VIDEOS | Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II Conference Proceedings

November 21, 2012,AEST

The Cultural Landscape Foundation has published the video proceedings of their recent conference Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II. The conference co-sponsored with the Central Park Conservancy examined the critical design and maintenance issues faced at some of the nation’s premiere urban woodlands. Landscape | Read More

Loop | Austin USA | Legge Lewis Legge

November 20, 2012,AEST

Loop was designed to inspire, in children, an interest and curiosity in architecture. The project was commissioned by Andrea Mellard, a curator for the AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center in Austin Texas, as part of Art on the Green, an artist | Read More

2013 USA Landscape Architecture School rankings announced

November 20, 2012,AEST

Harvard GSD | Gund Hall | Image Credit Flickr User Peter Alfred Hess UPDATE |  2014 Design Intelligence rankings are now available Design Intelligence has announced the 2013 America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools including the top landscape architecture schools in | Read More

VIDEO | Martha Schwartz at Harvard GSD

November 19, 2012,AEST

Martha Schwartz recently gave a one and half hour presentation at Harvard GSD about her firm’s works and recently published book Recycling Spaces: Curating Urban Evolution: The Work of Martha Schwartz Partners.  Martha Schwartz is Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture | Read More

Ecological Design by Nancy Rottle & Ken Yocom

November 19, 2012,AEST

Ecological design is an integral part of landscape architecture and there is a need to explain the basics to students and those looking for a simple guide. Rottle and Yocom’s book – Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design is a great | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 18 November 2012

November 18, 2012,AEST

Landscape Links from around the world  Urban Sustainability Enhanced Through Landscape Architecture | Thomas R. Tavella, FASLA | Living Green Magazine This article explores ways that landscape architectures are not only “greening” up properties in the more literal sense, but “greening” | Read More

Urban Air | Stephen Glassman

November 15, 2012,AEST

Imagine being stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic. The car’s not moving, you’re channel surfing, nothing but ads or news on the radio… Nothing but billboards with advertising — digital and print — on the skyline. But wait… What’s that up ahead? | Read More

Man-Built Islands Dongqian Lake | Ningbo China | HASSELL

November 14, 2012,AEST

Dongqian Lake, a water reservoir supplying the residents of Ningbo, requires regular dredging which results in a large quantity of by-product. The local authorities recognised an opportunity to use this by-product for the creation of a man-made island within the | Read More

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