URA unveils Masterplan for Jurong Lake District Singapore

August 29, 2017,AEDT

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has unveiled the masterplan for Jurong Lake District in Singapore, the city’s future second Central Business District. The masterplan is exhibited till mid-September and invites the public to share their views. KCAP Architects&Planners, leading a multi-disciplinary team consisting of SAA Architects, Arup, S333 and Lekker | Read More

Design regulations against terrorism – a catalyst for change

August 23, 2017,AEDT

Over the last year there have been several terrorist incidents that have seen the loss of life in our cities and due to this acts we have seen governments have turned to security experts, police departments and intelligence experts to offer advice on how to make cities safer. This is | Read More

Camden Highline gets backing of London Mayor

August 22, 2017,AEDT

  The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan joins over 250 local residents, community groups and businesses that have pledged support for the project which would transform a 0.8km disused railway line in Camden into a new public park and garden walk. The 8 metre high, 18 metre wide, disused railway | Read More

Five Fields Play Structure – a landscape for childish exploration

August 17, 2017,AEDT

And that is exactly how the designers intend for it to be. The project is a landscape for childish exploration. It shuns function and standard, in favor of liberation. The structure cultivates a child’s—and adults—imagination through play. It encourages inventiveness through its unfolding, discoverable spaces. The playscape is tailored to child size, | Read More

How to solve the crowding and the associated impact on National Parks

August 9, 2017,AEDT

Over recent periods there has been an increase in visitor numbers to National Parks in several countries including China, USA(+7.7% 2016), Canada(+7% 2011-2016), South Africa (6%). Seeing people enjoy the natural beauty and conservation areas is encouraging when we often hear about the disconnection of people from nature. The downside | Read More

PRACTICE | Stages of a Landscape Architecture design project

August 7, 2017,AEDT

Landscape architecture design projects differ in scale and complexity, however they are separated into various stages to allow for ease of management. Due to the variation in project types the staging of landscape architecture projects requires a flexible approach to project management. The project stages often follow a similar pattern | Read More

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