VIDEO | Stormwater Management Ecological Services Metrics

June 29, 2013,AEDT

Stormwater is important part of any landscape and even more so in cities.  Cities are striving to understand water and stormwater management and implement water sustainable design principles. This 5 minute video recently posted on vimeo by DBA Inc. gives graphic information about a New Orleans water management study that was | Read More

Helsinki South Harbour | Helsinki Finland | PORT

June 27, 2013,AEDT

Helsinkiʼs South Harbour has the potential to become a world-class urban waterfront, cited alongside Copenhagen, Barcelona, Rio, Sydney and Hong Kong as among the most spectacular waterside public realms in the world.

West 8 wins design competition for Veddel North in Hamburg

June 26, 2013,AEDT

Revitalization of an urban community and surrounding dike park on the south banks of the Elbe River in Hamburg, Germany. West 8’s winning design addresses rising sea levels and climate change, bringing a human scale to an area dominated by automobile traffic.  

El-Menia Design Competition | exp and lemay | Constantine Algeria

June 25, 2013,AEDT

After a global competition, exp and lemay, won an international competition launched by the Agence de gestion et de régulation foncière urbaine de la Wilaya de Constantine in Algeria. This competition aimed at the realisation of a major project in the city of Constantine, Algeria, of approximately $ 2.4 billion | Read More

Landscape Institute President says Farrell Review “is a missed opportunity”

June 24, 2013,AEDT

Sue Illman, President of the Landscape Institute, has criticised the Terry Farrell Review of Architecture and the Built Environment as backward-looking and too inwardly focused.  Speaking in response to the call for evidence Illman said: “In a world confronted by rapidly expanding urban populations, scarce resources, environmental and economic challenges | Read More

This Week In Landscape | 23 June 2013

June 23, 2013,AEDT

Studio Report: Flux City | Chris Reed | Urban Omnibus  “The studio site was Jamaica Bay, an ecologically rich habitat containing many marshy islands, surrounded by highly developed residential and industrial areas including JFK airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and neighborhoods like Marine Park.” Designed for Democracy: When Public Goes Private | Read More

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