A Smarter Way to Live
Our February issue looks at engineering smarter, more efficient and cost effective ways to design urban landscapes. From New Zealand’s regenerated Avon Precinct to Miami’s Icon Bay Park which has bridged the gap between the city and it’s famed waterways, to learning about creating urban developments without disrupting the ecology of the planet, which is the main premise of the term Gaia Hypothesis—to read more from Perkins+Will go to page 28.
We also hear about the future of sustainable design from Walter Bone, Manager - Urban Design at Khatib and Alami CEC and Masato Kametani, lead landscape architect at Parsons tells us about the challenges of doing business in the landscape industry in the GCC. (page 14)
If over-spending and under estimating landscape projects is a common problem then go to page 10 to get desert INK’s advice on how budgets can be slashed without sacrificing on innovation or he quality.
Hope you enjoy the issue!
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