The Hills at Vallco features an 30-acre community park and nature preserve, which will not only be the largest community park in Cupertino, but also the largest green roof in the world. The Hills at Vallco plans include a vibrant, sustainable, walkable and safe new neighborhood with a mix of retail, | Read More
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is important part of the urban planning and urban design process. GIS has often been associated with science, and not so much on design. Geodesign offers to shake up the notion of GIS. Geodesign provides a design framework and supporting technology for design professionals to leverage | Read More
WLA 21 | Research & Policy brings together some of the most interesting landscape research providing readers with insight into numerous topics including landscape of sound, the blue-green process, sea change, how to rethink dying shopping streets, vacated vacation homes, speculative urbanism, urban parks, saving bees, growing green cities guide, reclaiming headlands, | Read More
U.S. World War One Centennial Commission have announced that five concepts have been selected to proceed to Stage II for the National World War I Memorial design competition. In the next stage of the competition, the five finalists will work in consultation with the Commission, public agencies with ultimate approval authority | Read More
Green Varnish explores the necessity of hiding inconvenient realities with polite beauty. A green fabric elegantly covers all the inopportune facts. We ignore inconvenient information. It is admirable how reactionary we are toward information that brings implicit changes; obviously, we have lost perspective of our role within this large system | Read More
A new open space has been designed between the river Neisse and the inner city which uses landscape and urban elements. A spaciously laid out „window“ had been opened to the river, a new path network, the „Tuchbahnen“ (spreads of fabric), is connecting the site with the adjacent quarters.
We have just released Volume 2 WLA Magazine which includes editions WLA05, 06, 07 and 08. These volume bundles are a great way to purchase multiple editions of WLA Magazine at a discount. Volume 2 includes amazing projects from Taylor Cullity Lethlean, BIG, Sasaki Associates, OKRA, SWA, STOSS LU, Gufstafson Porter, | Read More
Cyan is located in the Bukit Timah area, a prime residential enclave in Singapore. Capitalising on the site’s proximity to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Cyan’s landscaping takes inspiration from the verdant greenery to make residents feel that they were living in an extension of the iconic garden.
Zhangjiabang is the first of Shanghai’s eight planned “green wedges”, and will become the city’s largest public park. A catalyst for ecological and urban renewal, the park creates an unprecedented amount of wetland and woodland habitat that redefines the natural environment in a city whose residents have increasingly fewer opportunities | Read More