I was at Harvard yesterday to participate on the student project reviews at the GSD, and was flattered with an invitation by Craig Verzone to be interviewed for his podcast series, Terragrams, on landscape design. His series is a nice cross-section of the landscape profession – from academia to practitioners – and he’s interviewed some… Read more »
Earlier this week ULI awarded our Beijing Finance Street project with their Award of Excellence. Beijing Finance Street is a 3.36 million-square-meter (36.2 million-sf) mixed-use development that features offices, luxury hotels, retail space, and apartments organized around a meandering central park. For me, this award is confirmation of the importance of this project type. ULI… Read more »
Just wanted to share the Video from SWA’s 50th anniversary which we did a couple years ago here in San Francisco. The spirit of the event was public outreach and education about public space and landscape. Please take a couple minutes and view the ‘planting seeds‘ video. Your feedback would be greatly appreciated.
SWA, in conjunction with From Lot to Spot and the Environmental Charter High School, is working on a project on the Dominguez Creek Waterway in Los Angeles. The students created conceptual designs of amenities they would like to see implemented in addition to the initial design. We are currently in the process of presenting these… Read more »
The website – landscape urbanism (dot) com – launches its Beta Site on March 1, 2011. Stemming from a summer 2010 Fellowship project and previous research done at the University of Pennsylvania, Landscape Urbanism (dot) com is a website project two years in the making. LandscapeUrbanism.com embraces another medium (the web) to provide a space… Read more »