31st Street Harbor | Chicago USA | AECOM

December 18, 2012,AEDT

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 | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 9 December 2012

December 9, 2012,AEDT

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 | Read More

Grand Park | Los Angeles USA | Rios Clementi Hale Studios

December 5, 2012,AEDT

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 | Read More

Detroit Riverfront Design Competition | UPDATE

November 29, 2012,AEDT

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 | Read More

Celebrating 5 years of World Landscape Architecture

November 28, 2012,AEDT

  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 | Read More

Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEDT

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson says environmentally friendly ‘soft infrastructure’ mitigates flood damage without sending harm elsewhere. The flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy prompted calls from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to consider building storm surge barriers to | Read More

VIDEOS | Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II Conference Proceedings

November 21, 2012,AEDT

The Cultural Landscape Foundation has published the video proceedings of their recent conference Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II. The conference co-sponsored with the Central Park Conservancy examined the critical design and maintenance issues faced at some of the nation’s premiere urban woodlands. Landscape | Read More

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