Reporting rather than commentary

Often I receive emails or messages berating or questioning my editorial integrity about controversial projects or topics. The narrative of the email or message is something along the line of why aren’t you criticising “insert project name or person” or why aren’t you writing an editorial about “insert topic”? I don’t feel compelled to write […]

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 […]

How to promote the Landscape Architecture profession

Landscape Architecture does not always receive the acknowledgement that it deserves. Landscape architecture combines many areas of study and expertise to create a comprehensive design that unites a site, park or city together as one cohesive whole. There is a need for landscape architects and profession to advocate and promote the profession to government officials, […]

Find out the Landscape Architecture Trends for 2021

One year ago, I published my predictions for 2020 landscape architecture trends with little understanding of how 2020 would be quite different from what we were expecting. With COVID shutting down many cities and design firms working from home, it forever changed the landscape architecture profession. It accelerated the adoption of various platforms such as Zoom, Teams, […]

Landscape Architecture trends for 2020 and the coming decade

Every year I look to predict the future landscape architecture trends for the coming year and for 2020 I will be looking at the coming decade. As there are many areas of the industry and possible topics this article will briefly cover the main trends. I also recently published my recent review of my 2019 predictions for […]