​The Built Environment Industry has a Huge Responsibility in the Climate Crisis

​The Built Environment Industry has a Huge Responsibility in the Climate Crisis Porte de Montreuil © Nexity Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989430/the-built-environment-industry-has-a-huge-responsibility-in-the-climate-crisis Climate change is becoming more and more real every day: all over the world, we are witnessing a clear increase in climate disasters. Moreover, the latest IPCC report warns … Read more

“Declaring a climate emergency is just the beginning of the journey”

The design industry has joined several others in declaring a climate emergency. Design Declares organiser Alexie Sommer explains the background to the launch and what the movement hopes to achieve. Design Declares is finally here to unite communication, digital, industrial and service designers who are ready to act on the defining issue of our time: … Read more

It’s Time to Be Honest About the Impending Costs of Climate Change

It’s Time to Be Honest About the Impending Costs of Climate Change Hinds County Emergency Management personnel wade through flood waters in northeast Jackson, Miss. Image via The Hill Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988604/its-time-to-be-honest-about-the-impending-costs-of-climate-change This article was originally published on Common Edge. The passage of the Biden Administration’s climate change package, … Read more

Crafts against Climate Change: Eco-materials from India

Crafts against Climate Change: Eco-materials from India © Dr. Shneel Bhayana Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987512/crafts-against-climate-change-eco-materials-from-india Indians have traditionally lived close to the earth, their cultures shaped by symbiotic relationships with ecosystems. Indian arts and crafts strongly rely on nature for its form, philosophy, and existence. Native landscapes aroused the artistic … Read more

The Inflation Reduction Act Prioritizes Landscape Architecture Solutions to the Climate Crisis – THE DIRT

ASLA 2021 Professional Urban Design Award of Excellence. Repairing the Rift: Ricardo Lara Linear Park. Lynwood, California, United States. SWA Group / SWA Group / Jonnu Singleton By Roxanne Blackwell, Hon. ASLA, and Caleb Raspler Congress has passed and President Joseph Biden is expected to sign into law the US’s most comprehensive response to the … Read more

The urgent need to integrate responses to climate change and biodiversity loss

In 2019, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects declared a climate and biodiversity emergency – but what does “and biodiversity” mean, and how do we accommodate it? In 2020, 50 of the world’s leading experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services met for the first time … Read more

Strategic Green Spaces: How to Make the Most of their Cooling Effects

Strategic Green Spaces: How to Make the Most of their Cooling Effects Re-Defining of the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Historical District by AECOM. Image © Chill Shine Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986249/strategic-green-spaces-how-to-make-the-most-of-their-cooling-effects Urban green spaces are considered one of the most appropriate and accessible ways to mitigate the effects of rising … Read more

Landscape Architects Form High-Profile Task Force to Take Action on Climate and Biodiversity Crises – THE DIRT

ASLA 2019 Professional General Design Honor Award. Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park Phase II: A New Urban Ecology. Long Island City, NY, USA. SWA/BALSLEY and WEISS/MANFREDI with ARUP / copyright Vecerka/ESTO, courtesy of SWA/BALSLEY and WEISS/MANFREDI Led by climate leaders in the field of landscape architecture, ASLA is developing a profession-wide Climate Action Plan ASLA … Read more

The Right to the Beach: Walling off Coastal Erosion

The Right to the Beach: Walling off Coastal Erosion Construction of the Collaroy sea wall. Image © Northern Beaches Council Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984650/the-right-to-the-beach-walling-off-coastal-erosion At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, affluent Parisians flocked to second homes on France’s Atlantic coast as a nationwide lockdown came down … Read more

What Do We Do With Waste? The Circular Economy and the Global South

What Do We Do With Waste? The Circular Economy and the Global South Render of affordable homes created out of plastic waste. Image Courtesy of Othalo Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/982956/what-do-we-do-with-waste-the-circular-economy-and-the-global-south A lot of people around the world would agree that we are currently in a climate emergency. The IPCC report, … Read more