The need to combat ‘international design’ landscapes and embrace the local context

Over the past two decades, landscape architecture has grown in importance and stature across the world. More and more landscape architects are taking on projects in their local area and abroad. However, over the same period, we have seen an increase in the design of spaces that are standard style, with many designs imitating or […]

Should cities retreat due to climate change?

Over the past few months, the world has endured floods, heatwaves, droughts, fires and many events due to climate change’s impacts. Some commentators state that these events have been part of living with ‘nature’ for decades and that we have to live with them. However, many are starting to ask, Is it time to retreat? Can communities […]

Landscape Architecture Trends for 2022

Over the past few years, I have published predictions about landscape architecture trends for the coming year. I have provided a detailed review of my 2021 predictions in my review (link). I have not covered all the landscape architecture ideas and trends for 2022 in the following piece as I have focused on the crucial […]

Improving the Landscape Architecture industry through better practices

Landscape architects learn standard processes and approaches taught at universities and institutions and is the level of design expected by clients and the other designers. These processes are the minimum for a landscape designer to meet the expected industry standard. Of course, expectations differ depending on the place, country, and industry maturity in the project […]