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En memoria de Thomas S. Marvel Jova, arquitecto

Para la Dedicatoria de la 38va Asamblea y Convención del Colegio de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas de Puerto Rico, 10-11 de junio de 2016, Hotel El Conquistador, Fajardo, Puerto Rico     Thomas S. Marvel Jova nació y se crió … Continue reading

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New Book on Green Infrastructure

The book “Revising Green Infrastructure: Concepts Between Nature and Design” will be published in December 2014 by Routledge/CRC Press, London. It provides a fresh look at green infrastructure from the perspective of landscape architecture. Contributors come from all corners of … Continue reading

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Flashback to Fields Point

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From the bluff, the landscape was impressive….  The field was textured by the presence of mounds, as in a landfill….  And these tombs of culture marched on to the sea beyond, holding inside them the discarded carcasses of useless things….  … Continue reading

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What do you carry? A Landscape Architect’s Field Bag

For a landscape architect, field work is as important as drawing and model-making in the studio, and a few good pieces of field gear are a must: Small sketchbook and drawing implements – For field work, I prefer a sketchbook … Continue reading

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Designing Nature as Infrastructure – Symposium

La Parguera Analysis Designing Nature as Infrastructure – Symposium – Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany Here’s the Symposium poster and program.  We will present on a Green Infrastructure Plan for La Parguera, Puerto Rico. Poster Program, Abstracts, Authors

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La Mancha, remembered…

La Mancha is an impossible landscape to understand easily; it is quite difficult to know it deeply…  But an amazing landscape it is…. One full of history and meaning to us Spanish-speakers…. The Tajo River is the lifeblood of the … Continue reading

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The Mindful Designer

The Buddhist tradition is essentially about the discipline of the mind to attain Enlightenment or transcendental wisdom, but its techniques and outlook can (and should, for the Buddhist) be applied to any task at hand, including design.  The application of … Continue reading

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