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Landscape Architecture in the News

Feilden Clegg Bradley completes ‘woven’ ceramic-clad student housing in Leeds
Architects’ Journal

“The scheme contains 376 studios, ranging in size from 20m² to 34m². Each studio includes a kitchen and ensuite facilities and is designed as a mixed-mode ventilated space, with openable windows as well as near-blackout blinds.”

Is COVID-19 Making You Stay at Home? Turn Your Home Into a Healing Space

“"A few simple interventions can turn your home from a stressful space into a healing one," says Esther Sternberg, who holds the Andrew Weil Chair for Research in Integrative Medicine.”

These Are America's Most Gorgeous Botanical Gardens

“For a real oasis -- a slice of private forest amid the urban jungle -- find your way to a botanical garden. Or, if they're closed -- and many are... be sure to check before going) -- at the very least you can gaze at some gorgeous photos of them or even take a virtual tour while you plan your next inner-city nature immersion.”

MVRDV designs a pancaked urban living room for Shenzhen

“Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV has been selected as the winner of a competition to design the new Shimao ShenKong International Centre, a mixed-use collegiate complex to be built in Shenzhen, China’s Universiade New Town.”

Architecture and design documentaries to binge while in self-isolation

“With millions of people across the world in self-isolation or quarantine to slow the spread of coronavirus, content producer Sebastian Jordahn has put together a list of documentaries on architecture and design to stave off isolation boredom.”

In Memoriam: Raleigh Landscape Architect Dick Bell

“Richard C. "Dick" Bell, the beloved Raleigh landscape architect responsible for NC State's Brickyard and other open spaces around the state, died peacefully at his home on Monday, March 16, according to his family. A member of the Class of 1950, he was 91.”

Landscaping skills have been lost recently in the Middle East

“Frederic Francis believes a drop-off in landscaping skills is one of the main challenges facing landscape architecture as a discipline in the Middle East.”

John Beardsley appointed as Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Prize Curator
Canadian Architect

“The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has named art curator writer, and scholar John Beardsley as the inaugural curator for the forthcoming Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize.”

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