Happy Earth Day, April is World Landscape Architecture Month & Happy 200th Birthday to Frederick Law Olmsted!

April is Earth Thirty day period and generally a active 30 times for Earth-centric concepts, ideals, and actions and April 2022 even a lot more so. The resilience of character and character-primarily based options are particularly potent.

Environmentally friendly infrastructure goes hand in hand with residing architecture and both will help recover our planet.

How to say Delighted Earth Day? #InvestInOurPlanet

Nature’s sprouting on Cedar Trail beneath Mt. Fromme in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Impression: Christine Thuring

Let us start off by continuing to exercise environmental style and design and get involved to: battle local climate adjust & achieve internet-zero greenhouse fuel emissions advocate for local weather justice & social equity secure community lands, wildlife & biodiversity, and our outdated-development and experienced forests promote urban forests & rewilding initiatives ensure cleanse air & water for all preserve our seas & coral reefs maintain our cultural landscapes finish plastic pollution desire sustainable development…

“When 20 million people took to the streets for the to start with Earth Day celebration in 1970, they shifted the system of background, supporting generate the EPA, the Clear Air and Water Act, and more. Currently, we at the time all over again need to have to adjust the program of heritage to defend the earth on which we all count. This is the second for daring action to shift our region ahead and stop the climate crisis.” ~ Sierra Club

For the past 50 a long time, Earth Day has been celebrated by billions of individuals around the globe, annually every single April 22, to sign up for collectively in endorsing awareness for the health of our surroundings. #WhatWillYouDo – the record is limitless! But in other text, let us combat for a healthful, regenerative and livable planet.

EARTHDAY.ORG, collectively with their companions, will existing the Earth Day Weather Action Summit today. Sign up for their “Earth Working day Livestream – April 22nd – Nature in the Race to Zero” – learn additional.

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Even the Peanuts’ cartoon gang is celebrating Earth Day this calendar year with a new Peanuts distinctive debuting on Apple Television+. Celebrating the environment, it highlights that even tiny changes can enable the Earth.

For Charlie Brown’s minor sister Sally, just about every day is Earth Day ~ check out “It’s the Tiny Matters, Charlie Brown” trailer on YouTube:

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April is Environment Landscape Architecture Month #WLAM2022

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Impression: ASLA

The American Modern society of Landscape Architecture’s main eyesight assertion is “healthy, wonderful, and resilient spots for all.” As the celebration’s founder, ASLA promotes the profession with Environment Landscape Architecture Thirty day period (WLAM), an worldwide celebration of landscape architecture and developed public and personal spaces.

“Landscape architects design spaces the place community, adjust, diversity, and daily life expand.” ~ ASLA

For #WLAM2022, ASLA explores: What is landscape architecture? What does landscape architecture imply to you? Learn a lot more at ASLA.

Frederick Legislation Olmsted’s 200th Birthday #CelebrateOlmsted

Landscape architects, landscape designers, and ASLA & IFLA associates all over the entire world are celebrating the 200th birthday of the founder of landscape architecture, Frederick Legislation Olmsted (1822-1903). His 200th birthday will be honored on April 26, 2022 in New York City and in the course of the year in many other metropolitan areas. A lot of of us will mirror on his residing legacy of delicate, sweeping, beautiful park designs which have grow to be cultural icons and celebrated landmarks.

“Born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1822, he analyzed engineering, chemistry and farming in advance of settling on a vocation in landscape architecture. In addition to his structure occupation, Olmsted was an author and social critic, believing that aesthetic beauty was the remedy to quite a few of the social ills he observed about him.” ~ Chicago Architecture Heart

Happy Earth Day

Sheep Meadow in Central Park. Impression: Central Park Conservancy

Olmsted considered nature has a optimistic result on human actions and nicely-prepared parks and environments can aid boost metropolis dwellers’ perception of perfectly-staying. He certainly explored the principle of biophilia nicely!

In 1863 associates Olmsted and Vaux adopted the phrase ‘landscape architect’ as a professional title and employed it to explain their get the job done for the preparing of urban park programs. Though the partnership afterwards dissolved, the group is dependable for several iconic park landscapes which includes, of class, Central Park in New York. In a occupation spanning 50 percent a century, Frederick Regulation Olmsted had around 500 commissions and significantly contributed to the fields of general public health, conservation, city setting up and landscape design and style.

Study more at ASLA and Olmsted200.org.

Harmony with Character Currently & Often

Happy April and I hope you uncover your individual voice to most effective celebrate and add to a far more sustainable Earth Earth!

Happy Earth Day

Impression: Seattle U, Brand by Gabriela Batinich (Environmental Scientific studies ’23), winner of the 2022 Earth Month® Emblem Competition

Delighted Earth Working day & Like the Earth, Plant a Roof (or Wall)!

By Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, LEED AP, GRP
Greenroofs.com Publisher & Greenroofs & Partitions of the World™ Digital Summits Host