Sowwah Island Central Park and Spanish Steps | Abu Dhabi UAE | MESA

July 25, 2011,AEDT

The design concept for the Central Park is based on a contemporary expression of classic urban design principles and archetypes. The park design will be a celebration of the Sowwah Island vision, seamlessly combing the infrastructure and cultural context of the Abu Dhabi 2030 plan, with a contemporary aesthetic complementing | Read More

Railroad Park | Birmingham Alabama | Tom Leader Studio

July 14, 2011,AEDT

Tom Leader Studio(TLS) spent five years working extensively with a public / private partnership to build this downtown central park and master plan the rail corridor. TLS managed a large team of consultants including multiple architects, local landscape architect, and engineers. Abandoned rail lines are a constant theme in all of | Read More

Connecting Seattle to the Bay | Seattle USA | James Corner Field Operations

July 13, 2011,AEDT

We reported back in September 2010, James Corner Field Operations has been selected to design Waterfront Seattle by the Seattle Parks, DPD and SDOT after beating out Wallace Roberts and Todd, Michael Van Valkenburgh and Associates, and Gustafson Guthrie Nichol. Recently the first designs for the Waterfront Seattle have been unveiled which creates an unparalleled | Read More

Dew Point – an ephmeral pattern | Philadelphia | PEG

July 12, 2011,AEDT

PEG created a follow up to Not Gardens project we published recently and the projects was titled ‘Dew Point’. Pattern is an effective means for making environmental factors legible. Following in the spirit of the Not Gardens, this project explores the potential of material retardants to render surface patterns. The | Read More

model of urban healing | Fibo City | Perkins+Will

July 9, 2011,AEDT

fibroCITY was conceived and designed by the Houston office of Perkins+Will, who envision a pedestrian-oriented, community-driven environment that physically bridges over the city’s existing highway system as a means of reconnecting urban communities. This design entry for the Living City Design Competition responds to the history of highway development in | Read More

LAMP & the Low-Line | Chicago Illinois | Moss

July 4, 2011,AEDT

moss was commissioned to formulate the LAMP (Lakeview Area Master Plan) by the The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce to pro-actively plan for business, economic development, and sustainability initiatives in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The plan creates a hub for urban scale sustainable design innovation and improvements while enhancing | Read More

Not Garden/ Not Again | an exploration geotextile customisation

June 23, 2011,AEDT

PEG‘s Not Garden/ Not Again project renders visible those materials that typically remain unseen. They used the untapped design potential of low-cost engineering substrates as a means for developing new techniques of surface control and display. Customized geotextiles hold great potential for configuring new relationships between organic and inorganic materials | Read More

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