WLA #08 Submissions are open

January 10, 2013,AEDT

The 07 edition of WLA Landscape Architecture Quarterly Magazine was recently published and the search is on again for great landscape architecture projects for the 08 edition. We have opened submissions for the 08 edition of WLA and we are looking for interesting projects (built and unbuilt) from across the world. We accept submissions from landscape architects (professionals | Read More

JUST ARRIVED | Landscape

January 7, 2013,AEDT

Just arrived in the WLA mailbox is the Autumn edition of Landscape – The Journal of the Landscape Institute. This edition covers the Landscape Institute Awards 2012 and also a few interesting articles about 2016 Olympics Rio masterplan, Remaking Cities and the Highline for London Competition. The section I enjoyed | Read More

Into the Wild | Leiden The Netherlands | dmau and Openfabric

January 4, 2013,AEDT

Into the Wild is a playground design by dmau and Openfabric which recently won the Dutch sustainable playground design competition organised by the Richard Krajicek Foundation and Architectuur Lokaal. The design is located in a modernist post-war neighbourhood in Leiden. The competition asked for ideas of how to incorporate sustainable | Read More

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 took the approach of integrating the 1,000-slip marina with a | 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 360 interview how creative landscape architecture can help cities become | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 2 December 2012

December 2, 2012,AEDT

this weeks landscape links from around the world The Green Team Part 5: Tree Tag…You’re It! | Lisa DuRussel | Metropolis Magazine ….there comes a time when a landscape architect moves out from behind her drawing set, turns off AutoCAD, and heads out to a nursery. New York City AIDS | 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

Wild Kingdom | Stratford UK | We Made That

November 13, 2012,AEDT

The first legacy project to be delivered after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games recently opened at Three Mills Green in Stratford. Wild Kingdom is a unique and distinctive new play area where children can really let their imagination roam. Wild Kingdom has been designed to allow children of all | Read More

Zeytouneh Square | Beirut Lebanon | Gustafson Porter

November 1, 2012,AEDT

Zeytouneh Square | Image Credit | Tony El hagev Zeytouneh Square is one of four squares in a sequence of connected urban spaces along the Shoreline Walk, which forms an important part of the reconstruction of the Beirut city centre. The area suffered extensive physical and emotional damage during civil war between 1975 | Read More

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