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 protect Lower Manhattan from future catastrophes. But, such a strategy | 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 Architecture academics and professionals presented material  Stewardship of Central Park’s Woodlands. | Read More

2013 USA Landscape Architecture School rankings announced

November 20, 2012,AEDT

Harvard GSD | Gund Hall | Image Credit Flickr User Peter Alfred Hess UPDATE |  2014 Design Intelligence rankings are now available Design Intelligence has announced the 2013 America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools including the top landscape architecture schools in the USA. This is the third year we are sharing | Read More

VIDEO | Martha Schwartz at Harvard GSD

November 19, 2012,AEDT

Martha Schwartz recently gave a one and half hour presentation at Harvard GSD about her firm’s works and recently published book Recycling Spaces: Curating Urban Evolution: The Work of Martha Schwartz Partners.  Martha Schwartz is Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at the GSD. A landscape architect and artist for over | Read More

Ecological Design by Nancy Rottle & Ken Yocom

November 19, 2012,AEDT

Ecological design is an integral part of landscape architecture and there is a need to explain the basics to students and those looking for a simple guide. Rottle and Yocom’s book – Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design is a great resource for those wishing to get a grasp on the | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 18 November 2012

November 18, 2012,AEDT

Landscape Links from around the world  Urban Sustainability Enhanced Through Landscape Architecture | Thomas R. Tavella, FASLA | Living Green Magazine This article explores ways that landscape architectures are not only “greening” up properties in the more literal sense, but “greening” them up through the implementation of sustainable technologies and approaches. | Read More

Review of the 2012 EFLA Congress ‘Green infrastructure, from global to local’

November 17, 2012,AEDT

The EFLA regional congress named ‘Green infrastructure, from global to local’ took place between Saint Petersburg (Russia) and Stockholm (Sweden), Uppsala (Sweden) and Helsinki (Finland) between the 11 and 15th of June after the General EFLA Assembly. From the beginning the organizers’ aim was clear : introducing a long-term infrastructure vision, | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 21 October 2012

October 21, 2012,AEDT

Landscape links from around the world for your weekly reading What Happens in Brooklyn Moves to Vegas | Timothy Pratt | NY Times …almost a year into the Downtown Project, his $350 million urban experiment to build “the most community-focused large city in the world” in downtown Las Vegas Appreciating | Read More

WLA #07 Magazine submissions are open

October 17, 2012,AEDT

We recently published the #06 edition of WLA Landscape Architecture Quarterly Magazine and the search is on again for great landscape architecture projects to publish in the #07 edition. We have opened submissions for the #07 edition of WLA and we are looking for interesting projects (built and unbuilt) from across the world. We accept | Read More

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