I love talking to and meeting strangers and this book is a pleasure to read. Although it is not directly about urbanism, there are so many aspects of human relationships that should be taken into account in urban design. How can we promote these encounters, this exchange? Read more…
Induced demand is the name for what happens when increasing the supply of roadways lowers the time cost of driving, causing more people to drive and obliterating any reductions in congestion. Read more…
To study only the larger assemblage of the city or neighbourhood and its planning framework is to ignore the ways that conceptions of place, urban character and creative clustering are emergent effects of a multitude of small-scale adaptations.
This post was originally published at The SoLA Blog, the blog of the School of Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University.
Professional Practice (SOCI 314) is a shared course delivered by the Faculty of Environment, Society and Design at Lincoln University, and shared between the School of Landscape Architecture and the Department of Environmental Management.
The aim of the course is to provide students with an opportunity to critically study issues related to the provision of professional services in environmental planning and design. Therefore, students develop a critical understanding of the social, ethical, and organisational issues involved in the provision of professional services.
The course is divided in two streams: BLA and BEM/BEPP. BLA students have recently had the opportunity to visit Landscape Architecture practices including Christchurch City Council, Jeremy Head and Andrew Craig’s practice and Rough and Milne, where they were received by Tony Milne.
These office visits covered topics such as work flows, office structure and practice mode, collaboration, charging out and invoicing, work sources, software used, hand drawing…
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The SOLA Research Symposium will take place on the 9th and 10th of November at Lincoln University. The focus of this year’s symposium is the integration of green and grey infrastructures and their potential to contribute to liveable cities.