Posted in CITIES, CLIMATE, HABITAT, LAM MAGAZINE, PLANTS, SPECIES, tagged ASLA Student Awards, Award of Excellence in Research, Brandon Cornejo, Bromeliads, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, climate change, epiphytes, Green Walls, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Mosquitoes, Orchids, rabbit’s foot fern, Rainforest Flora, Raymond Jungles, Spanish Moss, Zika on December 5, 2016 |
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BY KATARINA KATSMA, ASLA
An obsession with epiphytes leads to an ASLA Student Award.
Brandon Cornejo, Student ASLA, wants to use epiphytes—plants that grow on other plants or materials and derive their nutrients from the air—to green the world. His project, “Feasibility Study of the Integration of Epiphytes in Designed Landscapes,” won the Award of Excellence in Research in the 2016 ASLA Student Awards. It measured whether rabbit’s foot fern (Davallia fejeensis), a type of epiphyte, could grow on building materials typical to the urban environment. With just a few cuttings, (more…)
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Posted in ASLA, AWARDS, HEALTHY COMMUNITIES, LAM MAGAZINE, RESEARCH, RESILIENCE, RIVER RESTORATION, SHORELINE, tagged 2016 ASLA Awards, Analysis and Planning, Award of Excellence, Communications, Copenhagen, DBX Ranch, epiphytes, flooding, General Design, health, Landmark Award, Peru, Professional, Residential Design, students, Thailand, Underpass Park, What's Out There on September 1, 2016 |
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It’s time to celebrate! The September issue of LAM rolls out the 2016 ASLA Awards, with more than 80 pages of Student and Professional Award winners, plus this year’s Landmark Award, given to the Michigan Avenue Streetscape project in Chicago. Out of 271 submitted projects to the Student Awards, 22 winners were chosen, and 29 Professional Awards were selected from 457 submissions. All this plus our regular Land Matters, Now, and Goods columns.
You can read the full table of contents for September 2016 or pick up a free digital issue of the September LAM here and share it with your clients, colleagues, and friends. As always, you can buy this issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine at more than 700 bookstores, including many university stores and independents, as well as at Barnes & Noble. You can also buy single digital issues for only $5.25 at Zinio or 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 more information on subscription options.
Keep an eye out here on the blog, on the LAM Facebook page, and on our Twitter feed (@landarchmag), as we’ll be ungating September articles as the month rolls out.
Credits: Landmark Award, Charlie Simokaitis; Professional Communications, Charles Birnbaum, FASLA, and Barrett Doherty; Professional Analysis and Planning, Ramboll with Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl; Professional Residential Design, D. A. Horchner/Design Workshop, Inc.; Professional General Design, Tom Arban.
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