WLA 26 includes select conceptual and built projects from around the world. Featuring projects from !melk, ACT, C.F. Moller, Corkery Consulting, Enea, Falon Land Studio, HOSPER, Land Collective, Mandaworks + Adept, POLA, TCL, WEST 8 +DTAH and many more.
The feature project of this edition is The Park by !melk. A unique urban infill project in the buzzing city of Las Vegas. The project is a cutting-edge design of “The Park” that celebrates the context of the Mojave region and reinstates what Las Vegas once was – an oasis in the desert.
The variety of conceptual and built project in this edition of WLA Magazine vary from art installations to an urban regeneration master plan of a Stockholm’s Gasworks.
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ASLA Design Medal: James Burnett, FASLA | Image Credit: Office of James Burnett (OJB)
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently announced its 2016 honors recipients. Selected by ASLA’s Board of Trustees, the honors represent the highest awards ASLA presents each year.
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Glenelg Foreshore Playspace has transformed a trip to the beach into an adventure that entertains children in new, imaginative and innovative ways. Promoting principles of nature play and risk‐benefit, the playspace integrates opportunities for children with physical, sensory, cognitive and intellectual disabilities.
Continue reading Glenelg Foreshore Playspace – an innovative play experience
Come live in the Funenhof!
The site between the Czaar Peterstraat and the Funenpark was the location of a former croquettes factory. Until recently the warehouse was used as a workspace and studio for a media company. Due to the transformation of the entire neighbourhood it became possible to develop.
Continue reading Amsterdam Funenhof | Czaar Peterbuurt, Amsterdam | HOSPER
WINNER | Transient Transit – Revitalizing Industrial Infrastructure
Part of the Van Alen Spring Festival, Disruption?, the L Train Shutdown Charrette invited teams to “disrupt” the complex process of public transportation improvement. The one-day charrette offered an opportunity for fresh thinking, allowing for interdisciplinary teams to imagine systemic design solutions for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers during an extended period of reduced subway service.
Continue reading L Train Shutdown Charrette winner announced
Located in China’s southernmost province of Hainan, the Dingan Riverfront & Urban Redevelopment Plan has been prepared to achieve two major goals for this river front metropolis. The first goal is to bring the existing river to life and to realize its potential usefulness. Currently, the river is an important natural feature which is not being used to its full potential due to fluctuating water levels and poor accessibility.
Continue reading Dingan Riverfront & Urban Master Plan | Dingan, P.R.C. | Hua Cheng Bo Yuan Architecture Design & Urban Planning
The Daiichi project site is located 40 miles outside of Tokyo in a small, quiet town surrounded by rice fields, coastlines, and mountains. The company aimed to improve working conditions for their employees and to make manifest the company’s commitment to a healthy environment. In order to fulfill their building design concept, “Working in a Forest,” Takenaka Architecture invited WRT to serve as landscape design consultants.
Continue reading Daiichi Mutual Insurance Shin-Ohi Office Landscape | Kanagawa, Japan | Takenaka Corporation + WRT