Lo-fi landscapes: Straub Thurmayr | Landscape Australia

Anna Thurmayr and Dietmar Straub are German landscape architects living and working in Manitoba, Canada. Both work at the University of Manitoba where Thurmayr is Head of Landscape Architecture. Their research, teaching and practice is informed by a strong passion for the intersections of landscape architecture, gardening, sculpture, community work and education. Alex Breedon – … Read more

The Cultural Landscapes of Harriet Tubman – THE DIRT

Harriet Tubman / Benjamin F. Powelson, Public domain “Harriet Tubman stood up for what she believed in. She taught us to stand straight in a crooked world,” said Kaye Wise-Whitehead, a professor of communications at Loyola University, in a wide-ranging discussion at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC The event, which was made possible … Read more

Ancient landscapes, remnant landscapes | Landscape Australia

Here, we are in an ancient landscape suspended in time. We are on Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar, the Country of the Whadjuk Noongar people. Cared for over generations. We could be hovering here a thousand years ago. Hues of flora – buttery, emerald, hazel – paint a gradient between the gradual dunal rises and claypan flats. … Read more

Lo-fi landscapes: Estudi Martí Franch

Estudi Martí Franch studio founder Martí Franch Batllori spoke with Alex Breedon and Liam Mouritz about slowness, resourcefulness and experimentation in his landscape architecture practice; maintenance as a design practice; and site engagement possibilities over extended time frames. Liam Moritz – What kind of work does your practice focus on? Martí Franch Batllori – In … Read more

The Aestheticisation of Inequality: Contrasting Landscapes on the Periphery of Mexico City

The Aestheticisation of Inequality: Contrasting Landscapes on the Periphery of Mexico City Tianguis en la periferia de la Ciudad de México. Image © Alex González / Dronalexmx Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984712/the-aestheticisation-of-inequality-contrasting-landscapes-on-the-periphery-of-mexico-city The region we know today as the Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico (ZMVM) has had a continuous … Read more

Invisible Landscapes: When Digital Tools Fail to Document

Invisible Landscapes: When Digital Tools Fail to Document Aerial view of New Delhi, India – an area only partially mapped by Google Street View. Image © Daily Overview Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983526/invisible-landscapes-when-digital-tools-fail-to-document An online search away from any computer are eye-level views of many of the world’s cities. This technology … Read more

Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes

Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes Sundance Square, a new central place for the city of Fort Worth, TX, USA. Image Courtesy of PPS Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/982345/discontinued-aesthetics-the-effects-of-abrupt-changes-in-urban-landscapes Public spaces play a significant role in organizing the life of every community but defining what differentiates them … Read more