Andrew Spiering's Blog – July 2009 Archive (6)

Ripple Effect: New San Francisco Bus Shelters Go Solar



SAN FRANCISCO (CA, USA)—The first of 1,200 new, sustainably designed transit shelters have been installed in neighborhoods throughout San Francisco, the product of a joint project by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. The shelters feature an undulating, wave-form roof made with 40 percent post-industrial recycled content; in one-third of the locations, the roof will house a solar… Continue

Added by Andrew Spiering on July 28, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

A Competition for Kung Fu Fans

Bruce Lee

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Competition Aims to Make Bruce Lee Home a Museum

Kung Fu fans unite! Trace One gave me… Continue

Added by Andrew Spiering on July 28, 2009 at 10:49am — No Comments

Defining Landscape Architecture: An Interview with Tim Waterman

Tim Waterman studied landscape architecture in the US at the University of Idaho and went on to become of Master of Landscape Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. He now lives and works in London and lectures in landscape architecture and urbanism at the Writtle School of Design. With his new book,… Continue

Added by Andrew Spiering on July 20, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Re:Vision Dallas Winning Entries - Vote Now!

Hey remember when we told you about Re:Vision Dallas? Well, if you missed it here, let me get you up to speed. Urban Re:Vision set out to make something incredible happen in downtown Dallas. With their competition, Re:Vision Dallas,… Continue

Added by Andrew Spiering on July 9, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Built to Last

I just watched this video over at Carlos Principe's Blog, Life After Landscape Architecture School, and think it is a must see.





Winner of The Congress for New Urbanism CNU 17 video contest, this short film explores the connection between New Urbanism and environmental issues. Created by independent filmmaker John… Continue

Added by Andrew Spiering on July 8, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

A Vision for the Berlin Wall

Dutch Landscape Architect Gives New Life to Death Strip

After 20 years of laying barren, a Dutch landscape architect wants to transform the former no man's land into a series of secret gardens and recreational areas. Joyce van den Berg is the curator of an exhibition, "New Light on No Man's Land," opening July 10th at the German Center for Architecture (DAZ) in Berlin, which looks at what can be done with the remains of the former border… Continue

Added by Andrew Spiering on July 3, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Sustaining Nature and Natural Processes in Ultra-Urban Environments [LAF + DeepRoot Roundtable]

Urbanization is occurring rapidly – not just in the United States, but globally – and squeezing people, transit, and housing into denser…
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