LACF PROUD _ A GOOD RETURN ON OUR INVESTMENT!

Monday, September 14, 2015

The recent Awards issue of CSLA magazine Landscapes Paysages and LP+ report favorably on LACF activities and feature a number of interesting articles about LACF funded projects! See how your donation dollars are producing quality, groundbreaking work and a good return on our investment. You can read the full magazine here  > Landscapes Paysages

To begin with, a short article in the upfront section relates how 2014-15 has been busy for LACF with over 20 000$ disbursed via the annual Grants program to a diverse cross section of projects that reflect the expanding role landscapes play in society today.  Read about it here.

Did you know that two of the four National Honor Awards of Excellence awarded this year went to LACF funded research projects?  Check out the jury summaries about Ron Williams' book, Landscape Architecture in Canada and Jonathan Cha's research on Shape and meaning of Montreal’s Victorian Squares.  To learn more about the many original Grant projects funded by LACF you can browse our archives Portfolio + Gallery or search by subject / author of your choice. 

 

rw book cover JONATHAN CHA RESEARCH IMAGE

Images:1. Landscape Architecture in Canada by Ron Williams and 2. Formes et sens des squaires victoriens montréalais by Jonathan Cha.

 

L|P book and film reviews also feature LACF funded work. George Stockton,of Moriyama & Teshima Planners reviewed the recently published book Out of Water | Design Solutions for Arid Regions. by Liat Margolis.  "It is a very well produced, clearly written and extensively illustrated book that should be of interest to landscape architects, planners, environmentalists and engineers working in the arid regions of our planet.”  says Stockton.  

 

book cover

3. Image: Book Cover
 

In a separate article, Daniel Roehr and Linsey Fryett describe their unique DRainscape video that effective communicates important key messages so that the places we build enhance the ecosystems we live in. 

water and neighbourhood

4. Image: From DRainscapes video >You Tube

 

Remember, the call for proposals for the Annual Grants Program 2016 begins in September. APPLY NOW!  Click here for full details!