Moving Forward on Climate Change

February 19, 2019,AEDT

Climate change is increasingly the largest issue facing the world with report after report raising the alarm bells. But these warnings appear to be falling on deaf ears of many nations and states, with governments who seek to maintain short | Read More

Landscape Architecture trends for 2019

January 14, 2019,AEDT

For the past two years, I have written posts about future trends in landscape architecture for the coming year and feel that 2019 will provide us with some interesting landscape architecture trends. But first it is time to look back at | Read More

Experiences of attending the 2018 ASLA Meeting

November 13, 2018,AEDT

Leading up to the 2018 ASLA Meeting in Philadelphia was a hectic time prior to making the 30-hour door to door trip (Melbourne Australia to Philadelphia) to attend the meeting. Although called a meeting it could be considered a conference which | Read More

Service Procurement – finding the right people

October 4, 2018,AEDT

As a landscape architect, we often look to procure services from other professionals including architects, engineers, horticulturalists, ecologists, irrigation designers, lighting designers, landscape contractors and many others. How we obtain these services is often based on past experience and word | Read More

Site Observations | Grand Park, Los Angeles, USA

September 17, 2018,AEDT

Site Observations is a new feature of WLA. Seeking to provide a first-hand experience of landscape architecture projects. These are not design critiques but seek to provide observations, impressions, perceptions of a the site and experiencing the space.  Grand Park | Read More

How to solve the shortage of landscape architects?

September 12, 2018,AEDT

During the financial crisis, I raised the possibility of a shortage of landscape architects and now a decade later there is anecdotal evidence that there is now a shortage of landscape architects in the UK, Australia and other countries. We | Read More

Designing for Social Exchange and Protest

September 6, 2018,AEDT

In recent times, the spaces of the cities have become places of protest and places of attack. The fear is that these spaces will become fortified and lead to the reduction in public exchange and erosion of democratic use of | Read More

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