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

9 school gardens for 9 districts in Milan

December 5, 2016,AEDT

The project provides for the requalification of 9 school gardens of kindergartens and primary schools selected within the 9 decentralization areas of the city of Milan. The design process follows-up the participatory workshops developed by ABCittà and Legambiente with the children of each schools. This experience, together with the specific | Read More

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects complete Chicago Riverwalk

December 3, 2016,AEDT

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects have completed the final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk expansion, creating new connections that enrich urban life and diversify activities along the river through the design of six unique ‘rooms’. The Main Branch of the Chicago River has a long and storied history that in | Read More

Winner unveiled for Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition

November 29, 2016,AEDT

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled LOT’s Flatiron Sky-Line, the winner of the Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition, the third annual competition of its kind, which called for proposals from New York City designers for a temporary installation in the heart of | Read More

Student Project | Hortus Inversus – Activating a Non-Space

November 28, 2016,AEDT

Today the esplanade in front of the European Parliament in Brussels is more of a non-space than a connecting axis or an enjoyable place to stay. The square seems to be searching for an identity it never has had, due to the lack of interaction between open and built space. | Read More

Landscape Institute announces 2016 Awards winners

November 25, 2016,AEDT

TACP Landscape Architects has won the prestigious President’s Award at the Landscape Institute’s annual awards today, Thursday 24 November, for its Green Infrastructure Action Plan for Pollinators in South East Wales. The plan will support and inspire landscape projects on public land to redress the decline in biodiversity and provide | Read More

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