Back in September, the Natural History Museum placed a call for EOI for firms interested in creating an innovative exterior setting that matches the architectural excellence of the iconic 19th Century site, whilst ensuring that the Museum grounds are easily accessible to all visitors.
The Natural History Museum recently announced the shortlist for the competition to find an inspired team to redesign and re-imagine its grounds.
The five teams − given by team-lead −and comprising architects in collaboration with landscape architects and other sub-consultants (not listed here) are:
BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) with Martha Schwartz Partners
Grant Associates with Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Niall McLaughlin Architects with Kim Wilkie
Land Use Consultants (LUC) with Design Engine
Stanton Williams Architects with Bradley-Hole Schoenaich Landscape Architects
IMAGE CREDIT | Flickr User coolinsights
Back in February 2012, we reported that Hapa Collective had won the Market Lane Design Competition. Now, we see the realised project from Hapa Collective that is set to revitalize a narrow but critical linkage in the urban fabric of downtown London.
Continue reading Market Lane | London Ontario | Hapa Collaborative
The Landscape Institute has announced the 2013 Landscape Institute Awards with Leicester Square City Quarter by Burns+Nice winning the President’s Award. Leicester Square City Quarter in London has been named winner of the 2013 Landscape Institute President’s Award. Burns + Nice, the landscape architects behind the reshaping of the central London site, were selected from 41 landscape projects competing for the prestigious landscape award. Other entrants included Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, the Olympic Park design for the 2016 Rio Olympics and Gorky Park in Moscow. The winners received their award at a lunchtime ceremony hosted by Wayne Hemingway MBE. Congratulations to all category winners and for a full list….
Continue reading 2013 Landscape Institute Awards announced
Over 5,000 people attended Gaining Ground, the recent ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo in Boston. The meeting gave the impression that the landscape industry in the USA has turned a corner and is heading into 2014 with a sense of confidence with a touch of mild trepidation. The ASLA Meeting and Expo allows attendees to gain insights and learning on a wide variety of topics in areas of design, technology, business, combined with an Expo that showcases a wide variety of products. The event also provides the opportunity to catch up with friends and make new ones with casual chats and discussions often extending into the night over dinner or a drink.
Continue reading ASLA 2013 Meeting | growing confidence and learning
World Landscape Architecture calls for submissions for the 12th edition of WLA landscape architecture magazine. We are looking for great conceptual and built projects from design studios, firms, freelancers, students from across the world that were designed or realised in 2013. Projects can be landscape, urban design, lighting, art installation (a landscape architect/ landscape designer must have been involved with the project). We encourage all firms to submit projects of any scale, nothing is too small or too big and showcases the diversity of work of the landscape profession.
We look forward to seeing your beautiful and diverse projects.
How to submit your project?
1. Select your 5 to 10 best images with a minimum 800 pixels wide at 150dpi in jpg format. (Images should be attached or included in one zip or rar file – do NOT paste images in the email)
2. Write 500-1000 words English descriptive text (Including 100-300 word design statement by the designer/team) about the project in word format or emails (no pdfs allowed).
3. List the project name, location, design firm, consultants(architects, artists, engineers, constractors, etc) and the credits for images and text.
4. Include a note stating that you or the company ”own the copyright to the project, images and text and give World Landscape Architecture the right to publish the work digitally and/or in hard copy format.”
5. Email the files and text to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “WLA12 – Project Title – Designer” – replace Project Title with name of your project, Designer with the name or your name or firm name
Please send any files larger that 10mb via wetransfer.com or yousendit.com
DEADLINE | December 31st 11:59PM Honolulu Time