OMA bridge design leads Pont Jean-Jacques Bosc international competition

June 18, 2013,AEDT

OMA’s design for a new bridge across the river Garonne in Bordeaux has been selected as one of two final competing projects by the city authorities.  OMA’s stripped-down design for the Pont Jean-Jacques Bosc attempts to rethink the civic function and symbolism of a 21st century bridge.

Urban Explorer Table 2 | Visualization for city planning

June 3, 2013,AEDT

Urban Explorer Table 2 – Visualization for city planning and more – Introduction from Visualiseringscenter C on Vimeo. Urban Explorer Table: A large multi touch surface where you can use simple and intuitive gestures to explore and evaluate various urban development projects . The graphics and interaction are fluid and | Read More

Wenying Lake | Datong China | AECOM

April 17, 2013,AEDT

The Wenying Lake reservoir, also known as the “Mother Lake”, is the most important water supply for the ancient city of Datong. With a massive increase in urban development since the 1980’s, the once plentiful lake waters have been depleted, draining the site not only of water, but natural ecosystems | Read More

An Unexpected Hanging-Garden | Singapore | AgFacadesign & Tierra Design

March 29, 2013,AEDT

A recently completed building with 4 additional floors; the requirement was to replace an unsightly mesh-façade and improve on a bland and uninviting disused space behind it. Located within the prime Singapore Central Business District (CBD), the 1984 building is 10 storeys tall and was originally designed to be environmentally | Read More

BIG selected for the Smithsonian Institution Master Plan

March 13, 2013,AEDT

BIG leading a Core Design Team including Surface Design(landscape), Traceries and Robert Silman Associates, further supported by Atelier Ten, GHT Limited , Wiles Mensch, Weidlinger Associates, VJ Associates, Protection Engineering Group and FDS Design Studio is today officially announced as the winning team to rethink the historic Smithsonian campus, world’s | Read More

Northside Park | Aiken USA | Pearson Russell Design Associates

February 15, 2013,AEDT

Northside Park is located in Aiken, South Carolina approximately 2 miles from the city’s downtown core. The proposed sixty-four acre park is a decommissioned city dump that served the town for nearly fifty years until its closure in the 1980s.

‘Waterproofing New York’ at CCNY

January 25, 2013,AEDT

CCNY’s event on Febraury 9 will examine storm protection opportunities that incorporate multiple infrastructure systems. “After experiencing two destructive tropical storms in as many years, New York City finds itself forced to adapt to the reality of catastrophic weather events resulting from climate change. However, it cannot rely on simple | Read More

31st Street Harbor | Chicago USA | AECOM

December 18, 2012,AEDT

The 31st Street Harbor, one of the largest harbors built in Chicago in the last 50 years, transforms an underused portion of Lake Michigan lakeshore into a new public amenity. Unlike traditional harbors that are typically commercial ventures, this project took the approach of integrating the 1,000-slip marina with a | Read More

VIDEO | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: a Landscape Legacy

December 5, 2012,AEDT

As we enter December and start to look back at landscape architecture projects of 2012, there is one project that stands out – The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A park that involved numerous landscape architecture firms and allied professionals. The Landscape Institute recently published a short video – The Olympic | Read More

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