Openfabric & Dmau creates `Gridgrounds` in Amsterdam

June 7, 2017,AEST

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 | Read More

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

June 6, 2017,AEST

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 | Read More

Snøhetta Reimagines Willamette Falls

June 1, 2017,AEST

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 | Read More

New Resiliency Guidelines to prepare New York for Climate Change

June 1, 2017,AEST

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. | Read More

The Figure-Ground of Cities by Nadia Amoroso

May 30, 2017,AEST

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 | Read More

Finalists announced for Nepean Point design competition

May 28, 2017,AEST

The National Capital Commission is pleased to announce the finalists in the international design competition for the redevelopment of Nepean Point, an historic and picturesque public space, and one of the Capital’s most iconic and spectacular lookouts. The finalists are | Read More

Under the Ficus Shade | Bangkok, Thailand | TROP

May 24, 2017,AEST

Few years ago, TROP was commissioned to design the landscape for a hotel, in one of Bangkok’s busiest neighborhoods. The site was compact, with abandoned townhomes. These structures were kept and transformed into hotel rooms, with windows facing drop-off area. The lobby | Read More

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