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Sustainable Development Goals and the Role of Landscape Architecture
In today’s world, achieving sustainable development is crucial for creating a better future for all. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a roadmap for addressing global challenges and improving social, economic, and environmental well-being. Here we will explore the vital role of landscape architecture in advancing the SDGs and creating a sustainable future […]
Healing Landscapes: How Nature Can Improve Our Health and Well-being?
Landscape architects are increasingly designing spaces specifically for therapeutic purposes. Therapeutic landscapes are outdoor spaces that are intentionally designed to promote healing and well-being. They can include gardens, parks, and other green spaces, and are often used in healthcare facilities, schools, and other settings to help reduce stress, promote relaxation, and improve overall health. If […]
Agents of community change!
Landscape architects can be powerful agents of change! The profession has the skills to tackle pressing social and environmental issues and create a more sustainable and equitable world. Landscape architects can be assertive in advocating for sustainable design, involving diverse stakeholders in the design process, and engaging with community leaders. They can join advocacy groups, […]
Importance of natural systems : wetlands
Are we considering the importance and value of our natural systems enough? Monetary valuation of ‘ecosystem services’ certainly has its flaws and there are good arguments against it. However, surely in this situation of large scale clearance it would of supported a case for more wetland preservation in the face apartment development? An environmental impact […]
Better Urban Planning Needed To Dodge Disasters
Check out the article “Better Urban Planning Needed To Dodge Disasters” on IRIN With the world’s mega-cities growing even larger, policymakers (especially those in developing countries) need urban planning that will help these areas withstand the impacts of natural disasters. The article highlights: Developing world will have 4 billion in cities by 2030 Urban flooding […]
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