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Recommended Species for Green Infrastructure in the Caribbean

The work described herein produced a list of 87 species recommended for use in the design of rain gardens, bioswales, and bioretention cells in the Caribbean Islands. Plant palette selection for green infrastructure projects in the world tropics is an … Continue reading

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Nature working for the city: Perspectives on ecological urbanism

Landscape architecture as an occupation, and later as a profession, has only 300 years of history; as a particular human activity, though, it essentially dates back to the emergence of humanity itself.  This activity of human beings – to change … 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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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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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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