Monthly Archives: August 2013

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From Rome With Love!

In the old abattoir of Rome- today the Museum of Contemporary Art- two public gardens dealing with botanical spontaneity. On the occasion of Enel contemporanea 2012, an international art event that takes place in Rome annually, 75m of evergreens, perennial herbs and impromptu flowers alternate in volume and density and translate the vitality and ecological […]

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An Edible Garden for AT&T Park

AT&T Park is breaking new ground in the Farm-to-Table Movement with their plans to create an organic garden behind center-field wall. The project, designed by EDG Design Group, is still in the early stages of development, but renderings include aeroponic towers, green trellises and concrete planters which will grow a bounty of avocados, herbs, edible […]

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Internship Opportunity

Nka Foundation provides hands-on, site-based internships for landscape architecture students to learn-by-doing through use of local materials and infrastructure in rural Ghana. Participants live at the Abetenim Arts Village located 40 km Southeast of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. A typical responsibility is to design-build a site-specific landscape architecture such as a playground for the […]

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Rethinking Playgrounds

Web applications and video games have redefined what it means to “play” for our youth. In most parts of the world, as access to electronic devices become more and more common place, children are becoming increasingly sedentary. A group of playground manufacturers, Lappset, from ¬†Northern Finnish Lapland set out to redefine what it means to […]

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