Deep Learning set to help herbariums automate species identification

August 14, 2017,AEDT

Herbariums around the world have large collections of sample sheets with dried plants pressed ready for  taxonomists to annotate, classify. This process often takes time and many herbariums don’t have the resources to catalogue the sample sheets, however researchers at Costa Rica Institute of Technology recently undertook a study using deep learning to | Read More

Florence-Scandicci Green Tramway by Ines Romitti

March 13, 2015,AEDT

  The construction of tramways represents an innovative solution to transport problems in big cities. This is the first tramway of Florence, winding west and connecting the Santa Maria Novella station to Scandicci, where open spaces have been improved by choosing trams for present mobility, proposing a greenway with highly developed technology such as the systems of flat | Read More

#Bamboo – Urban Metamorphosis | Genoa, Italy | OAM Architecture

July 15, 2014,AEDT

The design concept provides the formation of a public space for all new “identity” : a green area, sustainable where everyone can meet up , lie down, play , study, work, dance, relax, contemplate the beauty of the visual and sensory seascape , learn, educate children, cooking, farming and self- | Read More

Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse Sustainable Landscape Retrofit | Albuquerque USA | Rios Clementi Hale Studios

May 20, 2014,AEDT

Rios Clementi Hale Studios’ environmentally friendly landscape design achieves GSA’s cost-saving sustainability goals in three interconnected ways: ecologically, economically, and culturally. In terms of ecology, the landscape design reintroduces native plants that require little supplemental irrigation, provides irrigation by collecting and re-using rainwater, filters stormwater runoff in on-site bioswales, decreases | Read More

Cityscapes Remix Garden | London UK

April 19, 2014,AEDT

London based garden design festival staged a three month long project in partnership with the RHS and coin Street Community Builders, titled The Remix Garden, running over the summer of 2013 in the iconic OXO Tower Wharf courtyard on the South Bank. The basic premise being that the Cloudy Bay | Read More

Padaro | Carpinteria California | Arcadia Studio

September 13, 2013,AEDT

The owners desired a modern aesthetic to symbolize a break from their past and to signify a new beginning in their lives. The resulting modern beach house and gardens integrated these needs employing the California tradition of contemporary indoor – outdoor living. The project is located on an exclusive section | Read More

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