El-Menia Design Competition | exp and lemay | Constantine Algeria

June 25, 2013,AEDT

After a global competition, exp and lemay, won an international competition launched by the Agence de gestion et de régulation foncière urbaine de la Wilaya de Constantine in Algeria. This competition aimed at the realisation of a major project in the city of Constantine, Algeria, of approximately $ 2.4 billion | Read More

Vauxhall Missing Link Design Competition winner announced

June 10, 2013,AEDT

Back in April we reported that 3 entries from over 100 had been short-listed for the RIBA Vauxhall The Missing Link Design Competition. The RIBA announced recently that erect architecture with J&L Gibbons has won with their entry. London based Erect Architecture and J&L Gibbons will now work with Vauxhall | Read More

MVRDV wins transformation of Caen

June 5, 2013,AEDT

SPLA, the public development agency in charge of the transformation of Presqu’ile de Caen, has chosen MVRDV out of 3 competitors to transform the 600ha area consisting of former industry and ports. The MVRDV plan envisions the future of Caen Presqu’ile as a collection of gardens surrounded by intensified urban | Read More

Grant Associates and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios to create one of London’s most ‘liveable neighbourhood’

June 3, 2013,AEDT

Westminster City Council has commissioned Grant Associates, UK landscape architects, and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, urban designers and architects, as part of a multidisciplinary team to devise a twenty-year infrastructure and public realm plan for Church Street, London, to support the council’s housing renewal strategy. Residents have just voted in favour | Read More

Urban Explorer Table 2 | Visualization for city planning

June 3, 2013,AEDT

Urban Explorer Table 2 – Visualization for city planning and more – Introduction from Visualiseringscenter C on Vimeo. Urban Explorer Table: A large multi touch surface where you can use simple and intuitive gestures to explore and evaluate various urban development projects . The graphics and interaction are fluid and | Read More

Re-Cultivating the Forest City | Cleveland USA | PORT

May 31, 2013,AEDT

At its economic and political height during the mid-20th century, Cleveland, Ohio had a population of nearly 1 million people and was building and investing in infrastructure and civic projects for projected growth that would double this population before the turn of the century. Instead, the industrial economy quickly evaporated | Read More

Jaarbeursplein | Utrecht Netherlands | Witteveen+Bos, OKRA and ZJA

May 28, 2013,AEDT

The team Witteveen+Bos, OKRA and ZJA has won the integral design tender for the Jaarbeursplein Utrecht and the underground parking. The vision of the winning team focusses on the realisation of the perfect parking, with a comfortable, lively, and socially safe city square on top of it, in which transfer | Read More

100 Urban Trends: A Glossary of Ideas

May 22, 2013,AEDT

Today, the BMW Guggenheim Lab announced the publication of 100 Urban Trends: A Glossary of Ideas from the two BMW Guggenheim Labs held in New York and Mumbai. Complementing the Berlin Lab trends published in November 2012, the New York and Mumbai editions round out a series of glossaries showcasing the most talked-about | Read More

Public Realm Scheme Underway in Watford

May 2, 2013,AEDT

Work has started on site for a public realm scheme to improve the upper section of The Parade in Watford Town Centre. Designed by BDP the project responds to feedback from local residents and businesses who want to see the town centre become more attractive, helping to bring shoppers, families | Read More

TechTown District Plan | Detroit USA | Sasaki Associates

May 1, 2013,AEDT

TechTown—an emerging knowledge district in Midtown Detroit—is currently characterized by surface parking, vacant properties, and inward-facing, siloed hubs of activity. The TechTown District Plan articulates an inspiring vision for the revitalization of the district. The plan accelerates innovation, promotes entrepreneurship, and builds community around the generation of ideas in a | Read More

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