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Dec 19
Design a Wildlife Center in Africa : Rhinoceros / Kruger National Park At nearly 19,000 square kilometers, Kruger National Park, which spans both South Africa and Mozambique, is one of the largest wildlife preserves in Sub Saharan Africa...
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Dec 17
Future Landscapes: 3D Laser Projections : What would have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago is now reality. Researchers at Burton Inc. in Japan have figured out how to create a 3D projection of text and images into the air....
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Dec 16
Each Country Will Make “National Pledge” to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions : Artwork outside the 20th UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru / 3 News, New Zealand Last week, negotiators from nearly 200 countries built further momentum towards a global deal to limit climate...
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Dec 15
Interview with William Wenk on Denver’s Efforts to Become a More Sustainable City : William Wenk / Wenk Associates William Wenk, FASLA, is the founder and president of Wenk Associates....
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Dec 15
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (December 1 – 15) : William B. Callaway / SWA Group William B....
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Dec 9
Landscape Architects Announce Call for Presentations for 2015 Meeting in Chicago : ASLA 2008 Professional General Design Award of Excellence....
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Dec 9
Fracking: Can Getting Involved Do Any Good? : Fracking equipment in Pennsylvania / University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health’s Center for Healthy Environments and Communities via Why Files High Volume Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturi...
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Dec 5
A New Town Square for an Urbanizing Mesa : Mesa City Center / all images Colwell Shelor, West 8, and Weddle Gilmore  Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture, West 8 Urban Design + Landscape Architecture, and Weddle Gilmore have won a design comp...
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Dec 5
An Opportunity for a Regenerative New Airport in Mexico City : Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico, 66 miles wide and 68 miles long. Top: hydrology and agriculture. Below: hydrology and urban systems....
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Dec 2
Retrofitting Suburbia: It’s All About Context and Scale : Ellsworth Commons, Malta, New York / Fun Saratoga Blog As more sprawled-out suburban and rural communities attempt to turn abandoned, outdated shopping malls into walkable downtown destinations, the c...
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Dec 1
So You Want to Be a Home Design Show Star? : Curb Appeal / HGTV More than 41 million Americans watch home design shows on TV each week....
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Dec 1
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (November 16 – 30) : The playground in Riverstone master-planned community, Big Adventure Park, incorporates the natural environment as much as possible....
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Dec 1
Best Books of 2014 : Urban acupuncture / Island Press Looking for the perfect present for your favorite landscape architect, designer, or planner?...
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Dec 1
Projective Ecologies : Projective Ecologies / Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Actar Projective Ecologies, by Chris Reed, ASLA, founder of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, and Nina-Marie Lister, Affil....
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Nov 24
Barangaroo Comes Together : Barangaroo Final Plan....
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