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The Green Fabric

We will be exploring ideas that take us beyond the typical urban open space paradigm. What is ‘useful’ open space, and what benefits to the environment and society are gained from an inspired approach to the design of ‘the green fabric’?

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Sense of Place in Contemporary Design

Previous issues of AJLA have dealt extensively with material along the lines of iconic landscapes, indigenous landscapes and cultural landscapes. This issue is aimed more at contemporary landscape and urban design and the role that the concept 'sense of place' - also known as 'genius loci' - plays in the design of the built environment. The issue explores the unique qualities that embrace the essence of a particular place, and how design, from the site scale to the urban and regional scale, has responded to these qualities, evoking the spirit of a place.

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Indigenous Knowledge Landscapes

In Africa, indigenous knowledge is a significant resource that landscape architects can access to create culturally relevant and sustainable design solutions.

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Edible Landscapes

Food security is a pressing issue on the African continent, and one in which landscape architects, and related disciplines, can play a significant role.

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Healthy Landscapes

For healthy landscapes to be restorative and resilient they must be planned, designed, and managed by bringing together a wide range of planning disciplines.

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Iconic Landscapes

Certain landscapes, natural or man-made, evoke deeply profound thoughts and feelings, and can alter the way we understand ‘place’.

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