This Week In Landscape | 22 September 2013

A weekly update of some of what happened in Landscape Architecture this week….

Open City debate discusses ‘sterile London’ | Landscape Institute
“More than half of Londoners believe that London is a sterile city, respondents to a poll indicated in advance of the first ever Open City debate, held last night at the Landscape Institute.”

Introducing The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Boston | ASLA
“The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Boston, launched today by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), offers insider information about these designed landscapes and others you may not have heard of.”

Lisbon Architecture Triennale: strictly no buildings allowed | Oliver Wainwright | Guardian
From sofas that swallow you up to a 3D-printed coral reef, the Triennale explores architecture beyond building. But is it all a bit too irreverent?

5 Public Landscape of Isamu Noguchi | Diana Budds | Dwell
“With a body of work spanning sculpture, dance, furniture, lightning, and landscapes, Isamu Noguchi is one of the most revered figures in the 20th-century canon.”


Park(ing) Day

Numerous Parking day stories appeared in the media as well as some anti-parking day stories. Here are just a few that we found:

What if parking spaces were people spaces? Ann Arbor celebrates PARK(ing) Day | M Live

Park(ing) Day 2013: The Best Pop-Up Parks Across the States! [PHOTOS] | Inhabitat

Turn parking into parks for Park(ing) Day | Greater Greater Washington

PHOTOS: PARK(ing) Day 2013 | WNYC

PARK(ing) Day in D.C. Looked So Nice: Why Not Make It A Permanent Thing? | DCist

Why We Don’t Need Parking Day Anymore | Gizmodo

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