November 3, 2010 Edit
An article in Architect magazine 'Systems, Not Icons' discusses the expanding relevance of the profession of landscape architecture. Featuring national firms such as James Corner Field Operations, AECOM, and West 8 - the article also discusses the new trend of 'landscape urbanism' in action.
An excerpt from the article:
Not long ago, landscape architects were often dismissed as the consultants who put finishing touches on a building siteâ€”the broccoli around a steak. But with landscape architects increasingly taking lead positions on large-scale projects, winning urban design competitions around the world, and expanding the design market share, broccoli, clearly, is a thing of the past. read more...