The Daily Blend for Friday, August 16, 2013

The Daily Blend for Friday, August 16, 2013

Think geology is a bygone science for landscape architecture? Think again, says Rutgers professor David Tulloch, who points towards a giant resort’s recent catastrophic collapse into a massive sinkhole near Walt Disney World. (Places and spaces)



  • The Library of American Landscape History shares Lawrence Halprin’s design sketch for the first phase of the Haas Promenade. (LALH)


  • Ohio State University’s Knowlton School announces Dorothée Imbert as the next Section Head of Landscape Architecture. (Knowlton


  • Metropolis reviews landscape architecture professor Kristine F. Miller’s book, ‘Almost Home: The Public Landscapes of Gertrude Jekyll,” which looks at the Gertrude’s less-examined design work in the public realm. (Metropolis)


  • As part of LAF’s Case Study Investigations, research fellow Elen Deming and UIUC MLA student Paul Littleton examine three public landscapes that aim at educating visitors about the hydrological process and offer lessons for landscape architects interested in the educational potential of landscapes. (Landscape Architecture Foundation)





  • Karl Benfield explores the elements of a sustainability city. (Switchboard)


  • This year’s Meeting of Design Students (MEDS) is being held in Lisbon, where 200 international designers and architects will spend two weeks designing and building 15 pilot-projects to rejuvenate public space in the Graça neighborhood. (Cities for People)


  • According to a new study, climate change is pushing numerous Southwestern plants to”significantly” higher elevations. (University of Arizona)

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