Columbia helps build a rooftop garden and classroom
Treehugger, Jan 26, 2012
Students in the Landscape Design, Construction Administration, and Fundraising Management graduate programs are working to develop a rooftop garden at PS 84, an elementary school of the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Through a juried competition, Todd Haiman and Dinorah Matias, 2009 graduates of the M.S. Landscape Design program, were honored by the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design.
Winners of the Stop the Paper Towels Design Competition
inhabitat.com, Apr 06, 2011
John Gray, a graduate of the Landscape Design program, won the judge's choice award from inhabitat.com for their Stop the Paper Towels graphic design competition - a contest to find the most inspiring graphic to print on reusable cloth PeopleTowels.
Rebecca McMackin, Landscape Design graduate and the Park Horticulturalist for the award-winning Brooklyn Bridge Park, writes about forward-looking horticulture practices used to maintain and nourish the park after the experience of Hurricane Sandy. She explains, “Landscapes should be created with rising waters and extreme weather events in mind, and management practices for storms and floods should be researched, established, tested, and shared.” McMackin describes horiculturally-focused storm management practices, including experiments used to desalinate the flooded Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Landscape Design alum Yuliya Bellinger was interviewed for a recent feature on Bloomfield Patch covering the replanting of trees in Brookdale Park post-Hurricane Sandy. Bellinger is a member of the Brookdale Park Conservancy.