Shortlist announced for Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition

December 18, 2017,AEDT

The Government of South Australia through Arts South Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia and Malcolm Reading Consultants revealed recently the six teams shortlisted for the Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition. The first stage of the competition attracted 107 teams made up of circa 525 individual firms from five continents. | Read More

Vestre Fjord Park | Aalborg, Denmark | ADEPT

October 12, 2017,AEDT

The recently completed Vestre Fjord Park by ADEPT is a recreational learning and experience landscape that generously contributes to the full experience of its unique site by the Danish fjord, the Limfjord. It is the nuanced balance between the natural landscape, the activities and functions and the park’s many daily | Read More

Five Fields Play Structure – a landscape for childish exploration

August 17, 2017,AEDT

And that is exactly how the designers intend for it to be. The project is a landscape for childish exploration. It shuns function and standard, in favor of liberation. The structure cultivates a child’s—and adults—imagination through play. It encourages inventiveness through its unfolding, discoverable spaces. The playscape is tailored to child size, | Read More

Kayak Club | Caen, France | Inessa Hansch & Michel Desvigne

July 7, 2017,AEDT

Encircled by the Saint-Pierre basin, the maritime canal and the Victor-Hugo channel, the future Palais de Justice and the Alexis-de-Tocqueville library stand on the 11 hectares of a former wasteland at the far end of the Caen Peninsula. The development of this section of the city was envisaged as a | Read More

Plans for the Sydney Fish Market revealed

June 26, 2017,AEDT

The New South Wales Government has just revealed plans for a $250 million dollar revamp of the iconic Sydney Fish Market in Blackwattle Bay. The redevelopment is part of UrbanGrowth NSW’s major transformation of the Bays Precinct which includes Rozelle Bay, Glebe Island and White Bay Power Station. ASPECT Studios, | Read More

Keukenhof gets a proper main entrance by Mecanoo

June 14, 2017,AEDT

Keukenhof finally has a proper main entrance. Mecanoo designed an elegant gatehouse to welcome the large flows of, mainly international, visitors to the world famous gardens. A striking timber roof leans on two volumes, forming an impressive gateway to the park. The stepped roof structure of interwoven isosceles triangles provides | Read More

New Resiliency Guidelines to prepare New York for Climate Change

June 1, 2017,AEDT

Recently, the city of New York announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities. Building on New York City’s national leadership on climate action, | Read More

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