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What Is Landscape Architecture: Flora In The Concrete Jungle The continuous rising of condominiums and corporate buildings in urban areas reduces the number of open spaces filled with plants and trees. To prevent further damage to the environment as we live in this modern age, maintaining ecological balance is important. With this in mind, developers are integrating lush natural environments into their designs through the use of landscape architecture. What Is Landscape Architecture? Landscape architecture is the professional skill of designing outdoor green environments (e.g., parks, gardens) weaved within roads and buildings. It can be the design of public parks or pocket gardens that enhances the aesthetics of an area without sacrificing its natural topography. Role Of A Landscape Architect The landscape architect’s role is to plan and design attractive open spaces combining functionality and flora. These include public parks, botanical gardens, urban or rural esplanades, event grounds, walkways, and

[Urban Designer and Landscape Architect Don Patrick Manlangit talks about experiences and opportunities gained from studying at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.] Filipino Urban Designer and Landscape Architect Don Patrick Manlangit recently gained international spotlight through an online feature, as an alumnus of the Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Urban Design degree programme at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. According to Don, he chose to pursue graduate studies at the University of Auckland due to its renowned reputation of offering the best education in the field of urban and landscape design.  As part of the complete university experience, Don was also actively involved in social events and organizations on campus, including the Filipino Students' Association in which he served as president. Here, they had cultural exchange programs to expand their connections within the Southeast Asian community and held events that highlighted Filipino culture

One of the main attractions a city can offer its tourists is a space to lounge about, enjoy the sun, and do outdoor activities. As open parks became a go-to location due to the restrictions of the pandemic, people are more inclined to visit areas where they can feel at ease and basically, let their hair down. River Esplanade For Tourism Boost With this in mind, the City Government of San Carlos in Pangasinan started to develop an esplanade called “San Carlos City Esplanade Bocboc People’s Park” along the Agno River bank just beneath the Bocboc Bridge.  The city’s initiative will deliver a vibrant, innovative, and attractive esplanade which will be a welcoming view for tourists and locals. According to the Department of Budget and Management, San Carlos City has allotted P17-M in the development of the 145,000sqm people’s park. Design by Ecohaven Tourism Boost In San Carlos, Pangasinan The city expects

Public Parks And Open Spaces Access to open spaces like public parks became essential now more than ever when everyone is mandated to stay at home. These spaces are now sanctuaries for those seeking refuge and a little normalcy while continuing to live cautiously during a pandemic. In the City of Bislig, Surigao Del Sur, at the waterfront of the majestic Bislig Bay, the first public park is now open to the public. The Bislig Bayfront – an 8,500 sqm institutional park – is the government’s response to the community’s growing social, environmental, and health needs. This initiative will let the public experience and enjoy the outdoors with world-class amenities. Bislig Bayfront Amenities The park will have the following amenities: skate parkchildren’s play areagrand lawnforest parksteps with viewing deckkayaking area Designing Culture And Sustainability The park will showcase leisure and recreational facilities that highlight the city’s rich culture, heritage, and history. The

About Golden Trezzini Special Mention Award Our Bislig Bayfront project in Surigao del Sur was awarded the 2021 Golden Trezzini Special Mention Award for Best Landscape Architecture Project, as announced on their website. The Golden Trezzini Awards for Architecture and Design aim to turn the most artistic projects into museum objects to keep their historical, cultural, and scientific values in the best way possible, as mentioned on their website. Golden Trezzini Special Mention Award The Awards motto, “Architecture as Art,” heavily implies the process of creation, not the destruction, of art. It has also recently expressed its support for Ukraine, stating on a Facebook post, “We stand for peace in Ukraine and hope that common sense will prevail. In dark times it's so hard to talk but it's even harder to stay silent. Despite everything that divides us we are going to continue our talk about architecture with people

Bagong Trece People’s Park The home of the provincial capital of Cavite, the City of Trece Martires is developing a 1.8-hectare property known as Bagong Trece People’s Park into an inclusive, welcoming, active cultural and civic destination. Located at Barangay Lapidario, the site enveloping a green space is bounded by a river on the eastern side and situated near SM Trece Martires and other residential & commercial establishments.  Trece People's Park Features Boldly visualized as a new destination for social interactions where activities, recreation, and community will intersect, Bagong Trece People’s Park features a gymnasium, convention center, government building (Bureau of Fire Protection), and an outdoor amphitheater which was funded by the Department of Budget and Management under the Green Green Green Fund assistance program. Ecohaven, the landscape architecture firm of Bagong Trece People’s Park, has shaped the design development process, emphasizing the connection to the surrounding and diverse community. Trece Martires People's Park Groundbreaking Ceremony In an unveiling