Detroit Riverfront Design Competition | UPDATE

November 29, 2012,AEDT

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 the Detroit River. This section of Riverfront which includes Hart | Read More

Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEDT

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 protect Lower Manhattan from future catastrophes. But, such a strategy | Read More

Man-Built Islands Dongqian Lake | Ningbo China | HASSELL

November 14, 2012,AEDT

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 lake. The Ningbo Planning Bureau for Dongqian Lake Tourist and Holiday | Read More

e(CO)stratègia | Barcelona Spain | Taller Sau

November 7, 2012,AEDT

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 the particular context and situation of this part of the | Read More

Lights over Kruunuvuorenranta | Helsinki Finland | WEST 8

October 17, 2012,AEDT

Design competition for a Lighting Master plan for the future urban development of Kruunuvuorenranta as a part of Helsinki. On the site, a former oil harbour, a new residential area will be built containing 10.000 houses and its neighbourhood facilities. The assignment consists of a Lighting Master plan which could | Read More

2050 Ultra Flood Plain | Ayutthaya Thailand | Shma

October 16, 2012,AEDT

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, we neglect the power of it and forget how we | Read More

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

October 1, 2012,AEDT

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. The solution is transform the area into a ZEA: Zero | Read More

Diverse Networks | Rotterdam Netherlands | Openfabric

August 31, 2012,AEDT

Public transportation is a shared passenger transportation service which is available for use by the general public. Different systems overlaps to reach every corner of the city forming a network made of lines, nodes and points.

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