Bandirma Recreational Park | Balikesir, Turkey | Landmarch

June 12, 2017,AEDT

Bandirma is located in the prominent city of Balikesir, Turkey. Balikesir itself is placed in an interesting geographical point of conjunction, where great infrastructures meet and density rate is one of the highest in Turkey. The most iconic future image of the city will be its port, which will be | Read More

Wanda Vista Hefei | Hefei, China | WCPRI & IMG3

June 10, 2017,AEDT

The core concept of Wanda Vista Hefei is to create cultural tourism products with local characteristics. In respect of the local ecological environment as well as heritage of local context, according to local unique Chaohu wetland natural condition and human resources in Huizhou, the landscape design of Wanda Vista Hefei | Read More

Openfabric & Dmau creates “Gridgrounds” in Amsterdam

June 7, 2017,AEDT

Het Breed is a modernist neighbourhood defined by rational residential blocks, 5 stories with ‘streets in the sky’ in Amsterdam North designed by the architect Frans Van Gool in 1963. 
Our proposal ‘Gridgrounds’ creates an elongated public square of 88m x 17m, stretched across the central space so all paths converge | Read More

Six teams shortlisted for Pier 8 Promenade Park Design Competition

June 7, 2017,AEDT

The City of Hamilton recently announced that of the fourteen design teams that responded to the call for applications to participate in the Pier 8 Promenade Park Design Competition, six design teams have been shortlisted. The Promenade Park, approved by Council as part of the Pier 7+8 Urban Design Study, | Read More

Damrosch Park Restoration | New York, NY, USA | MNLA

June 6, 2017,AEDT

Following MNLA’s successful landscape design on the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts campus in Manhattan, the firm was brought on to realize improvements to the adjacent Damrosch Park. The project had to balance a number of competing interests including multiple clients and community stakeholders, respect for the mid-century modern | Read More

World Environment Day | Clean-ups and new national parks

June 5, 2017,AEDT

June 5 is World Environment Day when the world hopes for a brighter future for the planet. A day when people around the world plant trees, clean up neighbours and local nature areas. A day when governments announce various initiatives and strive to do more for the environment. The theme | Read More

Snøhetta Reimagines Willamette Falls

June 1, 2017,AEDT

Willamette Falls is the second largest waterfall by volume in the United States. For over a century, the breathtaking site has been cut off from public access by industrial infrastructure built along the water’s edge. Snøhetta is leading the design of the public spaces that will allow visitors to rediscover | Read More

New Resiliency Guidelines to prepare New York for Climate Change

June 1, 2017,AEDT

Recently, the city of New York announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities. Building on New York City’s national leadership on climate action, | Read More

The Figure-Ground of Cities by Nadia Amoroso

May 30, 2017,AEDT

Figure-ground drawings are conventional drawings used for urban design and city planning. Figure-ground plans depict the built and un-built spaces of the city, using simple black and white markings as the composition for the drawing. Typically, the black areas represent the solid (built) areas of the urban space, while the | Read More

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