Sydney’s newest master planned suburb

April 12, 2011,AEDT

The Ponds is the newest 320 hectare development in Sydney master planned by CLOUSTON.  Touted as ‘A showcase for sustainable living’ with Community Facilities, Water Sustainable Urban Design, Open Spaces, Built form guidelines for housing that has features that is flexible and can accommodate young families, older residents and/or those | Read More

SÜDLICHE LOHMÜHLENINSEL, BERLIN | Rehwaldt Landschaftsarchitekten

April 11, 2011,AEDT

SÜDLICHE LOHMÜHLENINSEL is located in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin. The island is 600 meter long, 100 meter wide, and was sprung up with the booming of state canal and dam during 1845 and 1850. Tan workers improved manufacturing of leathers by using barks (tanning materials) as addictive, and SÜDLICHE LOHMÜHLENINSEL got its | Read More

Design Competition for President’s Park South

April 11, 2011,AEDT

The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) will manage a design competition to improve the appearance of the security infrastructure used to control unauthorized vehicular use at President’s Park South. This notice is to solicit interest in participating in that competition. The proposed design competition will identify alternatives to re-design the | Read More

New Lighting Design for San Diego’s Coronado Bridge

April 10, 2011,AEDT

An international team led by London based artist Peter Fink (Form Associates) and lighting designer Mark Major (Speirs + Major) in association with Buro Happold in Los Angeles has been announced as the winner of the largest interactive green energy lighting project in North America. The San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge, | Read More

NIP Paysage wins Place de l’Acadie design competition

April 7, 2011,AEDT

The design competition was held as part of the project to redevelop Place de l’Acadie and Place Henri-Bourassa, was intended primarily to produce a concept for creating areas to refresh the surrounding air in order to help fight the urban heat island effect. The jury found that the project from | Read More

West 8 wins Land-art design competition

April 6, 2011,AEDT

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture has won the Land-art design competition for the Werpsterhoek junction in the Leeuwarden by-pass. The proposal that embodies a terp landscape will now be further developed. Architect Pieter Hoen: “You could say that we have made a large terp [local name for flood | Read More

The Guardian Interview with Benjamin H Bratton

April 6, 2011,AEDT

The Guardian has published an Interview with Benjamin H Bratton, director of the Center for Design and Geopolitics, Calit2 and University of California, San Diego as part of their Activate New York event to be held in late April. Bratton gives interesting insights into design, technology and urbanism including ……..Only if | Read More

SLANT: International Competition for Students of Landscape Architecture

April 5, 2011,AEDT

The international competition for the SLANT AWARDS is being held this year for the first time and on this occasion is aimed exclusively at students of Landscape Architecture and Landscape Design. The central idea behind this challenge is that the project in question is a “virtual project”, one  that has been created | Read More

Phil Heaton appointed Director of Public Realm at Broadway Malyan

April 5, 2011,AEDT

You may remember Phil Heaton from the video One Town, Two Parks, Two different approaches we posted where Phil and Martha Schwartz take two different design approaches to community parks in Castleford. Recently, Phil Heaton was appointed as Director of Public Realm at Broadway Malyan – a new senior role which will | Read More

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