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Design

Overlap is a new and small practice that Miki Mitsuta founded in Tokyo and works solo. She undertakes all works from project inception, design, technical coordination, through to graphic (either photoshop or 3D rendering) / documentation delivery. She previously worked in Australia for over 10 years.

Planning

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 ...

Management

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.

Standing Committees

From her dream project to her go-to spot for inspiration: here are some things you didn't know about our ISOLA President, Sujata Kohli.

Design

Archive Landscape co., ltd is a landscape architectural design firm based in Bangkok, Thailand, founded in 2016 by Pananvit Khotavivattna. We focus on landscape architecture, various scales of projects ranging from residential, commercial, hospitality, public and urban space. We research & explore the best design through different contextual qualities, which reflect through our design outcomes.

Design

Today, GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is widespread in application across many fields. In fact, its history and essence are closely tied to our industry. Landscape architects are familiar with Ian L. McHarg’s book “Design with Nature”. While explicating his “Layer-cake” and “Overlay” method of site analysis, he outlined the connections between sensitive urban development, social factors, and ...

Management

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. 

Working Groups

The National University of Singapore’s Landscape Architecture programme is a core programme of Asia’s premier school of design and the built environment. Starting from the inception of the Master of Landscape Architecture in 2009, NUS Landscape Architecture has grown to also offer the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 2020, marking an exciting milestone for tertiary-level landscape ...

Management

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 ...

Opinion

What do we really know about contemporary Asian landscape architecture? From outside of the region, knowledge is sporadic, gleamed from project descriptions on websites or the rare presentation at a conference. Within Asia, there has been limited exchange, complicated by the relative youth of the discipline, along with the fact that a collective notion of an Asian identity is new. With so many ...