Landscape and Architecture Converging

The Architect's Newspaper explores the "fertile new approaches to building" springing from the growing use of landscaping in contemporary architecture.

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February 7, 2011, 6:00 AM PST

By Tim Halbur


Editor Sam Lubell calls it "earth-itecture":

"Building green and stretching creative boundaries are just two reasons that 'earth-itecture' is taking off. As we run out of buildable land, and as our sprawling lifestyle stretches our resources, it seems inevitable that we must learn how to better overlap architecture and green space in smart ways."

Lubell gives several innovative examples, including architect Hagy Belzberg's Museum of the Holocaust in Pan Pacific Park in Los Angeles.

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