Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Cartographic Grounds

Current exhibition at Harvard GSD that considers the 'landscape imaginary' through the relationship between plan and map representations. The ground is the area of operation and the exhibition considers multiple ways it has been represented across disciplines through practitioners' work. Read more here: http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/#/projects/cartographic-grounds-exhibition.html

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Back Bay Fens: before & after

F.L Olmsted's Back Bay Fens, before & 20 years after!

Wildlife Crossings

PDF on the wildlife road crossings competition held in 2010 illustrating the various design solutions. ARC - an interdisciplinary organisation founded to examine the wide range of issues relating to wildlife crossings - organised the ideas competition to find new design solutions for wildlife crossings that would address the danger of collisions to humans and animals, as well as reconnecting landscapes, improving habitat connectivity. More here

Saturday, December 15, 2012

La Villette, 30 years on

Topos article reflecting on the influence of the 1982 La Villette competition 30 years on, with a discussion on the direction of the landscape profession over that period, as well as the development of park design:

Monday, December 3, 2012

Peter Beard_Landroom East London Green Grid

See Landroom & Co's proposal for a 'green grid', a connected link of green spaces for the east of London, aimed at consolidating these spaces as part of the core infrastructure of the city for future development. More here

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Pioneers

Frieder Nake, 'Hommage à Paul Klee 13/9/65 Nr.2'
Found through - butdoesitfloat

Friday, August 14, 2009

Waterfall - Culture Group

Maps in progress - Arlene O'Sullivan