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Filmtastic Fridays: Groningen - The World's Cycling City

It's no surprise that a place dubbed 'The World's Cycling City' is located in the Netherlands. Dutch cities are renowned for their cycle-friendly infrastructure (as well as their bike-favourable topography). But Groningen - situated in the north of the country - boasts some exceptionally impressive cycling stats. The ancient…See More
Mar 13, 2015
Helen Buckle posted a blog post

Filmtastic Fridays: Groningen - The World's Cycling City

It's no surprise that a place dubbed 'The World's Cycling City' is located in the Netherlands. Dutch cities are renowned for their cycle-friendly infrastructure (as well as their bike-favourable topography). But Groningen - situated in the north of the country - boasts some exceptionally impressive cycling stats. The ancient…See More
Mar 13, 2015
A blog post by Helen Buckle was featured

Filmtastic Fridays: The Aimless Wanderings of Hang gab Lee

Spirit of place, genius loci, atmosphere, character, ambiance, soul;  whatever you want to call it, that intangible 'thing' that varies from place to place is often hard to articulate. In this beautiful series of short films, South Korean photographer, designer and film-maker…See More
Mar 6, 2015
Helen Buckle posted a blog post

Filmtastic Fridays: The Aimless Wanderings of Hang gab Lee

Spirit of place, genius loci, atmosphere, character, ambiance, soul;  whatever you want to call it, that intangible 'thing' that varies from place to place is often hard to articulate. In this beautiful series of short films, South Korean photographer, designer and film-maker…See More
Mar 6, 2015
A blog post by Helen Buckle was featured

Filmtastic Fridays: The Edmonton Freezeway - A New Way to Commute!

The Canadian city of Edmonton is no stranger to the cold. For five months of the year the city is gripped by sub-zero temperatures. But rather than allowing the blisteringly cold weather to impede the life of the city, Edmontonians are always on the look out for ways to embrace their frozen cityscape. The…See More
Mar 3, 2015
Helen Buckle posted a blog post

Filmtastic Fridays: The Edmonton Freezeway - A New Way to Commute!

The Canadian city of Edmonton is no stranger to the cold. For five months of the year the city is gripped by sub-zero temperatures. But rather than allowing the blisteringly cold weather to impede the life of the city, Edmontonians are always on the look out for ways to embrace their frozen cityscape. The…See More
Feb 27, 2015
A blog post by Helen Buckle was featured

Filmtastic Fridays: Lost Rivers

Beneath the surface of almost every industrial city, lies a hidden landscape of buried waterways. Written and directed by Caroline Bâcle, Lost Rivers offers a fascinating insight into the secret landscapes that flow beneath our feet and the subterranean…See More
Feb 20, 2015
Helen Buckle posted a blog post

Filmtastic Fridays: Lost Rivers

Beneath the surface of almost every industrial city, lies a hidden landscape of buried waterways. Written and directed by Caroline Bâcle, Lost Rivers offers a fascinating insight into the secret landscapes that flow beneath our feet and the subterranean…See More
Feb 20, 2015
A blog post by Helen Buckle was featured

Filmtastic Fridays: Rivers and Tides - Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time

Perhaps one of the most differentiating features of landscape architecture - when compared to other design disciplines - is its relationship to time. Landscapes grow and evolve; the work of a landscape architect is therefore never really complete. For British sculptor and environmentalist Andy Goldsworthy, time…See More
Feb 13, 2015
Helen Buckle posted a blog post

Filmtastic Fridays: Rivers and Tides - Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time

Perhaps one of the most differentiating features of landscape architecture - when compared to other design disciplines - is its relationship to time. Landscapes grow and evolve; the work of a landscape architect is therefore never really complete. For British sculptor and environmentalist Andy Goldsworthy, time…See More
Feb 13, 2015
Jeff Wortham commented on Helen Buckle's blog post 'Filmtastic Fridays - "Second Nature" A Documentary Film About Janne Saario'
"I'm a residential landscape architect in the San Francisco area. My older brother owns a landscape construction company that builds parks, and skateboard parks, which are commonly part of larger park designs in this area. I haven't seen…"
Feb 8, 2015
Edward Flaherty commented on Helen Buckle's blog post 'Filmtastic Fridays - "Second Nature" A Documentary Film About Janne Saario'
"Transparent hand drawn overlays in the film are great showing how something found becomes a design component!"
Feb 6, 2015
Helen Buckle posted a blog post

Filmtastic Fridays: "Second Nature" A Documentary Film About Janne Saario

Filmtastic Fridays is back! To kick off, we're heading over to Finland, where landscape architect and skateboarding enthusiast Janne Saario reveals how his two greatest passions in life have influenced one another. Beautifully shot, "Second Nature" captures a softer side to skateboarding and fuses together design, art,…See More
Feb 6, 2015
A blog post by Helen Buckle was featured

Nimis: The Land Art that Spawned a New Nation

On a secluded rocky outcrop in southern Sweden, a series of hauntingly beautiful sculptures rise out of the rugged coastline. Named Nimis (Latin for "too much"), these eerie towers of driftwood are the work of Swedish artist Lars Vilks.…See More
Jan 5, 2015
Helen Buckle posted a blog post

Nimis: The Land Art that Spawned a New Nation

On a secluded rocky outcrop in southern Sweden, a series of hauntingly beautiful sculptures rise out of the rugged coastline. Named Nimis (Latin for "too much"), these eerie towers of driftwood are the work of Swedish artist Lars Vilks.…See More
Jan 5, 2015
Jason Packenham commented on Helen Buckle's blog post 'Are smartphones destroying the 'public' in our public realm?'
"Great post on a very timely topic. So, are smartphones destroying the 'public' in our public realm? I'd say no, and look at smartphones as more of an opportunity than a problem that needs 'solving'. It's intuitive…"
Aug 13, 2014

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Filmtastic Fridays: Groningen - The World's Cycling City

It's no surprise that a place dubbed 'The World's Cycling City' is located in the Netherlands. Dutch cities are renowned for their cycle-friendly infrastructure (as well as their bike-favourable topography). But Groningen - situated in the north of the country - boasts some exceptionally impressive cycling…

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Posted on March 13, 2015 at 8:00am

Filmtastic Fridays: The Aimless Wanderings of Hang gab Lee

Spirit of place, genius loci, atmosphere, character, ambiance, soul;  whatever you want to call it, that intangible 'thing' that varies from place to place is often hard to articulate. In this beautiful series of short films, South Korean photographer, designer and film-maker…

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Posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:00am

Filmtastic Fridays: The Edmonton Freezeway - A New Way to Commute!

The Canadian city of Edmonton is no stranger to the cold. For five months of the year the city is gripped by sub-zero temperatures. But rather than allowing the blisteringly cold weather to impede the life of the city, Edmontonians are always on the look out for ways to embrace their…

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Posted on February 27, 2015 at 8:00am

Filmtastic Fridays: Lost Rivers

Beneath the surface of almost every industrial city, lies a hidden landscape of buried waterways. Written and directed by Caroline BâcleLost Rivers offers a fascinating insight into the secret landscapes that flow beneath our feet and…

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Posted on February 20, 2015 at 8:00am

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Hi,I've been a 3D graphics artist for over 20 years and considering retraining as a Landscape Architect, having been accepted into a two-year MLA conversion program in the UK.  But before I do so, I am wondering, is it too late to change career at…Continue

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