Stapleton Parks and Open Space | Denver, USA | Dig Studio

December 18, 2016,AEDT

Stapleton is a mixed used redevelopment of the former Stapleton International Airport which was closed in 1995 for the opening of Denver International Airport. The 4,700 acre site of the former airport has been transformed into a modern reinterpretation of Denver’s classic neighborhoods. Stapleton has committed 35% of the overall | Read More

Civitas wins 2016 Great Public Space Award

December 17, 2016,AEDT

St. Patrick’s Island Park in Calgary, designed by Civitas Inc. with W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, has been named 2016 Great Public Space by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) in its Great Places in Canada contest. “Nature lovers, families and urban explorers alike can revel in the natural beauty | Read More

Rundle Mall Redevelopment | Adelaide, Australia | HASSELL

December 12, 2016,AEDT

For 40 years, Rundle Mall in Adelaide, South Australia, has been a place for people to shop, dine and gather with friends. The Adelaide City Council commissioned HASSELL and ARUP to revitalise this much-loved civic space, creating an exciting destination and prosperous city precinct. Stimulating community engagement and the local | Read More

Loop’s Giant Illuminated Wheels Take Over the Place des Festivals

December 11, 2016,AEDT

This winter the Quartier des spectacles Partnership invites Montrealers and visitors to discover Loop, an original installation on the Place des Festivals, on the Quartier des spectacles. The work, which will be presented from December 8 to January 29, consists of 13 giant zoetropes – an optical toy that was | Read More

Finalists For “Urban SOS: Fair Share” Competition

December 8, 2016,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute recently announced the four finalist teams in the annual Urban SOS competition, which asked university students to address some of the most pressing challenges faced by cities worldwide. The contest is presented in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). This | Read More

Sydney Park – a vibrant recreation and environmental asset for Sydney

December 7, 2016,AEDT

The Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project is a seamless intersection of design, art, science and ecology, an outcome achieved by the collaboration landscape architects Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership (TDEP), Alluvium (water and environment), Dragonfly Environmental (ecology) and Turpin + Crawford Studio (public art). Much has been achieved over | Read More

Profile | Martin Barry | Founder and Chairman of reSITE

December 6, 2016,AEDT

WLA | Who is Martin Barry? Martin Barry (MB) | I am a landscape architect and the Founder and Chairman of reSITE, which is a nonprofit organization based in Prague that is focused on exchanging ideas for more lovable and livable cities. We promote and protect public space and civic | Read More

Australia’s Parliament House is about to get ring fenced

December 5, 2016,AEDT

Just before the Houses of Parliament broke for the Christmas holiday they approved to increase security (or perimeter security enhancements as its known security jargon) at Parliament House by surrounding the roof and their lawns with 2.6 metre, 1.5 metre and 1.2 metre high fences at various intervals [pdf] which has drawn great | Read More

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