The Broad unveils design for new public plaza by DS+R and Hood Design

February 14, 2014,AEDT

The Broad, Los Angeles’s newest contemporary art museum, recently unveiled designs for a new outdoor public plaza by architect Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Hood Design, landscaping that will feature 100-year-old olive trees as well as enhanced landscaping and improvements along Grand Avenue, adding another parcel of critical green space | Read More

EVENT | reSITE 2014 : Cities and Landscape of the New Economy

February 11, 2014,AEDT

reSITE conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on June 19-20. reSITE is heading into its third year and quickly becoming one of the premier architecture, urbanism and landscape architecture events. reSITE 2014 will include presentations, panels and debates with over 50 leading experts from Europe, Asia and North | Read More

Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Viewing Platform | New York USA | BIG

February 11, 2014,AEDT

The Pier 6 viewing platform is a triangular structure at the northwest corner of Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Sloping upwards 17.5 feet (5.3m) in height from the foot of the large gathering lawn, the platform provides magnificent views of the surrounding harbor, the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan | Read More

Walla Mulla Park | Sydney Australia | Terragram

February 3, 2014,AEDT

Walla Mulla Park, was generated by the construction of the Eastern suburbs railway line in the 1970s, which saw the demolition of a number of terrace houses, resulting in left over space reclaimed as a park. The site, neighbouring a homeless men’s hostel, came to be frequented by a number | Read More

Thames Baths Project | London UK | Studio Octopi

January 29, 2014,AEDT

In 1865, Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s London sewage system was opened. 150 years later the sewers are at the limits of their capacity. In 2012, 57 combined sewer overflows discharged 39 million tonnes of sewage into the River Thames. Over the next 10 years Thames Water is planning major improvements to | Read More

Bosco Verticale/Vertical Forest | Milan Italy | Boeri Studio

January 27, 2014,AEDT

The Vertical Forest project aims to build high-density tower blocks with trees within the city. The first example of a Vertical Forest is currently under construction in Milan in Porta Nuova Isola area, part of a larger redevelopment project developed by Hines Italia with two towers which are 80 metres | Read More

Hangzhou New CBD Waterfront Park | Hangzhou China | KI Studio

January 7, 2014,AEDT

The New Hanzghou CBD is the major landmark development for the future expansion of the city of Hangzhou, and will house large offices, retail complexes, high rise residential units , hotels and major cultural features such as the Opera House and Convention Centre.

Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

November 30, 2013,AEDT

The ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition—now in its 12th year—is an urban design and development challenge for graduate students. The Hines Competition challenges multidisciplinary student teams to devise a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site. Teams of five students representing at least three disciplines have two | Read More

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