Urban SOS: Frontiers Competition Shortlist

November 30, 2012,AEDT

The shortlist for AECOM’s Urban SOS: Frontiers open ideas student competition has been announced. This years competition was seeking integrated design, planning, environmental restoration and engineering responses that address border, gateway and edge/fringe conditions in cities worldwide. Proposals had to address urban | Read More

Detroit Riverfront Design Competition | UPDATE

November 29, 2012,AEDT

The American Institute of Architects Detroit’s Urban Priorities Committee (AIA-UPC) is conducting a design competition to redesign the riverfront of Detroit. The competition will focus on the area between Cobo Hall and the Renaissance Center and between Jefferson Avenue and | Read More

Celebrating 5 years of World Landscape Architecture

November 28, 2012,AEDT

  World Landscape Architecture celebrates 5 years of  publishing landscape architecture projects, news, competitions and book reviews. Originally a blog named World Landscape Architect with a few readers has grown into a webzine of over 35,000 readers and our more | Read More

Washington Canal Park | Washington D.C. USA | OLIN

November 27, 2012,AEDT

OLIN, has led the design and construction of Canal Park in Washington, D.C. The park opened to the public on November 16, 2012. One of the first parks built as part of the District’s Anacostia Waterfront Initiative, Canal Park has | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 25 November 2012

November 25, 2012,AEDT

Landscape links from around the world during this week Noble but different professions | Letter to the Editor | Washington Post Referring to a landscape architect as a “landscaper” is akin to calling an architect a carpenter. Both are noble | Read More

Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEDT

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson says environmentally friendly ‘soft infrastructure’ mitigates flood damage without sending harm elsewhere. The flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy prompted calls from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to consider building storm surge barriers to | Read More

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