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

VIDEO | Ken Smith on aesthetics in Landscape Architecture

October 13, 2012,AEDT

Ken Smith recently gave a lecture at Taubman College at the University of Michigan about aesthetics in landscape architecture. During the one and half hour lecture Ken goes through many of projects undertaken by WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect. Ken Smith, WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect from Taubman College on | Read More

Calls for Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award nominations

October 10, 2012,AEDT

IFLA has asked for Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award nominations to be submitted by the 30 November 2012. The Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award is the highest honour that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognises a living landscape architect whose lifetime achievements and contributions have had | Read More

Tbilisi Zoo | Tbilisi Georgia | HASSELL

October 2, 2012,AEDT

The London Studio of HASSELL, working with Arup, has been appointed by Tbilisi City Hall to carry out the concept design of the new Tbilisi Zoo on the outskirts of the Georgian capital city. The project will see the existing city centre zoo replaced by a zoological and recreation complex | Read More

Peter Walker awarded the ULI Prize For Visionaries In Urban Development

October 2, 2012,AEDT

The 2012 Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development has been awarded  to landscape architect Peter Walker,  which is the institute’s highest honor. Walker will be honored during ULI’s annual fall meeting October 16-19 in Denver. More information and video of Peter and his thoughts | Read More

WLA #06 Landscape Architecture Quarterly Magazine

September 26, 2012,AEDT

We have just published the #06 edition of  WLA Landscape Architecture Quarterly Magazine. #06 includes projects from Stoss Landscape Urbanism, Gustafson Porter, Boffa Miskell, HOSPER, Claude Cormier + Associes, KBP.EU | Karres en brands and Polyform, Volkert, Cardno S.P.L.A.T., Hostetler Zhang Studer and SHMA. #06 include a wide variety of | Read More

Drs. Julian & Raye Richardson Apartments | San Francisco USA | Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture

September 20, 2012,AEDT

IMAGE CREDIT: Bruce Damonte On a half-acre site in an up-and-coming San Francisco neighborhood, the Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson Apartments provide a dignified new home for formerly homeless adults. The 120-unit, GreenPoint-Rated building offers supportive services such as a counselling center, an on-site medical suite, a job training program, and employment opportunities through the | Read More

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