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Eelco Hooftman landscape architect GROSS. MAX Edinburgh

Eelco Hooftman studied landscape architecture at Wageningen and runs his practice GROSS. MAX from Edinburgh. Eelco is said to combine a Dutch sense of experimentation with a British sense of humour and German rigour.  This lecture, delivered at the Walker Art Center

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Edinburgh’s Waterfront Redevelopment – the need for landscape urbanism

Richard J Williams (born in Washington DC and  Professor of Contemporary Visual Cultures at Edinburgh University College of Art) is right about the redevelopment of Edinburgh’s Waterfront . He wrote in the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine that  ‘It starts promisingly

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Landscape urbanism and architecture in the design of Edinburgh New Town

Too many old cities, like Beijing, have been destroyed to make way for modernity. And two many have been extended without due regard for landscape architecture. Far too often, design teams have been led by architects, engineers, planners or real

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St Andrews Square landscape architects

St Andrew’s Square was built after 1772, as the first part of Edinburgh’s New Town, designed by James Craig. It was a private pleasure garden for use by local residents but was opened for public use in 2008. The old

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