WNYC (New York Public Radio Station) and its Culture section on its website has recently given video cameras to some of New York leading architects including Stephen Cassell, Liz Diller, Hugh Hardy and Michael Van Valkenburgh.
Watch the great video from Michael Van Valkenburgh of the Brooklyn Bridge Park
SOURCE: WNYC – Cityscapes
Tottenham, Wood Green and Edmonton Journal report
“FURTHER details of the multi-million-pound redevelopment of Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium and surrounding areas were finally revealed this week…….
A brand new public space to the south will boast two amphitheatres for community events, from street markets to live music events and even a winter ice rink, alongside a second smaller, quieter space.
It has been designed by Martha Schwartz Partners, the landscape architects”
SOURCE: Tottenham, Wood Green and Edmonton Journal
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Architectural Record reports
The University of Washington’s landscape architecture students are putting their studies into practice with a number of nonprofit projects as a part of its design-build program.
read the full article (with slides) at the SOURCE: Architectural Record – University of Washington landscape architecture students take on public works
Ukiah Daily Journal reports
“About 30 skateboarders fine tuned a skate plaza design created by Site Design Group and RJM Design Group for the aquatic center site.
Pro-boarder and skatepark designer Kanten Russell from Site Design Group and landscape architect John Courtney from RJM Design Group presented the plan last Thursday, which was based on input from the October design workshop.”
[SOURCE: Ukiah Daily Journal – Skaters modify skate plaza design]
MiamiHerald.com special by Beth Dunlop reports
“The latest episode in this decades-long saga is unfolding now in Miami Beach, where Frank Gehry’s building for the New World Symphony is well under construction…….the Miami Beach City Commission took a preliminary vote to cancel Gehry’s contract for the design of a two-acre park that would connect the campus to Collins Avenue.”
Read the full article at the SOURCE:MiamiHerald.com – Park vs. parking: A Miami Beach Commission vote could sabotage an architect’s vision
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