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In Australia, the single biggest cause of homelessness is domestic violence. Poverty, unemployment, a shortage of available dwellings and affordable housing options, and inadequate rent assistance and other social security benefits – also create demand for transitional housing.  Family breakdown, mental illness, domestic violence, addiction, financial difficulty, gambling, and social isolation can ...

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According to Chulalongkorn University’s vision, "Pillar of the Kingdom", implies that the Department of Landscape Architecture will also be the dependable scholarly resource and reference for society in terms of design and planning of natural and built environment and open space.

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In this second iteration of our series on the concept of Transitional Housing, Kiyohito Tamotsu shares an insightful piece on the topic from a Japanese perspective. 

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The landscape architecture education in Tsinghua School of Architecture started in 1951 with the "garden group", which was jointly organized by the Tsinghua Department of Architecture, Beijing Agriculture University, and the Construction Bureau of Beijing Municipal Government. The Department of Landscape Architecture was founded in 2003, with Prof. Laurie Olin (Academician of the U.S. Academy of ...

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The threat of sea-level rise has permeated the globe and cities are trying to redress the balance. Adapting to sea-level rise requires constant evaluation of protective systems and will remain a work in progress for centuries to come.

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IFLA APR EAA is currently strengthening landscape education knowledge in various countries. Starting from Taiwan, we collected award-winning projects in the field of landscape architecture in Asia (currently taking CTLAS, TILA, IFLA Asia-Pac LA award-winning works as examples). In the near future, we will extend this data collection to various countries of award-winning works.

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Cities around the world are experiencing how easily the food supply chain can be disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers in countries that produce locally are destroying tons of perishable fresh foods due to a lack of demand; While countries that rely on imports are now scrambling to find new ways to manage their supply chains. This pandemic has got more people re-evaluating food ...

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Just 20 minutes in a public park has been shown to effectively boost one’s overall health and mood. Generally, green spaces often provide momentary relief from the chaos of reality. However, in light of the recent pandemic, daily life, as we know it has changed. In this article, we look at how Singapore's NParks 
navigates the restrictions imposed while still promoting the benefits of being in ...

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In an urban context, built-up areas and paved surfaces greatly increase the amount of stormwater runoff to waterways and drainage ways. Excessive peak runoff can lead to serious flood risks to city dwellers and assets. You will understand that one of the key schemes for stormwater management is about how to increase evapotranspiration and infiltration through strategically placing softscape in ...

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Siam Green Sky, the first and largest green roof of its kind in Thailand, is an urban farming and agricultural learning center in the commercial heart of Bangkok. The project is a showcase to reclaim wasted concrete roof space for a productive landscape and introduce urban agriculture to a densely populated and highly developed area.