The Figure-Ground of Cities by Nadia Amoroso

May 30, 2017,AEST

Figure-ground drawings are conventional drawings used for urban design and city planning. Figure-ground plans depict the built and un-built spaces of the city, using simple black and white markings as the composition for the drawing. Typically, the black areas represent | Read More

Finalists announced for Nepean Point design competition

May 28, 2017,AEST

The National Capital Commission is pleased to announce the finalists in the international design competition for the redevelopment of Nepean Point, an historic and picturesque public space, and one of the Capital’s most iconic and spectacular lookouts. The finalists are | Read More

Under the Ficus Shade | Bangkok, Thailand | TROP

May 24, 2017,AEST

Few years ago, TROP was commissioned to design the landscape for a hotel, in one of Bangkok’s busiest neighborhoods. The site was compact, with abandoned townhomes. These structures were kept and transformed into hotel rooms, with windows facing drop-off area. The lobby | Read More

MVRDV completes Seoullo – Seoul’s Skygarden

May 20, 2017,AEST

Today, Mayor of Seoul, Won-soon Park officially opens Seoul’s new public garden Skygarden, Seoullo 7017, a 983-metre botanical floating walkway, a transformed former city highway. Reborn as a linear park with over 200 local species of trees, shrubs and flowers | Read More

Global Street Design Guide launched as a free download

May 17, 2017,AEST

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative recently announced the launch of the Global Street Design Guide as a globally accessible document that can be downloaded at no cost, allowing urban planners, designers and | Read More

A poetic garden of ‘structured chaos’ by TCL

May 16, 2017,AEST

The Towers Road garden fosters a ‘sense of embrace’—a poetic garden of ‘structured chaos’. This has emerged via a collaborative journey with Architect and client. This relationship with client and architect opened up possibilities of what a garden could become. | Read More

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