Need for green farming schemes in England

November 4, 2009,AEDT

Natural England has published a report titled “Agri-environment schemes in England 2009: A review of results and effectiveness”, the report draws on research from the entire 22-year history of the schemes and analyses the impact they have made on England’s farmed environment. Poul Christensen, Acting Chairman of Natural England, said: | Read More

Royal Horticultural Show Display landscape recycled for school

November 2, 2009,AEDT

24dash.com reports Horticultural specialists are developing a school garden in Wirral using recycled materials from the Tatton Park Royal Horticultural Show……. They are using reclaimed timber, to create a pergola and planters, as well as recycled plants, stones and galvanised steel for seating, worth around £1,200……. Read more at the | Read More

Ideas blossom on Berlin Wall death strip

November 2, 2009,AEDT

The area that bounded the Berlin Wall stretches for 155km(96miles) known as No-Mans Land and the death strip is a vast green oasis running through Berlin, some watchtowers remain. The AFP article tells us that Dutch landscape architect Joyce van den Berg has set herself such a task, saying secret | Read More

Landscaping With a Lighter Touch – NYTimes.com

October 29, 2009,AEDT

A recent article by William L. Hamilton at the New York Times about landscaping enhancing property values interviewed some landscape architects and clients and many drew the conclusion that people are heading towards more low maintenance gardens with few features. Out with the outdoor kitchen and in with the kitchen garden. More | Read More

Book Review | Composing Landscapes by Clemens Steenbergen.

September 4, 2009,AEDT

Video Book Review of Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design by Clemens Steenbergen. World Landscape Architect – Composing Landscapes Book Review from WorldLA on Vimeo. Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design available from Amazon for $USD34.27 + postage    

Glenn Murcutt speaks out about Newcastle University

August 14, 2009,AEDT

Glenn Murcutt, the Pritzker prize-winning architect has spoken out about the new and revised architecture and landscape architecture at Newcastle University. Murcutt, particlarly points out that he is amazed at the cutting down of trees and the change in plant material used on the site. He goes on to online | Read More

Urban gardens are changing the landscape of food

August 5, 2009,AEDT

Rocky Mount Telegram reports The most idealistic of advocates envision cities and towns that burst with food, be it from skyscraper roofs, apartment balconies, back alleys or repurposed plastic tubs. In this world, people plan their meals around what’s in season, relegating supermarket trips to coffee, wheat and other staples | Read More

Damage control – Haaretz

July 30, 2009,AEDT

Haaretz reports The planners behind the recently opened section of Road 6 did their best to reduce the highway’s impact on the environment but admit that ‘irreversible damage’ was done The planning concept included a comprehensive approach to landscape, out of a desire to minimize damage to plant and animal | Read More

Miami Beach opens its new South Pointe Park – Miami Travel Examiner

March 25, 2009,AEDT

Miami Travel Examiner reports “The Miami Beach Parks & Recreation Department paid $22.4 million to redesign and rebuild South Pointe Park, which reopened on March 22, 2009, after two years of construction.” Hargreaves Associates landscape architects were part of the team for the redesign. SOURCE:Miami Travel Examiner – Miami Beach | Read More

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