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LAMCAST: ST. PATRICK’S ISLAND, SURROUNDED

LAMCAST: ST. PATRICK’S ISLAND, SURROUNDED

Early on in the development of St. Patrick’s Island Park just beyond downtown Calgary, community members told its designers at W Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Civitas that they wanted a park that was both wild and accessible, a...
Architecture - 2020-01-23 21:59:12
ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, JANUARY 21

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, JANUARY 21

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM. order single copies of the print issue from ASLA. Annual subscriptions for LAM are a thrifty $59 for print and $44.25 for digital. Our subscription page has...
Architecture - 2020-01-21 21:59:40
THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY, BLOG REGULARLY

THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY, BLOG REGULARLY

BY ZACH MORTICE with a dramatic soundtrack and a smooth landing, ended more agreeably.) The structure and evolution of this art project mirror both the practice of landscape architecture and the fight against climate change. Like Carry the EARTH,...
Architecture - 2020-01-16 21:58:57


NO PLAN IS AN ISLAND

NO PLAN IS AN ISLAND

BY BRIAN BARTH The breach is a bisected by a fire truck access route, designed as a floodable weir. Image courtesy W Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Wilks showed me cell phone pictures of the new breach in the former campground area,...
Architecture - 2020-01-14 21:56:28
ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, JANUARY 9

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, JANUARY 9

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM. order single copies of the print issue from ASLA. Annual subscriptions for LAM are a thrifty $59 for print and $44.25 for digital. Our subscription page has...
Architecture - 2020-01-09 21:56:57
THEATER REVIVAL

THEATER REVIVAL

BY LYDIA LEE Sections and details from the 1967 plan. Drawings by Royston, Hanamoto, Mayes & Beck, 1967. Courtesy UCSC Physical Planning and Construction. Royston?s vision did have its trade-offs. The stepped aisles didn?t line up between...
Architecture - 2020-01-07 21:58:10
JANUARY LAM: INCLINED TO ADVENTURE

JANUARY LAM: INCLINED TO ADVENTURE

Click to view slideshow. FOREGROUND Theater Revival (Preservation) Updating Robert Royston?s beloved Quarry Amphitheater in Santa Cruz, California, meant adding a few modern conveniences the landscape architect never imagined. FEATURES Head...
Architecture - 2020-01-06 21:57:37
ON THE EDGE

ON THE EDGE

As part of an ongoing effort to make content more accessible, LAM will be making select stories available to readers in Spanish. For a full list of translated articles, please click here. BY JIMENA MARTIGNONI / PHOTOGRAPHY BY LEONARDO...
Architecture - 2019-12-19 21:54:33


WHAT WE BUILD SO THAT WE CAN TAKE

WHAT WE BUILD SO THAT WE CAN TAKE

BY ZACH MORTICE The nitrate mining town of María Elena in Chile. Photo by Ignacio Infante. For an exhibit focused on extractive industries, Beyond the City: The South American Hinterland in the Soils of the 21st Century is mercifully short on...
Architecture - 2019-12-18 21:55:52
ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, DECEMBER 17

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, DECEMBER 17

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM. Photo by Mark Hough, FASLA From “The Water You Can’t See” in the December 2019 issue by Kofi Boone, ASLA, on Duke Pond, a chiller plant water retention...
Architecture - 2019-12-17 22:01:33
ESCAPE HATCHES

ESCAPE HATCHES

BY JONATHAN LERNER
Architecture - 2019-12-12 21:54:43
BONA FIDE BIM

BONA FIDE BIM

BY AIDAN ACKERMAN, ASLA BIM?s rise in design has brought about new legal considerations for designers. FROM THE DECEMBER 2019 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE.   With the increasing adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in...
Architecture - 2019-12-10 21:51:52
THE WATER YOU CAN’T SEE

THE WATER YOU CAN’T SEE

BY KOFI BOONE, ASLA A civic hydrology park emerges on Duke University?s campus. FROM THE DECEMBER 2019 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE. Having lived in Durham, North Carolina, for more than a decade, I?ve come to realize that it?s...
Architecture - 2019-12-05 21:53:37


ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, DECEMBER 3

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, DECEMBER 3

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM. Image courtesy Jaime Lerner Associated Architects. From “On the Edge” in the December 2019 issue by Jimena Martignoni, about a project to bring the...
Architecture - 2019-12-03 21:54:03
DECEMBER LAM: AT THE WATER’S EDGE

DECEMBER LAM: AT THE WATER’S EDGE

Click to view slideshow. FOREGROUND Bona Fide BIM (Tech) Legal considerations regarding liability and ownership of intellectual property are emerging for firms that use building information modeling. Steel and Sand (Parks) On Lake Michigan,...
Architecture - 2019-12-02 21:59:46
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