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Malaysia is home to a stunning array of ecosystems, including natural rainforests. However, the country is currently at risk of losing this unique natural resource if economic expansion is pursued without proper conservation initiatives to protect them. These rainforests hold a treasure trove of fauna, where their habitat is unique and delicate. One example of a unique insect that can be found ...

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Summary of the ISOLA Conference 2022
The Indian Society of Landscape Architects ISOLA Conference was held on 11-13 February 2022. It was held in the virtual format.
The Keynote by Kotchakorn Voraakhom elaborately explained the impact of landscapes beyond crafting spaces. Not only did her projects make a case for the ecological balance that the landscape architects has been striving to achieve ...

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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.

Planning

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 ...

Planning

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 ...

Planning

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.

Planning

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.