Urban SOS® 2017: hOUR City finalists announced

November 13, 2017,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, today announced four finalists for Urban SOS® 2017: hOUR City, a global student ideas competition that challenged multidisciplinary teams to connect more people in regions around the world to the opportunities found in contemporary cities. | Read More

Multifunctional city space wins Danish Landscape Architecture Award 2017

November 10, 2017,AEDT

The urban plaza in front of the golden Library and Cultural house in Copenhagen’s Northwest Quarter wins Danish Landscape Architecture Award 2017. The project design team includes Schønherr, COBE and TRANSFORM, with Grontmij as engineer, Malmos A/S as Developer with the municipality of Copenhagen as client. The urban plaza in | Read More

Innovative approaches bringing history to life in the Boston Seaport

November 9, 2017,AEDT

Boston stands as a city known for its rich history, dynamic pioneering spirit, and forward-looking approach to innovation, which presents prime opportunities to incorporate these elements into its public space. The Seaport neighborhood’s newest landscape amenity extolls the interaction of education, engagement, and inspiration in an innovative approach to the | Read More

Call For Submissions – GROUND UP Issue 07

November 8, 2017,AEDT

GROUND UP, the student-run landscape architecture journal of the University of California, Berkeley and is calling for submissions for ISSUE 07. Ours is a time of bleak reports: our shorelines flooded and receding, our lives globally connected yet increasingly divided, and our human rights worn thin. Consequence seems to precipitate | Read More

SOHO BUND | Shanghai China | Integrated Planning and Design (IPD)

November 7, 2017,AEDT

SOHO BUND is located in a central location between the historic and new bund. The Architecture has a very strong linear form with an East-West alignment creating tight internal courtyards and triangular exterior landscape spaces providing a challenging circulation system. The Mall and office circulation are delineated circulation paths became | Read More

Winner of Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition announced

November 2, 2017,AEDT

Recently, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled the winner of the fourth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition—Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion—a temporary installation in the heart of the Flatiron District. Flatiron Reflection will be the centerpiece of the Partnership’s sixth annual | Read More

2018 International Garden Festival | Call for Submissions

November 2, 2017,AEDT

The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, Canada is preparing its 19th edition and is issuing an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 22, | Read More

Hemlock Hospice | Harvard Forest, MA, USA

October 30, 2017,AEDT

Hemlock Hospice is a year-long, art-based interpretive trail by David Buckley Borden, Aaron M. Ellison, and their team of interdisciplinary collaborators. This immersive site-specific science-communication project tells the story of the ongoing demise of the eastern hemlock tree at the hands (and mouth) of a tiny aphid-like insect, the hemlock | Read More

UK Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition winners announced

October 25, 2017,AEDT

Adjaye Associates, Ron Arad Architects and the landscape architects Gustafson Porter + Bowman have been selected to design the UK’s new Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre. After an international competition, with 92 entries in total and ten finalists, Adjaye Associates, Ron Arad Architects and Gustafson Porter + Bowman were selected | Read More

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