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World Landscape Architecture

World Landscape Architecture
The American Academy in Rome congratulates the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition. The winners’ were announced at the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony, held at the Harmonie Club in New York City on 10 April. Each year, through a national competition, the Rome Prize is awarded to approximately thirty individuals who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities. Prince Charitable Trusts Rome PrizeKim Karlsrud & Daniel Phillips Co-Founders & Principals, Commonstudio, Los Angeles, CACorsophilia: Uncovering the Biodiversity of the Roman Streetscape Garden Club of America Rome PrizeAdam Kuby Environmental Artist/Sculptor/Designer, Portland, Ore.Urban Ecologies/Temporal Investigations

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ASLA: Glossary agronomy - The science and management of land, especially rural, agricultural land. air rights - A type of easement granting permission to a constructor or developer to build over a street or structure. American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) - A professional society that represents landscape architects in the United States and Canada and seeks to better the practice and understanding of landscape architecture through education, research, state registration and other programs. base plan - In landscape architecture, an essential sheet showing site boundaries and significant site features, used as a basis for subsequent plan development.

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Architecture Wallpaper* newsletter Register for our bi-weekly bulletin of the stuff that refines you By submitting your details, you'll also receive emails from Time Inc. UK, publisher of Wallpaper* and other iconic brands about its goods and services, and those of its carefully selected third parties. Please tick here if you'd prefer not to hear about: International Listings Blog Posted in Features on October 17, 2007 If Modernism was the twentieth-century architectural trend that developed a new way of thinking, then Urbanism appears to be the twenty-first century architectural mindset. This trend is breeding urban explorers (urbex), the greening of major metropolitan areas, and a focus on merging habitats and commercial structures with politics, culture, history and the arts. Public discourse and scholarly research have found meeting grounds in this global landscape, and the results are evolving.

The 7 Most Popular Architectural Visualization Styles Architizer is pleased to announce the new A+Awards category of ARCHITECTURE + RENDERING. Submit renderings of built or unbuilt projects that were used to illustrate a new concept and design here. There was a time when no self-respecting rendering would allow itself to be seen in public without a zeppelin hovering somewhere in its desaturated sky. Supermodels in haute couture garments strutted across opera foyers, uninterested expressions and blasé attitudes adding to the exclusivity of the space. These gimmicks are still widely used, but since its early days architectural rendering has seen major technical advancements that allowed it to appropriate cinematic techniques relying on color, lighting, framing, composition, and angles to convey moods. This disciplinary overlap between architecture and film is fundamental in the use of similar software and modeling techniques and has brought the two closer through the idea of storytelling, a notion inherent to both disciplines.

Top 10 Online Resources for Landscape Architecture Parks, squares, waterfronts, gardens, water features, art, creative and natural playgrounds, industrial, installations, residential parks, private gardens, restorations and many more directories for landscape architecture can be found in this selection. The latest news, best practices from professionals and students all around the world are available on the internet. This is the quickest way to find them now. But be careful and try not to overdo it. Park life: the evolving approach to designing urban public space The High Line section 3 – 10th Avenue spur James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro. 2012 Courtesy City of New York and Friends of the High Line Finding new spaces in towns and cities that can be turned into communal parks is extremely difficult with every available plot in such high demand and so, as with many other aspects of urban development, the reuse or re-appropriation of existing land has become a popular alternative. The shining example of this practice is New York’s hugely popular High Line development, which has converted a disused freight rail line elevated above the streets of Manhattan into a popular park and walkway.