Category Archives: DESIGN

Margie Ruddick Is Wild by Design

“Combining ecological function and design is now mainstream,” said landscape architect Margie Ruddick, ASLA, in a talk at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. “It’s no longer fringe. The culture has caught up.” And it’s caught up to where Ruddick, the winner of the 2013 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, has been for a […]

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Bridge Park as Community Gateway

A multi-million dollar elevated park spanning the Anacostia River is planned to link neighborhoods in the District of Columbia. This project will use existing infrastructure to support a new landmark called the 11th Street Bridge Park. Washington DC, our Nation’s Capital, is a city of around 650,000 people, 76,000 of whom live within two miles […]

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LAF Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future

Calling all change-makers who are passionate about sustainability, challenging the status quo, pursuing big ideas, and playing their unique role! The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) invites you to participate in its historic Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future. On June 10-11 in Philadelphia, LAF is convening preeminent thinkers and influencers from around the world […]

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Habitat Landscape Architects creates educational parks in Northern Cape, South Africa

The client brief called for three principal focuses: the creation of employment opportunities, capacity building or skills development, and maximising the socio and economic impact of the project at the local level. Budgetary and resource limitations coupled with intense local politics resulted in a very challenging environment for design and implementation decisions. In an effort […]

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Lowline Lab opens to the public

In October 2015 the Lowline Lab (“The Lab”) opened to the public, acting as a proof of concept for the Lowline—an innovative underground park that will transport daylight into the depths of a historic trolley station. At the Lowline, the Williamsburg Bridge Trolley terminal once more will be open to the public as an entirely […]

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Top 10 YouTube Tutorials for Drawing Trees

Article by Win Phyo.We take a look at 10 tutorials for drawing trees that will … Article by Win Phyo. We take a look at 10 tutorials for drawing trees that will bring life to your sketches and help you communicate your design schemes with more confidence. Trees are awesome! Feel free to disagree with […]

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Spice Up Your Life with the Trendy, Groundbreaking Global Movement “Spark Your City”

Article by Farah Afza JurekhSpark Your City, by Kipling, in Sutton Walk, London Imagine you are … Article by Farah Afza Jurekh Spark Your City, by Kipling, in Sutton Walk, London Imagine you are walking past the same old, boring tunnel to start your day, stressing about how angry your boss’ mood might be or […]

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Join The Celebration! World Landscape Architecture Month

April is World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), an international celebration of landscape architecture. WLAM introduces the profession to the public by showcasing landscape architect-designed spaces around the world. From the High Line in New York to your favorite local park, WLAM uses social media to celebrate the work of ASLA’s members and landscape architects around […]

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Submit Fall 2015 Work for Spring Show: Due Tomorrow!

Submit Your Best Work for the 2016 Spring Show!! Due APRIL 1  

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Lecture Tonight: David Vasquez

  Join The School of Landscape Architecture on Tuesday March 29th, 2016 @ 6:30pm for an exciting lecture by David Vasquez about the Solar-Hydrogen Future and the possibilities it holds. When: Tuesday March 29th, 2016 – 6:30pm Where: The Cannery, Suite 300

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