Landscape Design

Title Abstract Publication Date
2003 Architectural Portfolio: Landscape. Presents four examples of campus landscaping that were recognized in this competition. Includes project data photographs and plans. 10/31/2003
2004 Architectural Portfolio: Landscape Architecture. Presents one K-12 and two higher education landscaping projects recognized by this competition. Project information and photographs are included. 10/31/2004
2005 Architectural Portfolio: Landscape Architecture. Presents four projects cited in this competition. Selection was based on security, innovation, cost-effectiveness, timelessness, community use, functionality, and sense of place. Project information... 10/31/2005
2006 Architectural Portfolio: Campus Master Planning/Landscape Architecture Prifiles three higher education master planning and landscape architecture projects selected for outstanding innovation, image, function, flexibility, maintainability, sustainability, security,... 10/31/2006
2007 Architectural Portfolio: Campus Master Planning/Landscape Architecture. Profiles four outstanding campus master plans and two outstanding campus landscapes. These were selected for their innovation, sustainability, security, aesthetics, and life-cycle costs. Project... 10/31/2007
2009 ASLA Awards. These landscape architecture awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects cite projects at Arizona State University, The University of Virginia, and Mills College. 07/31/2009
A Practical Guide to Planning, Constructing, and Using School Courtyards The Maryland Department of Education guideline for courtyard design is for use by local planning committees and architects in designing new schools and developing major renovation/addition projects.... 07/23/2012
A Sustainable Approach. Describes elements of sustainable school design in the areas of HVAC efficiency, windows, insulation, roofing, landscaping, and recycling. 06/30/2006
A Tribute to Achievement and Excellence. Presents the 20 winners of the Society for College and University Planning's award programs, including those to individual achievers and to various institutions for excellence in campus planning... 09/30/2009
Academic Achievement: A school expansion in our nation's capitol introduces a wetland to a dense urban site. Profiles Washington D.C.'s Sidwell Friends Middle School, a LEED Platinum-certified facility featuring onsite wastewater management, a wetland, extensive use of natural and recycled materials,... 06/30/2007
Access Board: Accessibility Guidelines and Standards. Index with links to all completed and proposed guidelines, including those for outdoor public spaces: play areas, recreation facilities, outdoor developed areas, and public rights-of-way.
Adaptive Landscapes for the Long Term. Advocates the creation of adaptive landscapes in situations where native plantings are not universally suitable. Adaptive landscapes utilize non-native plants that are native in growing situations... 10/31/2010
American School & University Architectural Portfolio 2000 Awards: Landscape Architecture. Presents photographs and basic information on architectural design, costs, square footage, and principle designers of the award winning school landscaping projects that competed in the American... 10/31/2000
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) An on-line directory of ASLA members and firms, searchable by firm name, practice type, city, or state. Landscape architects plan and design school grounds, outdoor classrooms, parking lots, athletic...
Amphibian Oasis: Designing and Building a Schoolyard Pond Building a pond in a schoolyard is a rewarding way to help boost local populations of amphibians, to increase the natural value of school grounds, and to serve as a locale for observing the life... 05/31/1996
Another Paper Landscape? Describes the University of Toronto's extensive central campus revitalization plan to create lush landscapes that add to the school's image and attractiveness. Drawings and photographs are... 09/30/2001
Architectural Portfolio 2001: Landscape. Presents descriptions and photographs of school landscaping design winners for the 2001 American School and University Architectural Portfolio Contest. Included are each project's vital... 10/31/2001
Are You Sitting Down? Discusses outdoor furniture selection, including selection of materials appropriate to the environment, matching furniture to the landscape and surrounding architecture, sustainability, color, and... 01/31/2008
Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation. Guidebook for designing and building natural schoolyard environments that enhance childhood learning and play experiences while providing connection with the natural world. Intended for parents,... 10/31/2010
Assessing the Learning Value of Campus Open Spaces Through Post-Occupancy Evaluations. Uses the University of Georgia's Memorial Garden as a case study to examine how the composition and configuration of campus landscape elements affect behavior. The research examines how specific... 03/31/2008
Assignment: Eco-Friendly Campuses. Discusses how institutions of higher education can use their campus environments as a teaching tool and laboratory for finding solutions to environmental dilemmas and ensure that their campus... 06/30/2002
At That Age, You Just Accept What You Have... Reports on a study of student participation in greening projects at a school board district level, based on two methods: 1) 149 questionnaires completed by administrators, teachers, and parents... 12/31/2003
Big Dots, Little Dumpsters. Reviews the design of the learning garden at New York City's largest elementary school, PS 19 in Queens. The existing corrugated metal classrooms were painted with colorful random dots,... 01/31/2005
Boston Schoolyard Initiative. Since 1995, the Boston Schoolyard Initiative (BSI) has been transforming Boston's schoolyards from barren asphalt lots into dynamic centers for recreation, learning and community life. The BSI...
California Mission. Profiles the Audubon Center at Debs Park, a Los Angeles environmental education center that received the country's first LEED Platinum rating. Electricity is generated on site from photovoltaic... 06/30/2007