King Street Revitalization | Kitchener Canada | IBI Group

July 28, 2011,AEDT

In 2007 the City of Kitchener, Ontario, retained IBI Group to develop a Streetscape Master Plan for the City Centre District: the core of Kitchener’s historic downtown. The City recognized the need to revitalize the area, to transform the once neglected streets into a lively, liveable area that would renew | Read More

Sowwah Island Central Park and Spanish Steps | Abu Dhabi UAE | MESA

July 25, 2011,AEDT

The design concept for the Central Park is based on a contemporary expression of classic urban design principles and archetypes. The park design will be a celebration of the Sowwah Island vision, seamlessly combing the infrastructure and cultural context of the Abu Dhabi 2030 plan, with a contemporary aesthetic complementing | Read More

Green Lake City | Jakarta Indonesia | Forrec

July 22, 2011,AEDT

Green Lake City is a destination mixed-use development in the rapidly growing western district of Jakarta. The master plan makes use of the existing water management constraints to create a central lagoon that connects to the surrounding community and provides a unique waterfront entertainment zone for the retail and commercial | Read More

Drava River | Maribor Slovenia | estudioOCA

July 19, 2011,AEDT

This riverfront redevelopment project provides a range of possibilities and aims to improve urban life and spatial appropriation. There are no grand gestures; areas remain open, often surprising, and spatially generous. The project invites residents to take a walk with children along the river, go fishing, stop under the trees | Read More

Sustainable Education Pavilion | FRLA

July 18, 2011,AEDT

FRLA‘s design for a Sustainable Education Pavilion was a winner of the BD/Dyson Airblade Washroom of the Future competition. Dyson teamed up with BD Magazine to run this competition. As a way of finding radically different and creative designs for washroom facilities that were also practical, environmental and featured a | Read More

Railroad Park | Birmingham Alabama | Tom Leader Studio

July 14, 2011,AEDT

Tom Leader Studio(TLS) spent five years working extensively with a public / private partnership to build this downtown central park and master plan the rail corridor. TLS managed a large team of consultants including multiple architects, local landscape architect, and engineers. Abandoned rail lines are a constant theme in all of | Read More

Connecting Seattle to the Bay | Seattle USA | James Corner Field Operations

July 13, 2011,AEDT

We reported back in September 2010, James Corner Field Operations has been selected to design Waterfront Seattle by the Seattle Parks, DPD and SDOT after beating out Wallace Roberts and Todd, Michael Van Valkenburgh and Associates, and Gustafson Guthrie Nichol. Recently the first designs for the Waterfront Seattle have been unveiled which creates an unparalleled | Read More

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