Residential landscapes are varied in their typology from courtyards, expanse estates, villa gardens, large developments, to apartment terraces and facades. Residential landscapes are as varied as the landscape profession and we have included courtyards in New York; Apartment landscapes in Australia, USA, Italy, Singapore; Heritage landscapes in the Netherlands, Villa gardens from the USA, Netherlands and Italy.
The 19th Edition of WLA Magazine is full of great designs that are rarely seen behind close doors and high walls or high floors, but they are also some of the most interesting landscapes of communities, families, and individuals. It is with great pleasure that we publish this edition which includes projects from Balmori Associates, Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture, Place Design Group, Copley Wolff Design Group, WE Design, HOSPER, ASPECT | OCULUS, HTA Design, Karres En Brands, Exterra, Design Workshop, Bert Linssen, Hocker Design Group, ONG&ONG, ICN Design and Pressley Associates.
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One of the project’s main characteristics of this project is its strong social component and purpose. The project’s prime goal is to help bring awareness of the relevance of working with nature when dealing with flood conditions in Thailand. With this project, this has been achieved through the design of a complete floating village.
One of the main design elements will be the Flood Interpretative Center.This floating structure will be hosting permanent exhibitions, teaching about ecology and learning about how to live with water.The rest of the structures will have different uses, such as commercial, housing, and public park areas.
Recently, Barangaroo Point – Sydney’s new six-hectare harbour foreshore park – was opened for an industry and media preview co-hosted by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, ahead of a mid-2015 opening for the public.
Among luminaries of the global design community who attended the opening were landscape architect and founder of PWP Landscape Architecture, Peter Walker, who designed the park.
The Pier Park by Rogers Partners Architects+Urban Designers, ASD, Ken Smith has been selected by The Pier Selection Committee for the new St. Petersburg Pier. The selection and rankings of the finalists were completed last Thursday, 23 April. This ranking was based on several state mandated criteria, including: the design, public input, relevant experience, background and qualifications of the design teams and the technical review of the concepts.
Over the last year we have published the Blackfriars and Thames Baths from Studio Octopi and recently they announced a kickstarter funding campaign to raise £125,000 to create Thames Baths – a floating freshwater pool in the Thames River. The team hope to get the project up in two years with a new more workable and scalable design.