Acacia Place invites the public in to shared and activated communal spaces

February 22, 2017,AEDT

Acacia Place, is an award winning, mixed use/apartment village on a unique Elm tree gladed bend of the Yarra River in Abbotsford. The project comprises three residential buildings – Eden, Haven and Sanctuary, all carefully sited to a well-considered public open space masterplan intentionally activated by  cafes, retail and some | Read More

Taikoo Place | Hong Kong | Gustafson Porter + Bowman

February 16, 2017,AEDT

Despite its proximity to the natural world, Hong Kong has few high-quality green spaces which can temper the frenetic environment of the city. Taikoo Place will create an inclusive open space which includes lush native vegetation and sculptural water features. Its development follows the demolition of two existing towers, signalling | Read More

Iconic landscape design for Qingdao World Financial Centre by ASPECT Studios

February 13, 2017,AEDT

NSINCERE Qingdao World Financial Center will feature local corporate headquarters, high-end office space, a 5-star hotel, premium shopping mall and apartments in the Qingdao Central Activity District located on the northeast coast of China. ASPECT Studios designed and oversaw the landscape design for the project and also landscape construction of | Read More

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

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