Need for green farming schemes in England

November 4, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

Ideas blossom on Berlin Wall death strip

November 2, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

Landscaping With a Lighter Touch – NYTimes.com

October 29, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

Book Review | Composing Landscapes by Clemens Steenbergen.

September 4, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

Glenn Murcutt speaks out about Newcastle University

August 14, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

Urban gardens are changing the landscape of food

August 5, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

Damage control – Haaretz

July 30, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

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