Rees and Simcoe WaveDecks | Toronto Canada | West 8 + DTAH

February 7, 2014,AEDT

The Rees and Simcoe WaveDecks represent a true integration of structure, architecture and landscape combined to offer completely flexible public spaces that have been embraced by a broad cross section of the general public. Rees WaveDeck is a contemplative space which gracefully bows down to the lake. The deck is | 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

Landing Place for Airships | Cologne Germany | Dirk Melzer

December 4, 2013,AEDT

West of Cologne the RWE trust is creating the biggest open brown coal pit in Europe. The mine will be open until 2050 and will reach a depth of 400 meters below the existing surface level. The remaining hole will be filled with groundwater until 2100, thus becoming the second largest inland lake in Germany.

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

SLANT design competition | Transition

November 12, 2013,AEDT

With this, our fifth SLANT competition you are being invited to submit a design for a public space/park which will be designed to incorporate, in part or in whole, the concept of “Transition” and contestants will be free to interpret this concept as they please. Transition effect us all most | Read More

WWF-UK Living Planet Centre and Headquarters Opens

November 1, 2013,AEDT

WWF-UK has today opened its new Living Planet Centre and Headquarters in Woking, with sustainable landscape design provided by UK landscape architects, Grant Associates. The landscape design approach for the 0.9-hectare site reflects a shared aspiration to develop a landscape and building that is integrated and responsive to the site whilst | Read More

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