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In light of the recent pandemic, cities globally are implementing more measures to allow for more pedestrians and cyclists along normally congested roads. These initiatives however differ greatly from country to country. Let us take this time to reflect on and reevaluate our existing way of life to make progressive change towards greater sustainability for the benefit of our future generations.

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Tobiloba Akibo is a registered Landscape Architect and member of SLAN (Society of Landscape Architects in Nigeria). She is a graduate of the University of Lagos and is currently working as a freelance Landscape Architect while exploring Landscape Preservation and how Landscape Architecture styles evolved in post-colonial Nigeria.

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Stephanie Legaspi is a registered Landscape Architect and a Member of PALA (Philippine Association of Landscape Architects). She is also a graduate of the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She is currently working in Plontur exploring business in Landscape Architecture.

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Sustainability must be more than lip service. Bandwagoners and stakeholders alike need to understand the systemic issues underlying climate change.

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Innovatively building on the company’s mission for a sustainable future for people, food and energy, the YANMAR FLYING-Y BUILDING responds to the global need to strengthen pollinator habitats in urban areas through integrating landscape and architecture. The project introduces bee hives on the landscaped rooftop gardens and a 1230 m² façade of a vertical green curtain which adds vibrant plant life ...

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The world’s current sustainable development model based on a low carbon economy has changed the way we advertise- and landscape is caught up in this green lifestyle trend that has become fashionable. The new engine of real estate development is centred on green marketing strategies in response to homebuyers seeking quality of life beyond the material. Where there used to be a sole emphasis on the ...

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Landscape architecture is so broad and diverse that its influence and reach never fails to amaze us. Sometimes it surprises us with outcomes that we may not be aware of. It could even impact us in ways we live, move and co-exist in this world.

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When we talk about camping, we probably know how camping might look like and the kind of outdoor roughing out experience in a pitched tent. In this second edition of landscape influence, we shall take a look at Tiarasa Escapes Glamping Resort in Pahang,Malaysia and how it has redefined camping in a glamorous way. This is also a project that won the ‘Project of the Year’ in the recent Malaysia ...

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A former director at Martha Schwartz Partners, Jasmine Ong, has experience running projects of all scales from concept design through to site overview of construction works as a Landscape Architect. With a career that has spanned across Australia, China and Europe, she holds a unique perspective on the differences of working in the Asia Pacific Region and the EU.

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Rick has over 35 years experience in the field of Landscape Architecture. In 1980 Rick worked under the direction of Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe before establishing his own practice Urban Red in 1983. His keen interests in a design led artisan culture prompted the formation and management of a design and build construction company that now operates in the UK. In the late 1980’s Rick formed a practice ...