Green Room opens in Rotterdam

September 24, 2010,AEDT

The “Green Room” is designed by Casanova+Hernandez as part of a series of temporary interventions in the public space of several European cities named “Domestic Monuments”. The “Green Room” experiments with the role of hybrid interventions (mix of landscape+architecture+sculpture) to activate the urban life of our city centres. The intervention | Read More

MVVA wins Gateway Arch Competition

September 22, 2010,AEDT

MVVA TEAM Site Plan The multi-disciplinary team lead by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates have been selected over the other 4 teams to proceed to the planning stage of the competition. The jury chose the MVVA Team over four others competing to enliven the area around the Gateway Arch and connect it to downtown St. | Read More

Construction starts on Lincoln Park in Miami: West 8

September 22, 2010,AEDT

The first three of fifteen pergola structures were put in place the week of 13 September 2010. With the mid-sections also underway, the projects fabricators are well-underway to deliver the remaining elements on a weekly basis. Eliciting much discussion, curiosity and awe from passers-by, as well as consultants, owners and | Read More

PAYSAGES EN EXIL – Nicolas Dorval-Bory / Raphaël Bétillon

July 26, 2010,AEDT

PAYSAGES EN EXIL from Nicolas Dorval-Bory on Vimeo. Installation for the national art event “Imaginez Maintenant” 01/07 to 04/07/2010 Hôpital de La Grave – Toulouse Nicolas Dorval-Bory / Raphaël Bétillon Music : Michael Andrews – Socks on ears For More images and information about the installation go to www.nicolasdorvalbory.com or | Read More

Public Works Departments turning to AEC firms for landscape architecture

July 16, 2010,AEDT

Recently Public Works published a survey or Top AEC (Architecture Engineering Construction) firms finding that for the first time since 2005 one-third of Public Works departments “are now turning to these same firms for landscape architecture park/design.” We can interpreted this survey in many ways such as AEC firms have | Read More

Field Operations wins Qianhai Urban Design Competition

June 24, 2010,AEDT

James Corner’s Field Operations has won the International Urban Design Competition for Qianhai area, within Nanshan District of Shenzhen, China. The design divides the 18.04 square kilometre(approx. 7 sq .miles) area into easily manageable districts with unique architectural typologies and functions. Field Operations won the competition due to intensive compact and diverse | Read More

NYC launches urbancanvas Design Competition

June 24, 2010,AEDT

A design competition to improve construction sites across New York City.  The competition is seeking artists and design professionals to  develop creative artwork for construction fences, sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and cocoons in New York City. This competition, created by the Department of Buildings and Department of Cultural Affairs and supported by | Read More

DesignNYC – Exhibition [VIDEOS]

June 19, 2010,AEDT

designNYC currently has an exhibition at Pratt Manhattan Gallery at 144 West 14th Street New York displaying the their progress and impact of their first 12 pilot projects. The exhibition is on from June 17 to July 31, 2010. The first 12 projects include pro-bono work by well known landscape architects Balmori | Read More

Designing Sustainable Cities

June 18, 2010,AEDT

Arch Daily recently posted this fantastic video by Vandkunsten (in conjunction with Hausenberg) of Design Sustainable Cities such as Malmö, Sweden, Kløvermarken and Greve in Denmark. masterplanning animation from Vandkunsten on Vimeo. Thankfully spotted at the SOURCE: Arch Daily – Sustainable Cities.   Arch Daily is a great resource for Daily | Read More

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