Natural Learning Initiative: New role for Landscape Architecture

March 19, 2011,AEDT

NC STATE UNIVERSITY’s Natural Learning Initiative have a been posting on their blog Robin’s Nest. Recently they posted(author unknown) a new post – A New role for Landscape architecture Like many professions, medicine being an example, landscape architecture is beginning to subdivide into specializations informed by empirical evidence……… At NLI, | Read More

Landscape Fusion Symposium in Portland

March 15, 2011,AEDT

ASLA Oregon is holding the Landscape Fusion Symposium where they will explore a FUSION of ideas, concepts, and design that will inspire you to see the Northwest landscape in a whole new light. Two days of activities and education sessions led by national and local experts will generate its own unique | Read More

Critical Infrastructures: Center for Land Use Interpretation

March 13, 2011,AEDT

Critical Infrastructures: Center for Land Use Interpretation from The Architecture Foundation on Vimeo. Matthew Coolidge, Center for Land Use Interpretation (Los Angeles), in conversation. Chaired by Owen Hatherley, writer and journalist; author, A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain. The Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) is a | Read More

Constructed Ground

March 12, 2011,AEDT

Constructed Ground from Cory Silva on Vimeo. This is based on an essay on landscape urbanism by Linda Pollak. The ideas and theories explained in the video are from Pollak and Lefebvre. Film by Oscar Gomez, Jared Schmidt, Derek Sergison, Cory Silva.

Landscape Mosaics

March 12, 2011,AEDT

Landscape Mosaics from Aaron Dang on Vimeo. Cal Poly Pomona College of Environmental Design Landscape Architecture -LA402 Winter 2011 Andy Chew, Aaron Dang, Trent Keegan, Aaron Reece

Redfern Park – creating a different playground experience

February 16, 2011,AEDT

Redfern Park is located in the suburb of Minto, 60 kilometres south-west of the Sydney CBD. Minto is an outer ring suburb currently undergoing a major urban renewal process as the result of changes to the State Governments public housing policy that is seeing the enclaves of the 1970’s being | Read More

MRDC | Ken Smith Workshop: city of the river

February 7, 2011,AEDT

Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition Finalist “There’s a reason the city is located on the falls. The falls are really powerful. They’re beautiful and they really have a strong emotional response for people. I mean: you’re just drawn to them. They are what make a place. And that is why the | Read More

Not all abandoned railroads are destined to be the ‘Highline’

January 21, 2011,AEDT

Sioux Falls this week removed a section of abandoned railway bridge so that a new pedestrian bridge can be constructed. Which would left me asking  why wouldn’t you re-use the bridge as the pedestrian/cycle bridge? Apparently the old railway bridge acts as a dam during heavy rains causing  flooding in the area. Its | Read More

READING THE LANDSCAPE: On-Line Reading Group Seeking Members

January 20, 2011,AEDT

READING THE LANDSCAPE is an on-line reading group dedicated to fostering engaging dialogue about the shaping of our built environment. The inaugural group will begin reading The Landscape Urbanism Reader edited by Charles Waldheim the week of February 21st. The group will include a total of 15 people. Depending on | Read More

New Publication: Scapegoat

January 20, 2011,AEDT

A recent post by faslanyc we read about Scapegoat – a new journal on landscape, architecture, and political economy. Its available for free download. Scapegoat is a publication that engages the political economy of architecture and landscape architecture. The figure of the scapegoat carries the burden of the city and its sins.

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