Some nice examples of connection between space of house and gardens. photo: Leslie Schwartz photo: Scott Shigley photo: Linda Oyama Bryan photo: Doug Snower
BY ALISON STRICKLER We often point out the value of planting and maintaining the city-owned parkways in front of their homes when clients redesign their residential landscape. Aside from the obvious improvement to the curb appeal of your property, it extends the pleasure of your garden space as you look out the window and gives … Czytaj dalej
BY JAMESON SKAIFE It’s not mentioned much, but the hot topic of urban agriculture is not new. It has strong historic roots and has played a major role in cities for a very long time. As a landscape architect, I find the history of urban agriculture fascinating and I think that having a better understanding of the … Czytaj dalej
BY JEFF MIS It’s no secret that as Landscape Architects we are always looking for new ways to engage people in landscapes. Many of the projects we do focus on getting people involved in their environment in a new way. In the early spring of 2010, Hoerr Schaudters David Gianneschi, Brett Weidl, and I volunteered to … Czytaj dalej
BY JAMESON SKAIFE The practice of urban agriculture is incredibly variable. There are a tremendous number of current technologies and systems for developing urban agriculture on both large and small scales, and on surfaces that are both horizontal and vertical. It demands a certain ingenuity, or creative spirit, to take on farming of all types … Czytaj dalej
Starting a Truck Farm is easy and inexpensive!.
Truck Farm tells the story of a new generation of quirky urban farmers. Viewers are trucked across New York to see the city’s funkiest urban farms, and to find out if America’s largest city can learn to feed itself. Blending serious exposition with serious silliness, Truck Farm entreats viewers to ponder the future of urban … Czytaj dalej