WLA – our new landscape architecture quarterly

June 28, 2011,AEDT

WLA is a new quarterly landscape architecture digital zine. WLA provides the opportunity for firms, designers, educators and students to present their ideas and projects on the international stage. WLA encourages the distribution of information and knowledge to everyone across the world. We have chosen to publish in digital format | Read More

Not Garden/ Not Again | an exploration geotextile customisation

June 23, 2011,AEDT

PEG‘s Not Garden/ Not Again project renders visible those materials that typically remain unseen. They used the untapped design potential of low-cost engineering substrates as a means for developing new techniques of surface control and display. Customized geotextiles hold great potential for configuring new relationships between organic and inorganic materials | Read More

Winners announced for Monument Circle Ideas Competition

June 22, 2011,AEDT

Monument Circle, with the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument as its centerpiece, is already an extraordinary place.  It ranks among the world’s most unique, spectacular and treasured public spaces.   The Monument Circle Ideas Competition was conducted to generate bold thought and creativity in how we, as a community, maximize | Read More

President’s Park South Designs Unveiled

June 21, 2011,AEDT

Today, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) unveiled the designs for President’s Park South in Washington D.C.. The five architecture and landscape architecture firms including Hood Design Studio, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Reed Hilderbrand Associates, Rogers Marvel Architects, and SASAKI were invited to develop concepts to beautify the security components and | Read More

Urban Physic Garden pops-up for the community

June 20, 2011,AEDT

This summer the designers of the Union Street Urban Orchard will return to 100 Union Street, Southwark in London to transform a derelict site into the Urban Physic Garden, a pop-up community built garden celebrating medicinal plants, which will host an on-site cafe and summer festival of events. The Urban Physic Garden will be | Read More

Xian Horticultural Expo 2011 | Holland Garden | Alliance NL

June 16, 2011,AEDT

Last month the International Horticultural Expo opened in Xi’an. This international exhibition is not just about gardening, but also covers the technology of cultivating nature and land use in the broadest sense. For China this is the next major international event after the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai World | Read More

Craiglinn Underpass | Cumbernauld Scotland | Bigg Design

June 15, 2011,AEDT

North Lanarkshire Council commissioned Bigg Design and Zero-Waste Design to deliver an exciting project that saw the regeneration of an underpass in Cumbernauld with stunning lighting and mural designs. Working with local school pupils and engaging with members of the community, we developed a design that transforms the experience of | Read More

‘Il Paradiso Nascosto’ (The Stolen Paradise) | MAXXI Museum Rome | West 8

June 13, 2011,AEDT

The West 8 exhibition titled ‘Il Paradiso Nascosto’ (The Stolen Paradise) for the series ‘NATURE’ was recently opened to the public at the MAXXI Museum in Rome, Italy. The exhibition features an installation of transparent biopolymer tree silhouettes, whose light diffusion, subtle shadows, layered stratification and delicate movement creates a | Read More

High Line Stage 2 Opens

June 8, 2011,AEDT

The Stage 2 section of the Highline designed by James Corner Field Operations with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Piet Oudolf, and Buro Happold has opened to the public. The opening of the new section doubles the length of the public park. After years of planning, design and construction, the High Line is | Read More

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