readers and our more recently the WLA Quarterly Landscape Architecture Magazine. One of the first | Read More
Gardens by the Bay – Grant Associates | Image Credit Robert Such The RSA has announced the Royal Designers for Industry awards that began as a means by which to enhance the status of designers today remains the highest accolade for designers in the UK and is conferred to those | Read More
The Department of Landscape Architecture at Penn State is announcing a call for the A.E. Bye/ Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow for the calendar year 2013. The Fellowship provides a $2,500 stipend for a minimum of one week of archival research in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library at Penn State’s University | Read More