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Historic Pioneer Park is primed for a major infusion of capital funding. Currently a neglected, but critical public open space | Read More The post Pioneer Park | Mesa, Arizona | Dig Studio appeared first on World Landscape Architecture. [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The new 800,000 sq ft (74,300 sq. m) Westgate Oxford development includes the city's first public roof garden, designed by | Read More The post Designing Oxford's first public rooftop garden for Westgate Oxford | LDA Design appeared first on World Landscape Architecture. [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
28-Feb-2017 The Latest News in Landscape Architecture is sponsored by ZinCo – Life on Green Roofs – Ecological and Economical Green Roofs, worldwide. The post Latest News in Landscape Architecture appeared first on Landscape Architects Network. [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Each year more than 50 Million birds make the return journey from the Antarctic reaches to the northern tip of | Read More The post Lingang Sanctuary unveiled for Endangered Species by McGregor Coxall appeared first on World Landscape Architecture. [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) is delighted to announce that on March 1, Megan Barnes will join the organization as Program Manager for LAF's research initiatives, including the Landscape Performance Series, Case Study Investigation (CSI) program, Landscape Performance Education Grants, and research partnerships.Megan's background is in landscape architecture, international development, [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Article by Kamil Rawski – A Review of the Raised Gardens of Sants by COAC, in Barcelona, Spain. In the era of excessive urbanization it is increasingly difficult to find new spaces to make into green areas. At the same time the urban infrastructure absorbs more and more surfaces of [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Article By Aybige Tek – A review of Parametric Glacier Pavilion, by Didzis Jaunzems Architecture, in the Dome Cathedral garden, Riga, Latvia. The Parametric Glacier Pavilion was a hypnotic architectural centerpiece inside a garden courtyard at Riga's Dome Cathedral atrium this past fall. The 24-hour installation was part of a [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Thank you to everyone who entered the inaugural WLA Awards. This is the first time in 10 years that World | Read More The post Thank you for entering the WLA Awards appeared first on World Landscape Architecture. [...]
Sun, Feb 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Article by Aybige Tek – Öresjö recreational area by MARELD landscape architects, in Trollhättan, Sweden. When designing the Öresjö recreational area, the main concept for the landscape architects and people involved in the design phase was to create a beach and bathing areas in public space for everyone. Public use [...]
Sat, Feb 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Article by Frank Bourque – We look at the idea of permeable pavement with industry expert Robert Bowers and investigate why we need it more than ever in the world. Could the pavement industry be on its way to a revolution? We interviewed Robert Bowers, P. Eng., LEED Green Associate [...]
Sat, Feb 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source
We take a moment to look at 3 lighting innovations to look out for over the next 5 years and see just how bright our future really looks. There have been several lighting innovations that is set to disrupt the electrical industry. The widespread commercialisation of commercial LED high-bays [...]
Sat, Feb 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source
NUS (National University of Singapore) is the oldest university in Singapore. NUS-UT (University Town) was planned as an extension of | Read More The post Crafting a timeless campus : Characterisation of SITE through design with the conservation of topography and trees appeared first on World Landscape Architecture. [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Article by Niriti Porwal – A review of Angelopolis Corporate Terrace by DLC Architects (María Guadalupe Domínguez Landa, Rafael López Corona) in Lomas de Angelópolis, Puebla, México. Good commercial landscape planning is a matter of striking the right balance of form and function. In order to make the landscape speak [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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The 11th Street Bridge Park will be Washington, D.C.'s first elevated public park and a new venue for healthy recreation, environmental education, and the arts. As a result of a unique partnership with the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF), park managers now have a set of metrics and recommendations to track [...]
Mon, Feb 13, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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To date, over 800 built environment professionals from around the world have signed LAF's New Landscape Declaration, a new vision and 21st century call to action for landscape architecture. Have you signed?By signing the Declaration, you join us in asserting the vital role of landscape architecture in solving the [...]
Tue, Jan 31, 2017, Continue reading at the source