Landscape Architecture in the News

May 10, 2010,AEST

James Corner’s master plan for Lake Ontario Park in limbo – Globe & Mail “Once the parks are realized, Toronto will be indisputably a city connected to the lake, psychologically as well as literally. That can change the image and | Read More

Competition: Santa & Cole Landscape Architecture Competition

May 2, 2010,AEST

Santa & Cole, the Spanish Association of Landscape Architects and the European Biennial of Landscape Architecture announce the first Santa & Cole Landscape Architecture Competition, a Europe-wide competition of ideas intended to promote and reward good professional landscape architecture work | Read More

Harvard changing the profession

April 19, 2010,AEST

Karen Weintraub recently wrote an article for the Boston Globe – At Harvard, landscape architects reinvent roles, link disciplines in which Weintraub interviews Charles Waldheim on how the profession of landscape architecture is changing by winning and managing development projects | Read More

Landscape Architecture Magazine gets new Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2010,AEST

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the selection of veteran journalist Bradford McKee as the new Editor-in-Chief for Landscape Architecture magazine, the landscape architecture profession’s national magazine of record celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. “He will be | Read More

15 more Registered Landscape Architects in the Philippines

March 22, 2010,AEST

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Monday announced that 15 out of 25 examinees passed the Landscape Architect  Licensure Examination given by the Board of Landscape Architecture in Manila this March 2010. Congratulations to the following people for passing and becoming registered | Read More

Can landscape planning help get LEED certification?

March 5, 2010,AEST

stltoday.com has just published a great article about the benefits of landscape architects and landscape planning in relation to obtaining LEED certification for developments through irrigation, mulching and specification of native plants. Its great to see some press about how | Read More

Winners Announced in Surrey’s Town Centres Design Competition

February 26, 2010,AEST

“TownShift: Suburb Into City” sponsored by the City of Surrey was a sustainable design competition to provide vision for Surrey’s five growing town centres – Cloverdale, Fleetwood, Guildford, Newton and Semiahmoo. The competition attracted 138 submissions from 20 countries, and | Read More

SvR + Hewitt designing Seattle’s streets

February 24, 2010,AEST

In October 2009, Seattle Parks selected SvR Design + Hewitt as the primary design consultant for four Belltown blocks, from First to Fifth Avenues will be turned into Seattle’s first park boulevard with swales and natural landscaping. Last month SvR | Read More

Johnson Pilton Walker & PWP selected for Barangaroo

February 24, 2010,AEST

Premier Kristina Keneally and Planning Minister, Tony Kelly, yesterday formally signed an authorisation for the $6 billion contract with Lend Lease for commercial development of Barangaroo. At the same time as signing the contract Planning Minister Mr Kelly said that | Read More

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