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Nov 21
3D Printing Can Empower Landscape Architects : 3D printer / Gigaom Landscape architects can bypass contractors and participate directly in the fabrication and manufacturing of all sorts of objects like benches or even pavers, if they are confident...
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Nov 19
Architecture Is for Everyone : At Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), Interboro Partners, an interdisciplinary and relatively young firm of three GSD alums Tobias Armborst, Daniel D’Oca, and Georgeen Theodore, said...
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Nov 19
Simulating Landscapes with Point Cloud Models : Postcard from “Gotthard Landscape: The Unexpected View,” 2014 Architecture Biennale, Venice, showing a multi-layered perspective / Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich We need to find a word that br...
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Nov 18
A New Guide to Denver’s Landscapes : Denver Mountain Parks / Barrett Doherty – TCLF In advance of the 2014 ASLA Annual Meeting in Denver, The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has unveiled What’s Out There Denver, the first in a new s...
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Nov 18
Major Revamp Planned for D.C.’s South Mall : New South Mall campus plan / BIG The new master plan for the Smithsonian’s South Mall campus, which runs from the Hirshhorn Museum all the way to the Freer Museum, is a shocker....
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Nov 17
Interview with Christian Gabriel on GSA’s New Focus on Landscape Architecture : Christian Gabriel / Taylor Lednum, GSA Christian Gabriel, ASLA, is the National Design Director for Landscape Architecture for the U.S....
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Nov 17
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (November 1- 15) : Starry Night Bike Path, The Netherlands / Daan Roosegaarde Future Forecasting: Landscape Architects Might Save the WorldArchitecture & Design Australia, 11/3/14...
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Nov 13
“Living Breakwaters” Wins Buckminster Fuller Challenge : SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, founded by Kate Orff, ASLA, has just received $100,000 from the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) for their “comprehensive climate change adaptation and community deve...
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Nov 12
Richmond’s Transformational Riverfront Plan : James River Park / Jared Green Richmond, Virginia, and Portland, Oregon, may not seem to have much in common, except they both have rivers that cut through their cities....
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Nov 12
Urban Design Competitions Are Opportunities to Assert the Value of Landscape Architecture : Teresa Galí-Izard / Leena Cho Urban design competitions are opportunities to assert the value of landscape architecture, while still remaining in dialogue with other design professions....
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Nov 5
Bike Share Is Growing Up : Capital Bikeshare, Washington, D.C....
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Nov 5
When Landscape Eclipsed the Garden : Morel, Jean-Marie. La Théorie des Jardins (Paris 1776). Bibliothèque Nationale de France Joseph Disponzio, ASLA, wants us landscape architects to know where we came from....
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Nov 3
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (October 16 – 31) : SteelStacks Art and Cultural Campus, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania / Urban Land Institute, Paul Warchol New Singapore Public Realm Project for Grant AssociatesHorticulture Week, 10/2...
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Oct 29
Interview with Janet Echelman : Janet Echelman / Todd Erikson Janet Echelman builds living, breathing sculpture environments that respond to the forces of nature — wind, water and light — and become inviting focal points for civ...
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Oct 29
Deepak Chopra’s “Higher Health” : ASLA 2014 General Design Honor Award. Low Maintenance Eco-Campus: Vanke Research Center Shenzhen, China....
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Oct 29
Jackson Ward in Flux : Black History Museum / Jared Green Richmond, Virginia, is home to one of the most important historically African-American communities: Jackson Ward....
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Oct 27
NYC’s Green SWAT Team : Empire State Building, Earth Day / Inga’s Angle blog Achieving sustainability requires more than just enacting forward-thinking legislation—it also requires compliance with those government laws and r...
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Oct 27
The View That Named Richmond Is Preserved, for Now : Libby Hill Park and views / all photos by Jared Green Virginia is forever connected to England, as the state was founded by colonialists first sent over by King James I in early 1600s....
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Oct 27
Richmond’s Green Alleys : The Alleys of The Fan / all photos by Jared Green From Monroe Park, The Fan, a spatially-unique neighborhood, literally spreads out, with the spines of the unfolding fan taking the form of long avenue...
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