James Melsom Landschaftsarchitekt BSLA


James Melsom is a practicing Landscape Architect collaborating in projects in Switzerland and throughout Europe as member of the BSLA
Since 2007 he works as teacher and research fellow at the Institute of Landscape Architecture, ETH Zurich girot.arch.ethz.ch
Co-founder with Ilmar Hurkxkens of the research laboratory LANDSKIP

NEWS
2016.02 BERLIN : Prize winner in the M20 ‘Museum der Moderne’ in Berlin, with Hörner Architekten and Weyell Zipse Architekten, Basel. One of 10 projects chosen (unranked) out of 460 submissions. The next competition stage is due late 2016
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2015.10 NEW YORK : Thanks to Kate Orff and the team at the GSAPP Columbia University for the chance to lecture and discuss some of our work at the LVML and later at the SCAPE office for a presentation of industry oriented research and techniques
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2015.04 BARCELONA : Ilmar Hurkxkens and I would like to thank Luis Fraguada and the IAAC for the fantastic workshop at Valldaura Labs – scanning and performing landscape analysis on the surrounding forests, working as the research lab LANDSKIP
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2015.03 ZURICH : The recently published Routledge publication REPRESENTING LANDSCAPES : DIGITAL features two chapters co-authored by James Melsom
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KEY LANDSCAPE PROJECTS

.de M20, berlin

Prize winner in the M20 'Museum der Moderne' competition in Berlin. One of 10 (unranked) projects awarded from a field of 460 submissions

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publications – research + teaching

Various publications, whether book chapters, articles & conference proceedings, documenting research & practice.

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.ch KVA warmbächliweg, bern

The urban redevelopment of the KVA areal and hidden Stadtbach canal, providing new living, working, and public spaces for the city of Bern.

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.2003-07 key built projects – europe

Various built projects completed as project landscape architect with the firms Karres en Brands, and DS Landschapsarchitecten, nl

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