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Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (August 16–31) Print E-mail
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 08:09


Site of Future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art / The Architect’s Newspaper

An Award-Winning Landscape Embraces Bay Views – Houzz, August 2014
“Landscape architect Scott Lewis repeats the sentiments of many architects and designers talking about their projects when he says that his favorite part of this project was witnessing its transformation. ‘I know what it looked like before,’ he says.”

Placemaking Done Right: Three Successful Approaches Planetizen, 8/19/14
“It is often hard to quantify what makes a place memorable, successful or special, but to paraphrase an old adage, ‘You know it when you see it.'”

Hollywood’s Freeway Cap Park Begins Environmental Review ProcessThe Architect’s Newspaper, 8/25/14
“The city of Los Angeles is now preparing an environmental impact report for the project. The park, located about four miles northwest of Downtown LA and about 500 feet north of the 101′s Hollywood Boulevard overpass, would be built on an engineered deck over the freeway.”

Landscape Architecture Makes Nashville a Better Place to Live  The Tenneseean, 8/26/14
“Developers that value landscape architecture are developers that value Nashville’s residents and communities.”

Can a Park Jumpstart a Neighborhood? The Boston Globe, 8/26/14
“The Lawn on D, a new temporary park at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, sits in what might seem like a bizarre spot to build a new outdoor space. It runs along a weird stretch of no-man’s-land on D Street in South Boston.”

Return of the JediThe Architect’s Newspaper, 8/28/14
“Pursued by both San Francisco and Los Angeles, George Lucas ultimately chose Chicago for his Museum of Narrative Art, an archive for the Hollywood icon’s extensive collection of movie memorabilia and modern art.”

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137 Pillars House by P Landscape Print E-mail
Monday, 01 September 2014 03:31
137-Pillars-House-Chiang-Mai-Thailand-P_Landscape-06The 137 Pillars House, formerly known as Baan Borneo, is a 30-suite boutique hotel property located on the banks of Chiang Mai’s Mae Ping River in Northern Thailand. The center of the property carefully preserves historic 19th century architecture which is surrounded by the site’s oldest guardians, a few native trees that existed on the site before it was rediscovered for renovation as a hotel property. Through careful planning and landscape design, the property still maintains its historic value and old-world charm. Add a comment
Playground at Zorlu Centre by Carve Print E-mail
Saturday, 30 August 2014 02:05
© Oguz MericEnd of 2012, Carve was contacted by the London branch of WATG landscape architects with the request if Carve would be interested in collaborating on the largest playground development in Istanbul. Starting point of the design The starting point for Carve’s design was that we wanted children to be able to completely dive into their […] Add a comment
Minghu Wetland Park by Turenscape Print E-mail
Monday, 25 August 2014 02:07
© TurenscapeIn 2009, Turenscape was commissioned by the Liupanshui Municipal Government to working on the planning and design of the ecological security patterns and ecological infrastructure, and the ecological restoration and landscape renovation of Shuicheng River. Utilizing landscape approaches at both macro and micro scales, the designers have been able to revitalize and upgrade the ecological, recreational and social value of the Mother River. Add a comment
The Ravelijn Bridge by RO&AD Architecten Print E-mail
Friday, 22 August 2014 01:42
The-Ravelijn-Bridge-by-RO&AD-Architecten-00The Ravelijn "Op den Zoom" is a fortress-island of the city of Bergen op Zoom in The Netherlands which is made in the beginning of the 18th century by Menno van Coehoorn, a famous fortress builder. This is the only "ravelijn" of him still present. The fortress was originally only accessible by boat , so supplies and soldiers had to be rowed the 80 meters to the fortress. Add a comment
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