"The vertical walls based on hydroponics are fundamentally unsustainable.They rely on constant monitoring by humans, they are artificial lige supporting systems unless they are fully emulating conditions that exist in nature which is rare. Unless a…"
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The competition is part of the inaugural reSITE Festival (May, 21-27), which is an international event in Prague that is committed to exploring collaborative ideas that make cities more livable. It is about partnerships for a…"
You mentioned in Monty Don's 'Round the World in 80 Gardens' interview in conclusion that as far as the clients' personal life goes 'we haven't even scratched the surface'. Can you please expand on your ideas about that?
I am a student at a uni in england on a landscape and garden design course, but I'm really interested in more of the urban landscape design and things like that, similar to your line of work. I'm going to carry on and do my masters in landscape architecture, but I was wondering whats the best way of getting into urban design. I'm currently designing a landscape for a flag ship community centre in a village near me, it's really quite interesting. The main part of my concept for my design was looking at constructivist art, and by basing my forms on there lines I came up with this kind of tectonic plate idea because I'm linking the community with nature in a humbling way. But the forms I created really reminded me of your work. I should be uploading some pics later next week if you would like to see and if you have any constructive criticism it would be really great. Cheers.
Dear Mr Sitta,
Thank you so much for your reply. I saw terragram's website, but didn't tap into the bibliography. This will be very helpful.
If you have a pdf you wouldn't mind sharing, that would be wonderful too.
With regards, Maureen DiRienzo
Throughout history—with the exception of the great Olmsted, of course—it seems that landscape architects seldom find their way into the design spotlight. Lurking in the shadows of a project's sources, the portion of folks…