Letter from the Chair
The 2010 ASLA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC was an exceptional meeting, with numerous international presentations. At the International Practice Professional Practice Network’s business meeting, the attendees began planning for another set of 2011 newsletter articles. However, we have a
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LAD Canada International
LAD Canada International, incorporated in 2007, is a Toronto based consulting firm with a branch office in Shanghai (Branch Office). The company is the amalgamation of SCI Landscape Architects and NRA Architects. LAD Canada was created with the intent of
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Nanjing Forestry University's Perspective on the 47th IFLA World Congress
The 47th International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Congress was held in Suzhou, China from May 28 to 30, 2010. The theme of the congress was “Harmony and Prosperity Traditional Inheritance and Sustainable Development.” About 3,000 delegates from various
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EGYPT? WHY EGYPT? A Landscape Architecture’s Firm’s Route to International Practice
Gates, Leighton & Associates, Inc. (GLA) is a successful twenty six year old landscape architecture consulting firm with offices in East Providence, Rhode Island, Brunswick, Main, and Cairo, Egypt. What? We are always asked how we ever started an office
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Beer Garden Design: Creating Social Hotspots
Introduction Public spaces have been used throughout history as an important area for humans to interact with one another. Since the first city was established, humans have constantly been developing new types of social hubs. For example, in medieval times
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Hampton Court Gardens: A Stroll Through Time
Introduction Nestled along the banks of the Thames River in southwest London, England is an enormous estate with a rich history Hampton Court Palace. The estate is a 30 minute train ride from downtown London via the Waterloo Station to
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Wu Wei: Chinese Landscape Architect and Professor at Tongji University
I first had the opportunity to meet Wu Wei at the 1st International Landscape Studies Education Symposium, October 28 29, 2005, at Tongji University in Shanghai, China. He was one of the symposium hosts.  Wu Wei is a professor at
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The Experiences of an American Working in China
In my final year as a landscape architecture student at Michigan State University (MSU), I was looking for career opportunities all over the country. However, since the economy meltdown in 2008, it has been very difficult to begin a design
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WSEAS Conference on Urban Rehabilitation and Sustainability, Faro, Portugal November 3-5, 2010
The third WSEAS International Conference on Urban Rehabilitation and Sustainability (URES '10) took place at the University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, November 3 5, 2010. Faro is located in southwest corner of the Iberian Peninsula, near a system of barrier
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Letter from the Chair
LAD Canada International
Nanjing Forestry University's Perspective on the 47th IFLA World Congress
EGYPT? WHY EGYPT? A Landscape Architecture’s Firm’s Route to International Practice
Beer Garden Design: Creating Social Hotspots
Hampton Court Gardens: A Stroll Through Time
Wu Wei: Chinese Landscape Architect and Professor at Tongji University
The Experiences of an American Working in China
WSEAS Conference on Urban Rehabilitation and Sustainability, Faro, Portugal November 3-5, 2010
 

 

Erik Mustonen, ASLA, Chair
(780) 423-4990
esmustonen@yahoo.com