landscape architecture Articles

  • Architectural projects

    Location: Hammond, LA Unit: RF-3315 Project: Eye clinic When Northshore Eye Associates acquired land, three miles from of Hammond, LA, for its new eye clinic, it knew that its architects would need an innovative landscaping plan to maintain simplicity of layout. The varying ground level meant that extensive retaining walls were essential, while exterior services also needed to be concealed. ...


    By HESCO Bastion, Inc.

  • Matucana 100 Architectural Exhibit (Santiago, Chile) case study

    Background: For the first time, Chile is developing a program to reach young American architecture: PAL (Programme for Latin American Architecture). This program, on an annual basis, is an active platform to generate new opportunities for emerging and talented architects. The first edition, held at the Matucana facilities 100 (M100), only featured Chilean National Architects. ...

  • Sustainability, creativity, resilience: toward new development strategies of port areas through evaluation processes

    Industrial-commercial and tourist ports areas are spaces of difference, rich in potential opportunities but also in contradictions and conflicts. The conservation of their particular landscape is very important for the city/region development, founded on a new metabolism. Port areas will become new spaces where creativity can be practised. Creative and resilient solutions are to be identified at ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The US-Brazil Sustainability Consortium: local-global collaboration for a sustainable future

    Sustainable development (SD) integrates growth with contextual systems such as environmental, social and economic, and with the elements and dynamics that characterise them. SD depends on an education for sustainability (EFS) that includes a focus on maintaining growth that promotes successful systems management and that pursues responsible planning and design of system elements (cities, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sustainable cities: problems of integrated interdisciplinary research

    This paper explores the problem of integrated interdisciplinary research in the field of sustainable cities. The problematique of urban sustainability is studied in the historical and international context. Current research in the field is reviewed, and major gaps in interdisciplinary analysis are identified. The paper makes first steps towards the development of an innovative methodology for the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental problems of Canakkale City and solutions

    Environmental problems are getting more serious in almost every region of Turkey. They occur for many reasons and take many forms. Canakkale City has potential for both domestic and international tourism, because of its rich historical past and natural and cultural resources. However, in common with other parts of the country, Canakkale faces environmental problems such as air pollution, water ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Responding to the 2007 Southern California fires

    California's hope for an uneventful 2007 fire season exploded on October 19th, as Southern California was ignited by massive wildfires. Fanned by Santa Ana winds in excess of 100 mph, thousands of acres of private and public property were soon destroyed. By October 21 damage was so severe and widespread that Governor Schwarzenegger proclaimed a State of Emergency in seven Southern California ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Water sensitive urban design retrofits in Copenhagen – 40% to the sewer, 60% to the city

    Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) is emerging in Denmark. This interdisciplinary desk study investigated the options for WSUD retrofitting in a 15 km2 combined sewer catchment area in Copenhagen. The study was developed in collaboration with the City of Copenhagen and its water utility, and involved researchers representing hydrogeology, sewer hydraulics, environmental ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Heatherlands School - Case Study

    Project: SEN Classrooms Size: 50m2 Value: £30,000.00 Completed: July 2014 Location: Poole, Dorset Turnkey service elements completed: Design Manufacture Delivery and installation ...


    By Modulek

  • Things to Consider with LED Uplighting

    Large gatherings, such as outdoor events, weddings, concerts and conferences, call for robust lighting techniques to support elaborate decorations, and enhance the overall mood of the environment. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

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