GeoDesign Concept and its Solution Platform for Urban Design and Landscape Architecture | Nadia Amoroso

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GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is important part of the urban planning and urban design process. GIS has often been associated with science, and not so much on design. Geodesign offers to shake up the notion of GIS. Geodesign provides a design framework and supporting technology for design professionals to leverage geographic information, resulting in designs that more closely follow site and natural systems.

Geodesign is a new way of thinking about the design process, utilizing site data with software such as a GIS (Geographic Information System) to create urban or landscape designs.

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Latest WLA Magazine | WLA21 | Research & Policy

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WLA 21 | Research & Policy brings together some of the most interesting landscape research providing readers with insight into numerous topics including landscape of sound, the blue-green process, sea change, how to rethink dying shopping streets, vacated vacation homes, speculative urbanism, urban parks, saving bees, growing green cities guide, reclaiming headlands, an atlas for the end of the world, specialisation in landscape architecture and designing with nature to improve health. This edition of WLA Magazine is full of information that will have you inspired to do more and learn more about landscape architecture research.

WLA 21 is available now (pdf only) for just $USD3.99 and also available is an annual subscription for $USD20.

House of Desert Gardens | Paradise Valley, USA | Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture

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Rehwaldt LA forms a space with distinctive local identity

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A new open space has been designed between the river Neisse and the inner city which uses landscape and urban elements. A spaciously laid out „window“ had been opened to the river, a new path network, the „Tuchbahnen“ (spreads of fabric), is connecting the site with the adjacent quarters.

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IFLA Calls for Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award nominations

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The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), is soliciting nominations for its Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award. The IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award is the highest honor that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognizes a living landscape architect whose lifetime achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and on the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. The award is bestowed annually on an academic, public or private practitioner whose work and achievements are respected internationally.

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RHAA creates innovative inclusive playground

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The Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto, California is one of the nation’s most innovative inclusive playgrounds — allowing every child and every parent the opportunity to play. Children can move through the trees on an elevated walk and swing, sway, spin and slide, all on surfaces and equipment without barriers. The Magical Bridge Playground is about bridging the physical and social barriers which prevent children of all ages and abilities from uniting together in play. Here children are powerful, not passive, able to take risks, climb higher, think harder, and foster friendships through play. By meeting the diverse developmental needs of children through universal design, the bridges we are building are physical, intellectual, communicative, sensory, and social; to embrace a truly inclusive place where all children can experience equality of opportunity, full participation, and independence in play.

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VIDEO | Preparing to Export Site Model in Vectorworks

Recently we showed you Creating a Site Model from an Imported DWG in Vectorworks now you’ve finished the design and new 3D site model and you want to send it off to model maker, 3D printing, Engineer or other consultants. This is an easy to follow video tutorial that provides step-by-step instructions on how to export the model.

Nemetschek Vectorworks is a partner of World Landscape Architecture

 

 

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