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Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Fresh Trends

Colombia’s Got Talent – 10 Examples of Colombian Design

Colombia’s Got Talent – 10 Examples of Colombian Design

Article by Mayré Rivero Bueno Continuing on with our world series, we have selected 10 projects that represent Colombian design. Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world with 40,000 to 45,000 plant species, which is 10 to 20 percent of the total global species and holds the top spot for number of bird species—surpassed only by Brazil. The country is home to Rogelio Salmona (1929-2007) a...

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Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Fresh Trends

Garden Designers and Landscape Architects: Resolving the Identity Crisis

Garden Designers and Landscape Architects: Resolving the Identity Crisis

Article by Win Phyo We explore the key differences between a garden designer and a landscape architect.  When is a garden designer a landscape architect/designer? Are they rivals or are they on par? This article is mainly inspired by conversations I have had with those outside the profession, unfamiliar with the scope of work of a landscape architect. Landscape architects/designers often get confused with garden designers, however the questions...

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Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Fresh Trends

10 Reasons to Go on a Landscape Architecture Exchange

10 Reasons to Go on a Landscape Architecture Exchange

Article by Emily Sinclair Discover why landscape architecture students should embark on a foreign exchange.  There are many clear advantages to participating in an exchange program during your time in university. From learning a new language to experiencing a new culture, becoming a foreign exchange student can change your perspective on the world around you. As landscape architecture students, we all deal with the design of spaces and the surrounding...

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Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Fresh Trends

The 10 Best YouTube Channels for Landscape Architecture Students

The 10 Best YouTube Channels for Landscape Architecture Students

Article by Farah Afza Jurekh – In this article, we take a look at some gems in the would of YouTube that are perfect Youtube channels for landscape architecture students. For landscape architecture students, everything cannot be taught in the studio, rather it is also self-learning process. While professors can help you learn how to generate a concept before the execution of the plans or how to work on...

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Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Fresh Trends

Architecture and Urban Design Course in Edinburgh, Scotland

Architecture and Urban Design Course in Edinburgh, Scotland

Review by Frank Bourque – A three-week postgraduate architecture and urban design course that teaches architecture based on its cornerstones in Edinburgh, Scotland. A lot of people would agree that there is something special about modern architecture that honors its roots in the past. This is exactly what the science of urban design is based upon – a rich history of shaping the physical settings for life in cities,...

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Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

New Urban Squares | How to Activate the Leftover Spaces Between Buildings

New Urban Squares | How to Activate the Leftover Spaces Between Buildings

Article by Giacomo Guzzon – The Case of St. James Square in Melbourne and Pancras Square in London looking at how they created new urban squares. Almost all historic public squares have some common characteristics. They are typically generous in size, they are often surrounded by important buildings, feature fountains, statues, and seating of some kind, and most importantly, they have lots of light because they are surrounded by...

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