Coen + Partners wins National Design Award for Landscape Architecture

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of its 16th annual National Design Awards program, which recognize excellence and innovation across a variety of disciplines.

This year’s recipients are Coen + Partners for Landscape Architecture; Michael Graves for Lifetime Achievement; Jack Lenor Larsen for Director’s Award; Rosanne Haggerty for Design Mind; Heath Ceramicsfor Corporate & Institutional Achievement; MOS Architects for Architecture Design;Project Projects for Communication Design; threeASFOUR for Fashion Design;John Underkoffler for Interaction Design; Commune for Interior Design; and Stephen Burks for Product Design.

The award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner Thursday, Oct. 15, at Pier Sixty in New York during National Design Week, (Oct. 10–18). The design week aims to promote a better understanding of the role that design plays in all aspe

Congratulations to everyone at Coen + Parners for winning the National Design Award for landscape architecture. Founded by Shane Coen in 1991, Coen + Partners is a renowned landscape architecture practice based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Through a process of collaboration, experimentation, and questioning, the firm’s work embraces the complexities of each site with quiet clarity and ecological integrity.

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Assembly Row | Somerville, USA | Copley Wolff Design Group

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Assembly Row is a new 50-acre modern-day urban village located just outside of Boston and easily accessible by the new Assembly MBTA Orange Line Station. After years of planning and vision, the site of a long-closed Ford Motor Assembly plant has been transformed into a vibrant and active center of business and culture including luxury shops, local and national restaurants, office space, and high-end housing.

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WLA Magazine | Residential Edition

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Residential landscapes are varied in their typology from courtyards, expanse estates, villa gardens, large developments, to apartment terraces and facades. Residential landscapes are as varied as the landscape profession and we have included courtyards in New York; Apartment landscapes in Australia, USA, Italy, Singapore; Heritage landscapes in the Netherlands, Villa gardens from the USA, Netherlands and Italy.

The 19th Edition of WLA Magazine is full of great designs that are rarely seen behind close doors and high walls or high floors, but they are also some of the most interesting landscapes of communities, families, and individuals. It is with great pleasure that we publish this edition which includes projects from Balmori Associates, Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture, Place Design Group, Copley Wolff Design Group, WE Design, HOSPER, ASPECT | OCULUS, HTA Design, Karres En Brands, Exterra, Design Workshop, Bert Linssen, Hocker Design Group, ONG&ONG, ICN Design and Pressley Associates.

WLA Magazine is available in digital (pdf) format for just $3.99USD via Credit Card or Paypal. You can also subscribe to WLA Magazine for $20USD a year.

 

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NHA Floating Village | Bangkok Thailand | SSOCA

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One of the project’s main characteristics of this project is its strong social component and purpose. The project’s prime goal is to help bring awareness of the relevance of working with nature when dealing with flood conditions in Thailand. With this project, this has been achieved through the design of a complete floating village. 

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One of the main design elements will be the Flood Interpretative Center.  This floating structure will be hosting permanent exhibitions, teaching about ecology and learning about how to live with water.  The rest of the structures will have different uses, such as commercial, housing, and public park areas.

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VIDEO | Sneak Peak at Barangaroo Point Reserve

 

Recently, Barangaroo Point – Sydney’s new six-hectare harbour foreshore park – was opened for an industry and media preview co-hosted by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, ahead of a mid-2015 opening for the public.

Among luminaries of the global design community who attended the opening were landscape architect and founder of PWP Landscape Architecture, Peter Walker, who designed the park.

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