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Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion unveiled

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute has installed Flatiron Reflection, winner of the …

Architecture

Meet the 2018 WLA Awards Jury

WLA is very proud to have five experienced landscape architects join the jury for the 2018 WLA Awards. There expertise and knowledge will be utilised …

South-east Asia

Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden opens in Sydney’s Centennial Parklands

The Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden by ASPECT Studios was officially opened in October 2017 by NSW Minister for the Environment, Local …

Landscaping

Landscape Architects Leading the Charge for Climate Action

On October 20th, 2017 at the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA – Martha Schwartz, Principal of …

Landscape Architecture

Urban SOS® 2017: hOUR City finalists announced

AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, today announced four finalists for Urban SOS® …

Landscape Architecture

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Onyx | Bangkok Thailand | Shma

Onyx is situated at one of Bangkok’s busiest neighborhood next to the main busy road and surrounded by congested building blocks. “Passage” is the …

Architecture

A Look Back at Garden Dialogues 2017

“Do you know what we could have scalped these tickets for?,” said one attendee at the <i>Garden Dialogue</i> at Alfred Caldwell’s farm north of Chicago. The …

Architecture

Multifunctional city space wins Danish Landscape Architecture Award 2017

The urban plaza in front of the golden Library and Cultural house in Copenhagen’s Northwest Quarter wins Danish Landscape Architecture Award 2017. …

Architecture

Grant Associates leading the design of a 41 hectare city park in Tianjin, China

Landscape architect Grant Associates has won an international competition to create a new 41 hectare city park for Sino-Singapore Tianjin | Read …

China

Bandirma Recreational Park | Balikesir, Turkey | Landmarch

Bandirma is located in the prominent city of Balikesir, Turkey. Balikesir itself is placed in an interesting geographical point of | Read MoreThe …

Landscape Architecture

MVRDV completes Seoullo – Seoul’s Skygarden

Today, Mayor of Seoul, Won-soon Park officially opens Seoul’s new public garden Skygarden, Seoullo 7017, a 983-metre botanical floating walkway, | …

Landscape Architecture

Swansea's £500m city centre regen gets go-ahead

The city’s planning committee gave the go-ahead to redevelop the 11 ha site, which includes the St David’s shopping centre in the city …

ASLA Announces Newest Honors Recipients

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) today announced its 2017 honors recipients. Selected by ASLA’s Board of Trustees, the honors …

Landscape Architecture

Why the shade garden is so underrated — and how to create your own

Shade gathers from year to year in the garden like the wrinkles on your face, growing more pronounced with time.<p>Small bushes develop into large shrubs, young patio trees shift from skinny to broad, newly planted trees rise to the rooftops and beyond. This is a direct consequence of our love of …

Gardening

World Environment Day | Clean-ups and new national parks

June 5 is World Environment Day when the world hopes for a brighter future for the planet. A day when | Read MoreThe post World Environment Day | …

Landscape Architecture

A Call for a Hippocratic Oath on Protecting the World's Oceans

In a <i>Yale Environment 360</i> interview, scientist Nathan Bennett explains why he and other marine experts are calling for a a code of conduct for ocean …

Codes of Conduct

Gardening quick fixes for summer

Even if your garden is in a state, it’s not too late to get it spruced up for summer<p>It’s that time of year again: to swing open the back door, feel the sun against your skin… and promptly burst into tears at the sight of your garden. Monty Don’s Longmeadow this isn’t. Unloved, neglected, with a …

Gardening

What to plant in your garden in June

So it’s June, and the searing heat of the Southern California summer is pacing in the wings, waiting to take center stage.<p>Is it too late to put food-producing plants in the ground?<p>Conventional wisdom tells Southern California gardeners to avoid planting edibles in June because they’ll suffer and …

Replace Your Lawn With These Superior Alternatives

Earlier this week, we suggested you stop mowing your lawn. American lawn care consumes almost a third of all U.S. domestic water use and produces 4% …

Gardening

The Figure-Ground of Cities by Nadia Amoroso

Figure-ground drawings are conventional drawings used for urban design and city planning. Figure-ground plans depict the built and un-built spaces | …

Drawing

‘The Green Entrance’ for a city with style – Delva Landscape Architects / Urbansim

DELVA Landscape Architects / Urbanism presents the plan for ‘The Green Entrance’ of The Hague, as part of the program | Read MoreThe post ‘The Green …

Landscape Architecture

Finalists announced for Nepean Point design competition

The National Capital Commission is pleased to announce the finalists in the international design competition for the redevelopment of Nepean | Read …

Landscape Architecture

Snøhetta Reimagines Willamette Falls

Willamette Falls is the second largest waterfall by volume in the United States. For over a century, the breathtaking site | Read MoreThe post …

Landscape Architecture

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Obama's Presidential Center through the landscape architecture lens

<i></i>The most important question related to the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side doesn’t have that much to do with its architecture. It …

Architecture

The World of Architecture Should Embrace the Avant-Garde, as This Year's Pritzker Prize Has

Barcelona

2016 Triumph Pavilion unveiled at the Museum Gardens in London

The eagerly anticipated 2016 Triumph Pavilion at the Museum Gardens in Bethnal Green, London, next to the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum of …

Architecture
Architecture

Traffic disruption of cycling projects is short-lived: the benefits long-lasting

Some Londoners think that cyclists are getting an easy ride right now. And in some respect, it’s not hard to see why. A few years ago not even the …

Cycling