Grant Associates appointed for Southampton’s Watermark WestQuay

June 30, 2014,AEDT

Grant Associates has been appointed to design the public realm for Watermark WestQuay Southampton – a £70m leisure-led regeneration scheme masterplanned by ACME for developers Hammerson. Inspired by tidal mudflats, the strata in which the city of Southampton was first built apon, Grant Associates’ landscape design will comprise four key | Read More

WLA Magazine | WLA 14 | Temporary & Transitory

June 17, 2014,AEDT

Temporary and Transitory is the theme for the 14th edition of WLA Magazine. Various projects are published in this edition including temporary sand dunes, festival spaces, pop-up gardens, art installations, display gardens, indoor landscapes and waterscapes. Firms and Organisations work published in this edition include HOSPER, UNStudio, ASPECT Studios, DE | Read More

This Week In Landscape | 15 June 2014

June 16, 2014,AEDT

Berlin celebrates parks and nature with a weekend of 500 events Stiftung Naturschultz organised the Langer Tag der StadtNatur programme of 500 events over two days (14-15 June) including hiking, green roofs tours, bird watching, bee hive management, midnight walks and more all over the city of Berlin. ASLA announces | Read More

Sweeney Playground opens in South Boston

June 11, 2014,AEDT

Stoss Landscape Urbanism celebrated the opening of Thomas J Sweeney Playground on Thursday, May 29. Families from the neighborhood joined Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh in cutting the ribbon to the newly redesigned public park as children enjoyed the playground’s poured-in-place rubber surface and newly installed benches, fountains, and rope | Read More

Tagus Linear Park | Póvoa de Santa Iria Portugal | Topiaris

June 9, 2014,AEDT

Tagus Linear Park – Topiaris Landscape Architecture from Joao Morgado on Vimeo. [Great Aerial Video taken with a drone] The Tagus Linear Park is an area of 15 000 sq m that was conquered by the surrounding communities of the industrial private sector and was felt as a democratic intervention | Read More

Our Forest | Vienna Austria | Lindle Bukor

June 4, 2014,AEDT

The four landscape installations replace the former nature trail through a piece of forest in Vienna’s Zoo Schönbrunn and reflect four different aspects characterizing woodlands: dynamics, diversity, sustainability and cultural significance. The aim of the concept is to arouse interest through sensuous experience, to simultaneously stimulate reflection and communicate knowledge. | Read More

Six teams win Rebuild by Design Competition

June 3, 2014,AEDT

Rebuild by Design was a design competition to create innovative community- and policy-based solutions to protect U.S. cities that are most vulnerable to increasingly intense weather events and future uncertainties.  Back in April, 10 Finalists were unveiled and the teams developed their proposals in partnership with local stakeholder coalitions and feedback from participants. The U.S. | Read More