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To recap for yet another year, it is time to reminisce about the memories made as part of the IFLAAPR family. This year, YLAA has pushed forward with our inaugural event of a new initiative- a quarterly “International Hangout '' series! In a bid to connect, engage and spark conversations in the regional Landscape Architecture community, we kickstarted the series with 5 speakers from Singapore ...

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On March 11th, 2011, Japan was hit by a magnitude nine earthquake and a huge tsunami. Having studied environmental design at university, I was shocked to see the devastated areas. Since then, it has been my goal to contribute to the recovery efforts in the disaster affected areas for the past 10 years.

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Landscape architects are uniquely placed to lead and deliver climate-positive design solutions for our planet. We have the ability to sequester more greenhouse gases than our projects emit. AILA’s Climate Positive Design Working Group is developing a clear roadmap so Australian landscape architects can deliver climate-positive design outcomes.
If you are a landscape architect wanting to address ...

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The evolution and understanding of landscape thinking in Taiwan is based on agronomy and horticulture, and with the emergence and development of an agricultural society, our ways of thinking have been reshaped. Twenty years ago, the core of "landscape" was centered around floral garden technology, urban beautification and nature conservation. However, the global outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020 ...

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Based in Bangkok, Thailand, TK Studio Co. Ltd. specializes in landscape design, passionate in delivering natural landscape that creates resilient habitats, aiming to minimize environmental impacts and advocating sustainability in design. In order to foster healthy ecosystems, the firm believes that humans and other living species must be equally considered in the design process, resulting in a ...

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It is 2PM on a Sunday afternoon.  As you step out of Exit A2 of the Mass Transit Railway (MTR), you are on a shabby street with green metal vendor stalls; flocks of grassroots put out a cloth on one side of the narrow street displaying their “collectibles” for sale.  The street is flanked by old tenement buildings.  Some of them have been illegally subdivided into flats as small as 7-13 square ...

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Our cities over the past couple of centuries have been shaped by the linear economy. The seemingly endless consumption of resources is raising new urban questions by looking at circular futures.

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As we all await for COVID-19 vaccines and the resolution of this global pandemic, we’ve learned that this crisis has directly caused the outbreak and reflects the imbalanced relationship of human and nature. We cannot wait for any vaccine to cure our environment and protect our future. To heal our world now, we need everyone’s cooperation.

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Landscape architects should (and can) play a big role in co-tackling with these urban issues that revealed by COVID pandemic. As the Eco-business article states, it is important to break silos, and to collaborate with other expertise to better the post-Covid society together. What can you do as a landscape architect?

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Co-existence is a slippery notion. One could interpret it to simply refer to the sharing of space without relation of its entities to each other or view it as much more than the act of sharing but to take deliberate action designed to benefit wildlife.