Winners Announced in Surrey’s Town Centres Design Competition

February 26, 2010,AEST

“TownShift: Suburb Into City” sponsored by the City of Surrey was a sustainable design competition to provide vision for Surrey’s five growing town centres – Cloverdale, Fleetwood, Guildford, Newton and Semiahmoo. The competition attracted 138 submissions from 20 countries, and | Read More

OLIN part of winning team for US Embassy

February 25, 2010,AEST

OLIN is part of the team lead by KieranTimberlake that recently won the competition for the US Embassy to be built in Battersea (London), UK. From among 37 architectural submissions, four finalists were chosen to explore the symbolism of the | Read More

Olympics reinvigorates Vancouver’s Granville Street

February 25, 2010,AEST

During the Winter Olympics in Vancouver a newly updated Granville Street by PWL Partnership Landscape Architects has become a lively impromptu event space for buskers, street hockey, olympic pin sellers and more. The street has been closed to traffic for | Read More

SvR + Hewitt designing Seattle’s streets

February 24, 2010,AEST

In October 2009, Seattle Parks selected SvR Design + Hewitt as the primary design consultant for four Belltown blocks, from First to Fifth Avenues will be turned into Seattle’s first park boulevard with swales and natural landscaping. Last month SvR | Read More

Johnson Pilton Walker & PWP selected for Barangaroo

February 24, 2010,AEST

Premier Kristina Keneally and Planning Minister, Tony Kelly, yesterday formally signed an authorisation for the $6 billion contract with Lend Lease for commercial development of Barangaroo. At the same time as signing the contract Planning Minister Mr Kelly said that | Read More

How video is changing Landscape Architecture

February 23, 2010,AEST

Over recent years video and digital animation have become another design tool for landscape architects and education and professional institutions. For landscape architects digital animation and 3D rendering has become cheaper and cheaper to produce with tools such as Sketchup, | Read More

Ayub National Park to get upgrade

February 23, 2010,AEST

Ayub National Park in Rawalpindi, Pakistan is about to receive an upgrade. Acoording toThe News International the Punjab government has decided to turn the National Park into a public park. Ayub National Park is spread over 313 acres with lakes, | Read More

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