SKYE Taipei has won its first competition in Penghu, Taiwan for a bike trail and landscape master plan.
Such a well written article about the identity crisis for the profession of Landscape Architecture.
Let’s all thank President Theodore Roosevelt, and well as the vision of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted and his son in shepherding the concept of the preservation of the natural environment as far back as 1865.
This is a great article about public art in New York City, as well as a discussion on privately funded parks- a trend that seems to parallel the widening gap between the classes and big money in politics.
This quote from the article is especially à propos to that discussion:
“…as Jason Farago put it in the New Yorker, “A privately funded fantasia in a city whose public infrastructure is crumbling.”