Chinatown Upgrades | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

November 5, 2012,AEDT

The upgrades to Little Hay Street, Factory Street and Kimber Lane are stage one in the transformation of Chinatown’s Public Domain. The focus of the work is to uplift the public domain quality and strengthen the pedestrian connections, whilst improving lighting, furniture, and embracing the distinguishing character of each street | Read More

2012 LAGI competition winners announced

October 29, 2012,AEDT

The organisers of LAGI,  an ideas competition to design a site-specific public artwork at Freshkills Park have announced the winners of the  2012 LAGI design competition. The winner is Scene-Sensor // Crossing Social and Ecological Flows – a series of Piezoelectric Generators (Thin Film and Embedded Wire) that can generate upto 5,500 MWh designed | Read More

Seeds of Change | Bristol UK | Gitta Gschwendtner & Maria Thereza Alves

October 25, 2012,AEDT

‘Seeds of Change’ is a floating garden; the result of a collaboration between the designer Gitta Gschwendtner and the artist Maria Thereza Alves. The title ‘Seeds of Change’ stems from an ongoing ballast seed garden project from Brazillian artist Maria Thereza Alves. Between 1680 and the early 1900’s ships’ ballast | Read More

EXHIBITION | Hutopolis: City visions 2012.9.28-10.10

September 22, 2012,AEDT

5 Educational Institutions | 11 Projects As part of Beijing Design Week the “Hutopolis: city visions” is an exhibition that collects one year of research, experiments and events organized in Asia and Europe by the Hutopolis research program with the goal of creating feasible solutions for urban planning in China. | Read More

Imagining the Lowline exhibit opens

September 18, 2012,AEDT

Last Saturday the “Imagining the Lowline” exhibit opened to the public as part of the “Experiments in Motion” initiative commissioned by Audi of America and in partnership with the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), nine student visions will be presented along with a 45-foot-long suspended | Read More

Shengli Oilfield Conference Center | Donying P.R.C. | Leedscape

September 17, 2012,AEDT

The project consists of four buildings new buildings and two existing buildings which combine to form a large central courtyard and a series of smaller courtyards. The overall layout demonstrates China’s traditional culture through a strong integration of architecture and site design. The building forms and proportions reflect traditional architectural characteristics and symbols with contemporary colors and sustainable materials. The resulting combination fully embodies the characteristics of internationalization.

2012 LAGI NYC Competition submissions now online

September 6, 2012,AEDT

Over 250 submissions have gone online for the  LAGI NYC 2012 competition to design public artwork for Freshkills Park. Some submissions go from the surreal to the amazing, with the majority of the submissions creating large scale installations to match the grand scale of the Freshkills Park. In July LAGI held a shortlisting | Read More

Fresh Kills Sneak Peak 2012

August 25, 2012,AEDT

On Sunday, 23 September the NYC Parks & Recreation will open the 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill for the third year to give a free sneak peek to the transformation into NYC’s biggest and most fascinating new park, on Staten Island’s west shore. Put the event in your diary/smartphone for your sunday in the | Read More

Docklands Marina Park | Cork Ireland | OKRA

August 23, 2012,AEDT

Ireland’s first large scale urban wetlands and park surrounding a modern sports stadium, which it is hoped will act as a catalyst project for the redevelopment of Cork Docklands, has been awarded by Cork City Council to OKRA. The winning concept design, led by the Dutch landscape architects OKRA in | Read More

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