The public garden installation Minor Paradises took center stage during this year’s Amman Design Week. The curator of this edition, Noura Al Sayeh Holtrop, commissioned Civil Architecture (a cultural practice in Bahrain-Kuwait) and studiolibani (a landscape architecture firm in Lebanon) to present a full-scale, week-long installation occupying 720 square meters (7750sq ft) of the entrance plaza at Ras Al Ain Gallery, under the theme ‘Possibilities’. In a reality where water is short, absent, or inaccessible, how do we begin to re-imagine our public spaces and the culture of collective life in the outdoors? How do we begin to re-imagine the idea of a garden under drought conditions, in contrast to a garden with its abundance of water and lush vegetation—itself a manifestation of Paradise.
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Reinterpreting the possibilities of garden design in a world with limited water
Karratha Health Campus From Baron Sandpit To Restorative Oasis
Resourceful planting and irrigation are helping this new civic landscape thrive in the harsh climate of Australia’s Pilbara region.
Recreating The Magic Of Expo 67
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Designing Open Spaces
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Interview With Sajid Kagadi
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A Pakistani Family Home That Blends And Ages With The Landscape
This is the dream home for Mr. Y K and his family, he has fairly traditional tastes but was open to new ideas for the design.
Wasit Wetland Centre Is A Beacon Of Conservation
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Sustainable Landscape Refurbishment – A Change Initiative
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Save The Trees
John A. Davies, an avid Landscape reader, explains his love for trees and how we can save them with various case studies
Why Heirloom Tomatoes Are Trending
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The Home Team
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2020 Free Agency Flashback
After reviewing the top pending free agents at every position, it’s important to understand that the Dolphins won’t be involved in the kind of shopping spree they had last offseason.
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IT STUCK TO the bar of soap in the bathtub, so you didn’t want to wash with it.
'BILLDING' IT RIGHT
Sean McDermott had been on the job as head coach of the Buffalo Bills for about a week. In those early January days in 2017, he would look out his office window across the parking lot at Bills Stadium and envision home playoff games. How it would look, sound and feel.
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When it’s at its best, “I’m Your Woman” feels like you’ve slipped through a trap door, revealing a hidden pathway in an old genre apparatus.
Racing Success Story
On the midst of what can technically be called a pretty bad year, it’s encouraging to see professional motorsports persevering, which in this year should be seen as a raging success. Initially many NASCAR and Indy Car events were canceled or rescheduled, but as the year has progressed, it seems that those organizations have gotten pretty clever in how to complete their schedule by combining events at the same track on the same weekend or running double-header races.
MEET Y& R'S MADISON THOMPSON
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