Opportunities: Call for Projects for an Upcoming Book
ASLA’s Opportunities and Events page provides users with the latest information on everything from conferences and meetings to calls for papers, requests for qualifications, consulting opportunities, and competitions. Below, a chance to have a project featured in an upcoming book.
CALL FOR PROJECTS
For a forthcoming book for Bloomsbury titled Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability: Creating Positive Change Through Design, a call for projects to feature and/or detail as case studies has been issued by the author.
Biodiversity, Ecology & Ecosystem Services
Key Themes − Preservation and Conservation, Ecology and Biodiversity, Restoration, Ecosystem Services, Land Management
Landscape as Cleanser
Key Themes Remediation, WSUD/SuDS, Post-industrial Landscape Architecture, Waste)
Infrastructure, Green Infrastructure
Key Themes (Networks, Resilience & Decentralisation, Transport, Energy, Retrofitting)
Food & Agriculture
Key Themes − Food Systems, Agrobiodiversity, Food Security and Food Sovereignty, Food Planning and Policy, Community, Education, Allotment and Kitchen Gardens
Landscape Environmental Art, Landscape as Provocateur
Key Themes − Expression, Provocation
Systems and Social Environmental Design, Influence Beyond Site
Key Themes − Education, Interpretation, Ethics, Design as Activism, Healthy Landscapes, Economics, Governance/Politics, Landscape as Economic Generator, Community Maintenance
Less Is More: A Light Touch Approach
Key Themes − Sensitivity/Disturbance, Restraint, Communication / Relationships, Environmental Management and Maintenance
Project and Material Ratings
Key Themes − Ecological Footprint, Performance/ Rating, Quantitative / Qualitative, Materials / Embodied Energy / Life Cycles / Cradle to Cradle, Post-Occupancy Review.
Projects should ideally be constructed, although outstanding unbuilt / competition / masterplan etc. work may be used. Projects can be located anywhere globally. Previously unpublished projects are of particular interest.
Please note that the publisher requires permission for use of images.