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Time and Landscape Performance

Have you ever visited a park or public space that you saw pictured in a glossy publication, just to discover that it didn’t quite live up to the photos? Simon Colwill at the Technical University of Berlin is working to increase the knowledge of the myriad factors that contribute to the aging, patination, and decay of built landscapes over time. Colwill’s work recognizes that while aging can create positive changes in a landscape, the machinations of time can also chip away at the effectiveness and usefulness of an otherwise well-designed landscape and be detrimental to its performance.

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Case Study Investigation (CSI): Apply Now for 2017

The Landscape Architecture Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2017 Case Study Investigation (CSI) program. Deadlines Nov 18 and Dec 2. CSI matches LAF-funded student-faculty research teams with leading practitioners to document the benefits of exemplary high-performing landscape projects and produce Case Study Briefs for the Landscape Performance Series.

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Case Study Investigation (CSI): Apply Now for 2016

The Landscape Architecture Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2016 Case Study Investigation (CSI) program. Deadlines Oct 16 and Dec 4. CSI matches LAF-funded student-faculty research teams with leading practitioners to document the benefits of exemplary high-performing landscape projects and produce Case Study Briefs for the Landscape Performance Series.

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