Category Archives: DESIGN

What would a fish do with a swing?

A park can be a picnic, a classroom, a home, a meeting, a workout, a date, a break, a pathway. A park is a location-tool for the person, or group of people, who needs it. I ask you: what would a fish do with a swing? How can the designer or builder know what tools […]

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From Concept to Design: An Interview with MFA Student, Ritta

Ritta Lei Zichun has been in San Francisco now for 3 years, pursuing her dream of becoming a Landscape Architect.  After just 30 minutes with Ritta, I learned that she is eager, clear about her goals, and incredibly kind-hearted. She inspired me in the way she paused to answer questions honestly and how she leaned forward to […]

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Tree-planting drones can sow 100,000 seeds a day

BioCarbon Engineering The much-hyped promise of a drone-driven future—where drones bring us food, take our selfies, and even serve as taxis—is not nearly as cool as this Myanmar community’s drone-driven present. A group of villagers along the country’s Irrawaddy River will soon use drones to plant a million new mangrove trees in an effort to restore the area’s […]

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THE PROFESSION OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

THE PROFESSION OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE In addition, landscape architects are also active in other fields related to the design of open spaces and landscapes: for example, in village redevelopment as well as in urban planning and inner-city regeneration projects. Here landscape architects have to co-operate with architects, town planners, civil engineers, biologists and social planners. Landscape architects work for planning […]

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LAN Grad student Nahal Sohbati talks about her award winning master’s thesis project, Ridge Lane, in San Francisco.

LAN Grad student Nahal Sohbati talks about her award winning master’s thesis project, Ridge Lane, in San Francisco. See 3 Min Video of the Project HERE! 

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Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden June 22, 2017 – 04:53 A giant roof has been built in an area of 10,000 square meters in the Book Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran. The managing director of the Tehran Municipality Cultural Spaces Development Company, Alireza Jafari, has said a 10,000-square-metre green roof […]

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How Ball-Nogues Studio crafted this sculptural steel pavilion for Cedars-Sinai hospital

How Ball-Nogues Studio crafted this sculptural steel pavilion for Cedars-Sinai hospital By ANTONIO PACHECO • July 7, 2017 AHBE Landscape Architects and Ball-Nogues Studio have teamed up to develop a softened outdoor terrace and shade pavilion at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. (Courtesy Heliphoto) Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share The Max Factor Building—built in 1974 by A.C. Martin & Associates […]

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Sydney Park – a vibrant recreation and environmental asset for Sydney

The Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project is a seamless intersection of design, art, science and ecology, an outcome achieved by the collaboration landscape architects Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership (TDEP), Alluvium (water and environment), Dragonfly Environmental (ecology) and Turpin + Crawford Studio (public art). Much has been achieved over the past two decades to […]

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Team Felixx – jvantspijker wins design competition in Gufunes, Reykjavik

The Dutch design offices Felixx and jvantspijker, together with Orri Steinarsson, have won the international urban design competition in Gufunes, Reykjavik. The task was the strategic redevelopment of a vast coastal area of approximately 140 hectares, at the edge of the city. The winning proposal is committed to transform the area, with striking industrial buildings […]

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A Progress Report from the Cutting Edge of Resilient Design

Resilient Bridgeport / Rebuild by Design “We don’t know what resilience policy will look like in the new administration. There are lots of unknowns, but we can take solace in what we do know,” said Amy Chester, director of Rebuild by Design, at an event in Washington, D.C. that provided updates on how the six […]

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