In recent weeks there has been flooding in China with many cities experiencing heavy rainfall and urban flooding. The flooding has affected over 30 million people with more rain and typhoons still to come in the monsoon season the government is looking towards pushing pilot sponge city programs with the | Read More
With the development of the Quickscan Beykoz, an initial but substantial, step was taken towards the integrated protection and development of the Riva valley in Beykoz Municipality, Istanbul.
On Long Island’s eastern end, the Towns of Southampton and Riverhead, in Suffolk County, are planning for a new pedestrian bridge over the Peconic River. The bridge will serve as a connective public amenity with economic and visitor experience benefits for both municipalities. The walkable link between downtown Riverhead and | Read More
Optimizing Singapore’s Land Use Singapore has a long and successful history of land optimization and intensification since its independence over a half century ago. To adjust for economic and population growth, the city-state continues to perform reclamation to ensure its industrial and commercial sector will flourish. Since Singapore’s first masterplan | Read More
In the south of Luxembourg an industrial area, in earlier days used by the steel industry, was transformed into an attractive working and living environment. The project is near to the French border in the new city of Belval. On the south slope of the site, with a view on the French hills there will | Read More
The S-Line is a modern streetcar set in an abandoned 2-mile long freight corridor. It extends from the existing light rail station in South Salt Lake, through a diverse community of existing neighborhoods, to Salt Lake City’s Sugar House Business District.
Proposal Ocean Hyacinth is a network of floating tidal marshes that will purify the contamination caused by the ship breaking process. During the continuous tidal water exchange on the Ocean Hyacinth, the combination of various soils, plants, animals, and bacterial will not only filter and break down the contaminants from | Read More
The winning design for the new pedestrian and cycle bridge is called ‘Between History and Modernity’ and was submitted by Paris-based engineering and architectural consultancy Marc Mimram, who led a team including UK-based engineering practice Webb Yates. The new Bath Quays Bridge will link the river from Green Park Road | Read More
Works to enhance the public realm along the new Arun East Bank flood defence scheme in Littlehampton, West Sussex, are now complete and open to the public. Independent design, environment and sustainability consultancy, LDA Design, was appointed as landscape architect to transform 2.5km of waterfront alongside the River Arun as | Read More
Schob Nature Preserve Rain Gardens installation from TAMU College of Architecture on Vimeo. Students install rain gardens at Schob Park Nature Preserve that sustained by stormwater runoff they absorb from nearby impervious surfaces such as walkways and parking lots. The project was funded by a small grant from the Department | Read More