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 […]
Josh verbally presented a research paper at the AESOP 6 Sustainable Food Planning Conference ‘finding spaces for productive cities’ held from 5-7 November in Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. The paper, Yield Operations: (Re)Fitting Urban Agriculture in Existing Green Spaces for Economic and Other Benefits explored the potential for urban agriculture to generate income in existing […]
Joshua was interviewed for an article “Grow Food Not Lawns: The Fertile World Of Foodscaping”, published in Australian health magazine Wellspring, Eco Issue 2014. The article discussed the foodscaping phenomenon in Australia. Download the article here: wellspring_2014_winter_Grow Food Not Lawns
Josh gave a guest lecture on 28th March 2014 at Martha Schwartz’s London studio titled ‘Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability’ where he discussed international projects based on themes of environmental sustainability.
Joshua’s article ‘Challenging Assumptions in Urban Restoration Ecology‘ was published in Landscape Journal a internationally leading, peer reviewed journal in Landscape Architecture and associated disciplines. It was part of a special issue themed ‘Multifunctional Landscapes‘. The article examines problems with restoration ecology and the inflexible use of native plants in urban contexts. It briefly explores […]
Josh’s urban agriculture and food system research has been picked up by various sources and trended on twitter. This reflects increased awareness and interest in the integrity, ethics and resilience of our food systems, and also the quality of food on our plates. See articles here: Gardening, the Root of Community http://www.balancebydeborahhutton.com.au/gardening-the-root-of-the-community/ The Next Trend […]
Summer 2013: An updated version of Joshua’s ‘Beyond Biodiversity’ article published in the Australian Institute of Landscape Designers & Managers (AILDM) LANDSCAPE outlook Issue 52. Link to download (PDF) here: Beyond Biodiversity LO52
‘Why Should We Grow Food in Cities? Joshua presented a paper titled ‘Why Should we Grow Food in Cities’ at the University of Essex/Writtle College 5th joint conference in November 2012.
Joshua was invited to attend a delegation to South Korea as an ‘Emerging Researcher in Urban Design’ with a delegation of Australian researchers for the third Australia-Korea International Green Growth Workshop and Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Living conference (from 11- 18 May 2012). The workshop, co-organised by the National Academy of Engineering of […]
‘Beyond Biodiversity: Challenging the Biodiversity Dogma’: Published in Landscape Architecture Australia, No 133 (Feb 2012, p13-14), Joshua’s article challenging the dominance of the biodiversity reinstatement movement has since been reproduced online in various locations, including: architecture AU & scribd. Link to PDF here: LAA_Beyond-Biodiversity_p13-14.