New Lighting Design for San Diego’s Coronado Bridge

April 10, 2011,AEDT

An international team led by London based artist Peter Fink (Form Associates) and lighting designer Mark Major (Speirs + Major) in association with Buro Happold in Los Angeles has been announced as the winner of the largest interactive green energy lighting project in North America. The San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge, | Read More

Four finalists present their visions for Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition

February 3, 2011,AEDT

The four finalist teams recently unveiled their visions for Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition (MR|DC), the largest landscape and urban design competition in Minneapolis history, each crafting a multidimensional landscape and urban design proposal addressing 220 acres of parkland and surrounding neighborhoods along 11 miles of riverfront from the historic Stone | Read More

OLIN selected to lead redesign of the Met’s Fifth Avenue Outdoor Plaza

November 10, 2010,AEDT

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced yesterday that it had selected OLIN to lead a comprehensive, multi-year effort to redesign and rebuild the four-block-long outdoor plaza that fronts its landmark Fifth Avenue façade. The project will feature as one of its centerpiece elements the design and installation | Read More

IALE: Future Landscape Ecology

October 18, 2010,AEDT

The International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK) held its annual conference at the University of Brighton, 14-16 September. This year’s focus was ‘Future Landscape Ecology’ with sessions on Species responses to landscapes; assessing vulnerability and resilience; future scenarios; problem-solving; workshop sessions; landscape-scale adaptation and management. Richard Smithers,  ialeUK chair stated | Read More

Green Room opens in Rotterdam

September 24, 2010,AEDT

The “Green Room” is designed by Casanova+Hernandez as part of a series of temporary interventions in the public space of several European cities named “Domestic Monuments”. The “Green Room” experiments with the role of hybrid interventions (mix of landscape+architecture+sculpture) to activate the urban life of our city centres. The intervention | Read More

Calls for 2011 Landscape Conference Papers & Award Nominations

September 20, 2010,AEDT

Recently there have been calls for papers for 2011 events and awards below is a summary. Call for Nominations for 2011 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award This award is the highest honour that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognises a living | Read More

Parklandschaft Tempelhof shortlist

September 9, 2010,AEDT

Spiegel recently reported that Berlin city officials announced the shortlist for Parklandschaft Tempelhof – the historic airport site that will be transformed into a new city park and also the site for hosting the 2017 IGA. The competition has 6 finalists who will share the €100,000 prize and will negotiate | Read More

NYC opens first sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Greenway

August 25, 2010,AEDT

Five additional acres of Brooklyn Bridge Park have been opened to the public, including the first 2,000 feet of the park’s greenway, a 30-foot wide, scenic bikeway and walkway along the East River shoreline. The first section of the new greenway starts at the park entrance at Old Fulton Street | Read More

Finalist Designs revealed for Gateway Arch Competition

August 17, 2010,AEDT

Today the designs from the five finalists of the The City + The River + The Arch design competition were revealed to the public at the Gateway Arch Visitors Center with the Design Team Leaders set to present their designs on August 26. The winning team will be announced on September | Read More

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