Colorado Esplanade | Santa Monica | Peter Walker Partners Landscape Architecture

February 22, 2012,AEDT

The proposed Colorado Avenue Esplanade Project will integrate the Expo Light Rail into the Downtown, streamlining the existing intersection functions and guiding passengers to their business, shopping, cultural and entertainment destinations. The project accomplishes this with a combination of major urban design improvements at the Downtown Expo Station Plaza and along | Read More

Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture

February 22, 2012,AEDT

The Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship will be awarded annually to an emerging designer whose work articulates the potential for landscape as a medium of design in the public realm. The Kiley Fellow will be appointed Lecturer in Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design for the 2012-13 | Read More

[un]restricted access | From military space to civic space design competition

February 17, 2012,AEDT

Dotting the global landscape, decommissioned military installations are leaving their mark – symbols of triumph, pride, pain and the unforeseen consequences of military aggression. These abandoned structures and ghost towns disrupt neighborhoods and split entire communities. Architecture for Humanity is hosting  [un]restricted access – a design competition that will re-envision the | Read More

Istanbul Design Biennial Open Call

February 16, 2012,AEDT

An open call has gone out for the first edition of the Istanbul Design Biennial which will be held from 13 October to 12 December 2012 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). The Istanbul Design Biennial, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts for the first time, | Read More

Narrabeen Multi-Use Trail | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

February 13, 2012,AEDT

ASPECT Studios has completed a multi-use trail at Narrabeen Lagoon on Sydney’s northern beaches. The lagoon is one of Sydney’s natural assets and is a major drawcard and focal point of the area. Diverse experiences are on offer at different locations around the lagoon. The eastern side comes to life especially at the weekends as | Read More

A landscape architect’s garden | Katherine Spitz | Katherine Spitz Associates

February 11, 2012,AEDT

Katherine Spitz has created her home garden over the last two decades with her husband, Daniel Rhodes, an architect. As a landscape architect and an architect, they have been experimenting with their garden, continually upgrading, rethinking and replanting each outdoor room. They have been experimenting with plant material, design, pieces of landscape history and ideas from their travels. Seeing how plants grow, change and that is has influenced what to use in her designs. The garden is a living record of changing aspirations and desires, as each new room and each new element reflects our increasing design maturity and confidence.

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Hapa Collaborative wins Market Lane Design Competition

February 10, 2012,AEDT

Hapa Collaborative from Vancouver, British Columbia, with their design “Figure Ground” have won the Market Lane Design Competition in London, Ontario. The city of London, Canada is located midway between Detroit and Toronto. With a population of more than 365,000, it is the 10th largest city in Canada and serves as | Read More

Metropolitan Museum of Art reveals Fifth Avenue plaza design by OLIN

February 8, 2012,AEDT

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has unveiled OLIN’s designs for the four-block-long outdoor plaza that runs in front of its landmark Fifth Avenue façade, from 80th to 84th Streets in Manhattan. The plan also calls for the creation of new fountains—to replace the deteriorating ones that have been in use | Read More

Generator Studio Team Chosen to Build Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Pavilion

February 8, 2012,AEDT

A temporary pavilion that applies current and emerging technologies will be built on the grounds of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to coincide with the exhibition Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs 1851–1939, opening April 14. Generator Studio, a Kansas City architecture firm, designed Sun Pavilion | Read More

Second Wave of Modernism II Conference: VIDEOS

February 2, 2012,AEDT

Back in November last year The Cultural Landscape Foundation held the Second Wave of Modernism II: Landscape Complexity and Transformation Conference at MoMA in New York. Various landscape architects and urbanists such as James Corner, Michael Van Valkenburgh, Raymond Jungles, Kathryn Gustafson, Gary Hilderbrand and many more gave lectures on Transformations of Residential and | Read More

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