The Thick City Pavilion | Chicago, USA | PORT

November 18, 2016,AEDT

PORT’s 2015 Chicago Ideas Week Artist in Residence Proposal—The Thick City Pavilion—looks to engage the history, status and future of Chicago’s urban form by calling attention to the layered stack of infrastructural strata upon which the city rises. By challenging the conventional notion of Chicago as “flat,” we look to | Read More

A vanished brook is now flowing through Kerkrade`s City Park again

November 16, 2016,AEDT

The City Park in Kerkrade has been drastically renovated. Today it acts as an attractive hub between the town and the countryside. During the years, the park had become disorganized. Bureau B+B relocated the deer park and transformed a steep overgrown ridge into an amphitheatre. The path structure has been | Read More

Park Ventures Ecoplex | Bangkok, Thailand | P landscape

November 16, 2016,AEDT

Park Ventures Ecoplex is a mixed-use 34 storey complex consisting of offices, retail and luxury hotel space. In one of the rare instances of commercial development in the capital city, the project provided and opportunity for landscape design to contribute towards a balanced development that let to a benchmark for | Read More

Call for Submissions | Ground Up 06

November 16, 2016,AEDT

GROUND UP is the annual publication of the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. For our sixth issue, we seek contributors to explore PROCESS in all of its manifestations. As we investigate this theme, so embedded in our discipline, we invite others to | Read More

Nature-based Climate Adaptation Wins Scandinavia’s Biggest Architecture Award

November 14, 2016,AEDT

The Copenhagen-based architectural firm SLA wins the Nordic Built Cities Challenge Award – Scandinavia’s largest and most prestigious architecture competition. SLA wins the award for a nature-based climate adaptation of Inner Copenhagen that shows the way forward for using nature to create better and more livable cities. Thursday November 3rd, | Read More

Call for Abstracts and Papers | Inflection vol. 4

November 14, 2016,AEDT

Call for Abstracts and Papers – Inflection vol. 4 examines the theme of Permanence within the discipline of architecture. Architectural permanence is widely associated with the Vitruvian definition of firmitas: mass and solidity crafted to endure. It is a lineage that runs deep in the history of architecture, from the | Read More

West8 Wins Competition for Place Gambetta, Bordeaux

November 11, 2016,AEDT

Recently, elected officials of the Bordeaux City Council, chaired by Alain Juppé, voted in support of the proposed revitalization of Place Gambetta, Bordeaux. With the transformation of the city in recent years this once forgotten urban project, is destined to become an emblematic square in the heart of Bordeaux’s city | Read More

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