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Energizing Emerging Professionals at the BSLA →
Check out our work advocating for emerging landscape architects in Boston.
Editorial: Landscape Architecture's Ascendance... →
landarchitects: “In recent years, landscape architects have seen their profile rise. The discipline has gained stature in the public’s imagination, as well as among the allied disciplines of architecture, planning, and even civil and transportation engineering.”
"New York Waterfronts after Sandy"
The uber talented Susannah Drake of dlandstudio writes about NYC, Sandy, and the landscape architect’s response…http://www.toposmagazine.com/blog/new-york-waterfronts-after-sandy.html
Detroit 2025 Plan in Popular Mechanics Mag
Pumped to see Landscape Urbanism as the first step. http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/engineering/rebuilding-america/detroit-2025-after-the-recession-a-city-reimagined-13108807
"New York Is Lagging as Seas and Risks Rise,...
National ASLA Student Awards Announced!
Incredibly honored and thrilled to represent the GSD and WVU! http://www.asla.org/2012studentawards/168.html
Better start stocking up gallons in the...
Water is the New Gold
Boston to build mini parks!
Reflecting on the River
The exhibit featured in the Chicago Journal!
"On the ‘Great Park Summit’ agenda: Turning...
“The approach, dubbed Red Fields to Green Fields, is based on a strategy developed by Michael Messner, a Wall Street hedge-fund manager who says it can help reverse the flow of red ink in commercial real estate while removing blight and jump-starting the economic redevelopment of neighborhoods hit hardest by the recession. The Red Fields strategy not only dovetails nicely with the county...
Arch Daily again! http://www.archdaily.com/223478/12-designers-12-visions-harvard-gsd/
Both Coasts Watch Closely as San Francisco Faces...
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/science/earth/san-francisco-fights-erosion-as-coastal-cities-watch-closely.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20120325 Reader comments at the bottom make for an interesting snap shot of opinions.
Re-organizing the country by watershed
Arid Lands Institute’s Drylands Design Competition Research Prize winning entry An idea I first heard about in studio this semester based on the work of John Wesley Powell who wanted to re-organize the US by watersheds. Would make for very appropriate and sensitive hydrologically based/site based infrastructure decisions! Powell’s reworked boundaries for the American West:
Map showing potentially flooded cities across the...
Looking forward to Women in the Dirt tonight at the Boston Society of Architects
ArchDaily baby! www.archdaily.com/200940/waterline-in-the-studio-harvard-gsd/
Good Press for LARCs
Final Project for Shrinking Cites: After spending the semester reading about and analyzing population shrinkage in many major US cities, we were charged with the task of creating a game or field guide that would explore an unknown or unique aspect of a particular shrinking city. My shrinking city was Chicago (no surprise there) and I created a digital field guide/scavenger hunt that focused...
ArchDaily Studio Mention
Chicago's Water District
Industrial corridors throughout Chicago are underutilized. There is an opportunity to build a new type of industry to strongly position Chicago in the 21st century. What if that industry could relate directly to the Chicago River? What if Chicago’s new industry was WATER itself? The river was once the vehicle for Chicago’s industrial boom, now it can be the literal source for its future growth....