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Little Free Libraries for urban landscapes

Little Free Libraries are a great idea.  Landscape architects should include them in designs for public open spaces including parks, squares, piazzas etc. Universities should have several on every campus for textbooks as well as leisure reading. In 2010 I

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Pro bono volunteer landscape architecture for the Dragon Garden in Ladakh

A Dragon Garden is being made for the Druk White Lotus School in a part of Ladakh India which is often described as Little Tibet. The design work is being done by pro bono volunteers. The vidoes below describe (1) a 2015

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The Dragon Garden in Ladakh, India

The Dragon Garden is being made for a school at 3,500m in Ladakh – a remote part of India’s Himalayan region often known as ‘Little Tibet’. The  design is influenced by Buddhist ideas with the buildings arranged to form a

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