Reinventing our Rivers Ideas Competition

June 19, 2017,AEDT

Québec is launching an international ideas competition, Rêvons nos rivières/Reinventing our Rivers, soliciting original and distinctive proposals to enhance the city’s four St. Lawrence River tributaries: the Saint-Charles, Montmorency, Cap Rouge and Beauport rivers. Each of the four rivers has its own distinctive physical features, historical significance, potential and challenges. | Read More

Snøhetta Reimagines Willamette Falls

June 1, 2017,AEDT

Willamette Falls is the second largest waterfall by volume in the United States. For over a century, the breathtaking site has been cut off from public access by industrial infrastructure built along the water’s edge. Snøhetta is leading the design of the public spaces that will allow visitors to rediscover | 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

Global Street Design Guide launched as a free download

May 17, 2017,AEDT

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative recently announced the launch of the Global Street Design Guide as a globally accessible document that can be downloaded at no cost, allowing urban planners, designers and transportation practitioners in cities around the world to immediately implement | Read More

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects complete Chicago Riverwalk

December 3, 2016,AEDT

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects have completed the final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk expansion, creating new connections that enrich urban life and diversify activities along the river through the design of six unique ‘rooms’. The Main Branch of the Chicago River has a long and storied history that in | Read More

Nature-based Climate Adaptation Wins Scandinavia’s Biggest Architecture Award

November 14, 2016,AEDT

The Copenhagen-based architectural firm SLA wins the Nordic Built Cities Challenge Award – Scandinavia’s largest and most prestigious architecture competition. SLA wins the award for a nature-based climate adaptation of Inner Copenhagen that shows the way forward for using nature to create better and more livable cities. Thursday November 3rd, | Read More

OKRA’s Mini Holland proposals presented for public consultation

August 2, 2016,AEDT

OKRA, in collaboration with Buro Happold, SWA and Tomato, have been selected as design team to transform the station area of Kingston, London. The regeneration of the station area is part of the Mini Holland project. A project to promote cycling, integrate cycling into public space and provide better facilities | Read More

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