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FOLAR Symposium on Children’s Play

Congratulations to all involved with an excellent FOLAR symposium on children’s play.There are 3 videos embedded in this blog post and the other 6 can be found on another blog post on chidren’s play. Particular thanks to Merrick Denton-Thompson who

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: What, Why, When, How, Where, Who and What Next? £0.00 in September 2017 Kindle Edition by Tom Turner (Author) Be the first to review this item This title and over 1 million more are available with Kindle Unlimited

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Design objectives, theory and methods for landscape architecture – and for cooking

Drawing on Oxford English Dictionary (OED) definitions: Design objectives are things ‘aimed at or sought; a target, goal, or end’ Design theories are a ‘statement of rules or principles to be followed’ Design methods are procedures ‘for attaining an object’ For a great

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Geoffrey Jellicoe on the visible and invisible in landscape design

Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe’s design for the memorial to President John F Kennedy was both a brilliant project and a brilliant example of how to explain a work of landscape architecture. Physically, the design is not a major intervention in the

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