Environmental design
Environmental design is the process of addressing surrounding environmental parameters when devising plans, programs, policies, buildings, or products. Classical prudent design may have always conside...
Environmental design - Wikipedia
This Architect Designed A Self-Sustaining Underwater Eco-Village
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has made designs for an underwater ecovillage that is self-sustaining and could house up to 20,000 people. The Aequorea project envisions spiraling "oceanscrapers" ...
20 Ponds, Water Gardens & Waterfalls
Water gardens are a new thing to try if you want to upgrade your yard and give it a modern touch. Water has a nice calming effect and besides creating an ooze of calmness, it can also create a refresh...
Stunning Van Gogh-Inspired Land Art Springs To Life In A Minneapolis Meadow
Headed to Minneapolis or St. Paul by plane in the near future? Don’t forget to look out the window—Kansas landscape artist Stan Herd recently completed a stunning large-scale rendition of a Vincent Va...
How to become a garden designer
Do you have a flair for creating dazzling plant combinations or an eye for good design? Have you considered turning your passion into a career and becoming a garden designer? Garden designers deal wit...
The Hudson Yards Public Square - New York's "Other" Elevated Park
New York’s newest elevated park, designed by the award winning firm Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, will be unlike any other park in the city. With jet engines, super chilled roots, smart soil...
Unbelievable “nail houses” around the world
In China, a "nail house" is a home whose resident refuses to leave in order to make way for new construction. Builders have to elaborately construct around it, often leaving behind an eyesore so aweso...
Barensfeld Architecure Ramps Hilgard Garden Terrrace in California
The 'hilgard garden' by san francisco-based barensfeld architecture takes advantage of its sloping topography with a series of angular terraces.
Landscape Architecture - The Dry Garden: A theatrical low-water landscape rises at Valley Performing ...
The air of precociousness about Billings only intensifies when you learn that landscape architecture wasn't his first career. That was architecture. ...
Landscape Architecture
an overview of Australian landscape architecture and Australian landscape architects. Career advice for those considering a professional career with a passion.
Architectural design values
Architectural design values make up an important part of what influences architects and designers when they make their design decisions. However, architects and designers are not always influenced by ...
Community gardening
A community garden is a single piece of land gardened collectively by a group of people.
Community gardens provide fresh produce and plants as well as satisfying labor, neighborhood improvement, s...
Community gardening - Wikipedia
Restoration ecology
Restoration ecology emerged as a separate field in ecology in the 1980s. It is the scientific study supporting the practice of ecological restoration, which is the practice of renewing and restoring d...
Restoration ecology - Wikipedia
Land art
Land art, earthworks (coined by Robert Smithson), or Earth art is an art movement in which landscape and the work of art are inextricably linked. It is also an art form that is created in nature, usin...
Land art - Wikipedia
Landscape architecture
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor public areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of ...
Landscape architecture - Wikipedia
New Urbanism
New Urbanism is an urban design movement which promotes walkable neighborhoods containing a range of housing and job types. It arose in the United States in the early 1980s, and has gradually influenc...
New Urbanism - Wikipedia
Urban agriculture
Urban agriculture is the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around a village, town, or city. Urban agriculture can also involve animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestr...
Urban agriculture - Wikipedia
Urban design
Urban design is the process of designing and shaping cities, towns and villages. In contrast to architecture, which focuses on the design of individual buildings, urban design deals with the larger sc...
Urban design - Wikipedia
Urban forestry
Urban forestry is the careful care and management of urban forests, i.e., tree populations in urban settings for the purpose of improving the urban environment. Urban forestry advocates the role of tr...
Urban forestry - Wikipedia
Urban studies and planning
Urban planning (urban, merged urban regions, regional, city, and town planning) is a technical and political process concerned with the use of land and design of the urban environment, including air, ...
Urban studies and planning - Wikipedia
Maharishi Peace Palace
Maharishi Peace Palace is a type of pre-engineered building designed to house the educational and meditational activities of the Transcendental Meditation movement. Each Peace Palace is built using st...
Maharishi Peace Palace - Wikipedia
Environmental design and planning
Environmental design and planning is the moniker used by several Ph.D. programs that take a multidisciplinary approach to the built environment. Typically environmental design and planning programs ad...
This Architect Designed A Self-Sustaining Underwater Eco-Village
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has made designs for an underwater ecovillage that is self-sustaining and could house up to 20,000 people. The Aequorea project envisions spiraling "oceanscrapers" ...
20 Ponds, Water Gardens & Waterfalls
Water gardens are a new thing to try if you want to upgrade your yard and give it a modern touch. Water has a nice calming effect and besides creating an ooze of calmness, it can also create a refresh...
Stunning Van Gogh-Inspired Land Art Springs To Life In A Minneapolis Meadow
Headed to Minneapolis or St. Paul by plane in the near future? Don’t forget to look out the window—Kansas landscape artist Stan Herd recently completed a stunning large-scale rendition of a Vincent Va...