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 | Read More

Playground to be designed by game designer

October 29, 2009,AEDT

In recent News via Guardian newspaper a game designer, Keita Takahashi will be working with Nottingham City Council and its landscape architect to come up with a playground design for Woodthorpe Grange Park. SOURCE: Guardian.co.uk Ed note: I think this | Read More

Downtown Miami’s Simpson Park is renovated

October 29, 2009,AEDT

MiamiHerald.com reports Two years ago, Miami and Audi of America began a joint effort to revitalize downtown’s Simpson Park, one of the city’s few remaining hammocks. Last Friday, Carolina Monteiro, head designer of Enzo Enea Landscape Design in Miami, as | 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 | Read More

Common Council Explores Redesign of The Commons

October 26, 2009,AEDT

Recently Sasaki Associates and Clough Harbour & Associates(engineers) presented several design options for a redesign of the Itaca Commons to Ithaca Commons Council and about 30 residents. A finalised preliminary design will be available in December, 2009. “The Commons is | Read More

Landscape Architecture preserving the environment

October 24, 2009,AEDT

I just watched a great video from Land Choices about landscape architecture and our role in the community and planning. The video features Colleen Murphy of Murphy & Associates talking about the role of landscape architects and how as a | Read More

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