laura casalis revives franco maria ricci’s FMR magazine and labyrinth

laura casalis revives FMR Magazine and the Labyrinth Laura Casalis, the wife of the late Franco Maria Riccileads the revived FMR magazine and the world’s largest labyrinth, a torch passed on from one visionary to another. Casalis shared her present and future endeavors for FMR Magazine and the labyrinth during her live talk with Designboom’s … Read more

(Re)making the Grade | Landscape Architecture Magazine

At the University of Pittsburgh, a Complete Street caps a series of student-centered outdoor spaces. By Timothy A. Schuler North of the student union, a new, permeable plaza provides space for events as well as informal gatherings. Photo by Denmarsh Studios/LBA. In the mid-1950s, the fast-growing University of Pittsburgh acquired two historic properties: the Hotel … Read more

Sketching the Housing Crisis | Landscape Architecture Magazine

A pandemic sketchbook becomes a prompt to design activism. Text and images by Daniel Winterbottom, FASLA Daniel Winterbottom, FASLA, sketching outdoors. He calls urban sketching a public act, one of vulnerability and frustration balanced with unique opportunities for dialogue, discovery, and fulfillment. In these conditions, the scene, weather, and stamina are always shifting. Focus, adaptations, … Read more

Small Town, Heavy Load | Landscape Architecture Magazine

As part of an ongoing effort to make content more accessible, LAM will be making select stories available to readers in Spanish. Research with rural populations shows that small towns aren’t always better for health equity. Backdropped by the COVID-19 pandemic, the shift of city dwellers to rural home buyers has been framed as a … Read more

Placemaking Pitfall | Landscape Architecture Magazine

A group of disability rights organizations raised concerns about a mural crosswalk in London’s Bankside neighborhood. Photo courtesy Better Bankside. Creative crosswalks are popular—except among the disabled. Viewed by both designers and departments of transportation as an inexpensive way to improve the public realm, street murals that embellish or sometimes even replace traditional crosswalks have … Read more

Online Architecture, Interior & Design Magazine

SAVE Project Name: Banja Vrućica SPA Practice: ENOTA Firm Location: Slovenia Completion year: Unbuilt Gross Built up Area: 6040 sqm Project Location: Banja Vrućica Lead Architects: ENOTA Design Team: Dean Lah, Milan Tomac, Jakob Kajzer, Peter Sovinc, Eva Tomac, Nuša Završnik Šilec, Urška Malič, Sara Ambruš, Carlos Cuenca Solana, Goran Djokić Clients: ZTC “BANJA VRUĆICA” … Read more