Detroit Riverfront Design Competition | UPDATE

November 29, 2012,AEST

The American Institute of Architects Detroit’s Urban Priorities Committee (AIA-UPC) is conducting a design competition to redesign the riverfront of Detroit. The competition will focus on the area between Cobo Hall and the Renaissance Center and between Jefferson Avenue and | Read More

Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEST

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson says environmentally friendly ‘soft infrastructure’ mitigates flood damage without sending harm elsewhere. The flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy prompted calls from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to consider building storm surge barriers to | Read More

Man-Built Islands Dongqian Lake | Ningbo China | HASSELL

November 14, 2012,AEST

Dongqian Lake, a water reservoir supplying the residents of Ningbo, requires regular dredging which results in a large quantity of by-product. The local authorities recognised an opportunity to use this by-product for the creation of a man-made island within the | Read More

e(CO)stratègia | Barcelona Spain | Taller Sau

November 7, 2012,AEST

The competition was about rethinking the border between the natural park of Collserola and the City of Barcelona. It has been divided this edge in 16 parts and call it doors. There has been proposals for each door, related to | Read More

2050 Ultra Flood Plain | Ayutthaya Thailand | Shma

October 16, 2012,AEST

The goal of modern development has created a clear separation between agricultural and industrial activities, between human and nature, between fluid and solid territories, which become a threat to human living. As we move forwards and slowly detach from nature, | Read More

Energy Land(ing)-scape | Calderara di Reno Italy

October 1, 2012,AEST

The project seeks to find a effective collaboration between two principal necessities: find a new brand for the productive area which is now experiencing a deep crisis and contrast the strong ecological impact that the area has on surrounding territories. | Read More

1 6 7 8 9 10 15