From around the web this week: Treehugger brought us another great example of a green wall enlivening a formerly bleak space, this time in London. Coming soon, the National Building Museum’s online exhibit exploring “New Cultural Capitals“, looking at the inclusion of high profile cultural spaces in contemporary civic design. Slated to open this summer. … Read more This Week’s Jumble – June 18, 2012
From around the web this week: I heard of Arcosanti for the first time two years ago, when I flew to Phoenix to visit my boyfriend’s family for Christmas. It sounded like an interesting concept, according to the brochure sitting in the rack at the airport information desk – an artisanal village in the desert … Read more This Week’s Jumble – February 20, 2012
Landscape design news from around the web for this week: MOMA’s exhibition <Eugène Atget: “Documents pour artistes”> opens today. A sustainable development in Austin incorporates renewable energy sources and more in an urban context. The New York Times profiled the development. The National Building Museum’s exhibit on “Unbuilt Washington” continues until May 28.
From around the Web: MOMA will be offering a 5 week course called “Broken Homes: Modern Housing Crises“. As one might expect from the title, it will delve into the difficulties of the suburban paradigm in the modern housing crisis. It will support the planned exhibit Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream. The BBC reports that … Read more This Week’s Jumble – Jan 30, 2012