Xuhui Runway Park | Shanghai, China | Sasaki Associates

February 10, 2017,AEDT

Construction started on Xuhui Runway Park in early 2016, an innovative urban renewal project in Shanghai designed by Sasaki Associates. The site records traces the history of the urban development of Shanghai. As such, it was imperative to create a design that transcends time and space, bringing a piece of the | Read More

Sun Boulevard | Leninskiye Gorki, Russia | FORM bureau

February 9, 2017,AEDT

Proposal for the landscaping of a residential development just outside of Moscow aimed to capitalize on the stronger aspects of the urban plan while offsetting its weaknesses. The narrow footpaths and dense network of roads were transformed into lush flowering promenades, the sense of place and community was enhanced by | Read More

Replacing vacant buildings with a new park in Hoensbroek | Bureau B+B

February 7, 2017,AEDT

Sometimes population decline has a positive effect: In Hoensbroek, vacant buildings are replaced by a new park. Local residents play a key role in the transformation process. The result is social and sustainable. Transformation Hoensbroek is an area in decline. Because of the declining population, some apartment buildings and a | Read More

Creating connections between Slagelse University Campus and the city

February 6, 2017,AEDT

Slagelse, a city strategically located at the point between Copenhagen and rest of Denmark, continues to undergo major transformations; Initially residing with the typical medieval city’s urban and street structure, then evolving through increased industrialization supported by the railway development and further advancing with the establishment of shopping center in the | Read More

Reinventing the University Campus Green

February 2, 2017,AEDT

University landscapes are being reinvented. Once defined by the mediative calm of the cloister, they are now seeking new ways to engage in the life of the city. In an age of online and off campus learning, university landscapes are now playing a critical role in both attracting and retaining | Read More

International Garden Festival reveals designs for 2017

February 1, 2017,AEDT

The international call for proposals invited designers to create “Playsages” in order to inspire today’s young that outdoor play is just as interesting, if not more fun, than on-screen amusement. The 6 projects selected from among the 162 proposals received from designers from 30 countries responded to the invitation to | Read More

What are the WLA Awards judging criteria?

January 31, 2017,AEDT

The World Landscape Architecture Awards will be assessed by five jurors in the following categories: – Built Design Award – Conceptual Design Award – Research & Communications Award – Student Award (Design or Research) Jurors will also be requested to assess the winners of four categories and award the Landscape | Read More

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