Monthly Archives: February 2016

You Can Climb Inside These Colorful Beach Pineapples

Just in case that wasn’t clear from looking at them BY JEREMIAH BUDIN FEB 23, 2016, 5:30PM Since it is not abundantly clear just from looking at them, we figured we ought to let you know that these large, elevated pineapple-looking things that architecture firm Spark wants to build on a beach in Singapore are actually huts that […]

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DENCITY 2016 – A COMPETITION TO IMPROVE INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS

Shelter is pleased to invite architects, planners, students, engineers, designers, thinkers, NGOs and organizations from all over the world to take part in the second annual Dencity Competition. Rapid world growth and urbanization is not allowing cities to adapt and provide for their inhabitants. Towns are quickly growing into cities, and some of the densest places […]

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RSA Competition – Student Design Awards 2016

The 2015-16 competition is officially open for entries! University students and recent graduates anywhere in the world can enter the 2015/16 Awards, which challenge participants to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues. The winning entrants will receive paid industry placements, financial support and RSA Fellowship to help kick-start their careers. Young designers from all […]

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Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops 1966-1971

How do you perceive the environment? In the summer of 1966, renowned American landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916–2009) and his wife, dance pioneer Anna Halprin (born 1920), began a series of experimental, cross-disciplinary workshops in northern California that offered a new approach to environmental awareness. Drawn from architecture, ecology, music, cinematography, graphics, choreography, and lighting, […]

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The ASLA-NCC 2016 Call for Entries

The American Society of Landscape Architects Northern California Chapter has released the Call for Entries for the 2016 Professional & Student Awards. Award recipients and their clients will be honored at the awards presentation ceremony during the Chapter Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation on April 21, 2016. The prestige of the ASLA awards programs relies on […]

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Terence Lee: Learning By Working: From Kiley To Present – Video Lecture

The School of Landscape Architecture presents Terence Lee and his lecture Learning by Working: From Kiley to Present. Academia is a necessary first step to becoming educated in your field. One must learn the basics of their chosen profession and more importantly, it’s history. Terence Lee, of TLEEDESIGN explains how he has discovered what was […]

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