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BOOK AWARDS

Josh’s book Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability: Creating Positive Change Through Design has received three awards and a shortlisting since its release in 2017. These include two Excellence Awards by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects in Research and Communication, one at a state level (AILA – Victoria) and also the highest category honour at […]

BOOK CHAPTER ON WATER SENSITIVE URBAN DESIGN

Josh co-authored a book chapter titled ‘The Role of WSUD in Contributing to Sustainable Urban Settings’ which is included in the edited volume Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design : Potential, Design, Ecological Health, Economics, Policies and Community Perceptions. The chapter argues that to act more sustainably, applications of WSUD in suburban and city settings […]

KEYNOTE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Joshua provided the opening keynote at the South African Institute of Landscape Architecture (ILASA) bi-annual conference in the spectacular World Heritage listed Drakensburg mountain park region on 13th August, 2018. The conference was themed ‘Landscape: Medium for Connectivity’. Joshua presented research distilling 750 projects through a proposed framework of ‘multidimensional sustainability’. His findings indicate that […]

EDITED VOLUME ON LANDSCAPE AND FOOD

Joshua and colleague Tim Waterman have completed editing a 40 chapter book, The Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food (Routledge, London). Taking over three years to compile, the 40 chapter, 340,000 word volume includes 53 contributors from across the globe. Allen S. Weiss describes it as “an exemplary interdisciplinary volume of great topical scope and […]

RADIO INTERVIEWS ON FOOD, LANDSCAPE AND SUSTAINABILITY

Josh featured on radio in June and July, discussing his two books with two gems in landscape architecture and radio, Dr Jo Russell Clarke and Jennifer Dearnaley. Firstly, he appeared on Saturday 17th June with Jo for the radio show Gastronaut on Radio Adelaide, speaking about key food urbanism themes revealed in his forthcoming edited volume The […]

BEYOND CAPABILITY: TOWARDS NEW TERRITORY IN BRITISH LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND EDUCATION.

This opinion piece was written during 2015 and 2016, however, did not find a publisher willing to include it.   Beyond Capability: towards new territory in British landscape architecture and education   Progressive landscape architecture is increasingly engaged in tackling neoliberal strangleholds on our globalised planet. Lateral strategies, plans and visions are harnessing solutions to […]

CURATOR @ 2016 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Joshua has been announced as a Curator for the 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture led by Creative Director Professor Richard Weller in Canberra, 27 – 30th October, 2016. The festival is themed NOT IN MY BACKYARD Adventures into the profoundly frightening, deeply uncertain and yet somehow incredibly optimistic landscapes of the 21st century. The four-day […]