Michael Van Valkenburgh gives MVVA background at community meeting

June 16, 2010,AEDT

Recently found this video of Michael Van Valkenburgh giving a background to MVVA and their initial approach to the North Grant Park at a community meeting. It is always interesting to see landscape architects presenting their company. The video does have a few edits and is not complete presentation but | Read More

Canadian National Urban Design Awards announced

June 13, 2010,AEDT

Urban design and architectural excellence play an important role in maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Canadian cities. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in cooperation with Canadian municipalities, wish to promote public and private awareness | Read More

KCAP and ARLETTE SCHNEIDERS ARCHITECTS win competition in Luxemburg

May 25, 2010,AEDT

KCAP Architects & Planners in cooperation with local architect Arlette Schneiders win the competition for an office development in the city of Luxemburg. The competition entry was already awarded first prize in 2009. Recently, the client Fonds de Compensation has officially assigned the building commission to the team KCAP and | Read More

2010 SHIFTboston Moon Capital Competition

May 16, 2010,AEDT

SHIFTboston is calling on architects, space-architects, scientists, engineers, urban designers, landscape designers, artists and futurists to submit their most provocative ideas for the moon. Think: WHAT IF this could happen on the moon? SHIFTboston seeks to collect visions that will provoke thought on the moon as a new destination. We | Read More

Living Wall at Nova Scotia Community College [VIDEO]

May 14, 2010,AEDT

Dartmouth, NS – A living, breathing example of innovation is growing at Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC) Centre for the Built Environment at the Waterfront Campus in Dartmouth. Earlier today, NSCC president Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair helped students complete the first, permanent, exterior “living wall” east of Vancouver. “This living wall | Read More

Urban SOS – AECOM student ideas competition

May 5, 2010,AEDT

AECOM has launched for its second year, an open student ideas competition for 2010 – Urban SOS. The competition seeks to engage students in the design, planning, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, engineering, environmental and related fields, with the urban conditions that are now facing the majority of the world’s | Read More

Ecological Urbanism Book Launch Reception at Harvard GSD

May 3, 2010,AEDT

Ecological Urbanism book launch will be on the night of May 3  at Back Yard 6:30pm – 8:30pm While climate change, sustainable architecture, and green technologies have become increasingly topical, issues surrounding the sustainability of the city are much less developed. The premise of the book is that an ecological approach | Read More

Marsa Al Nejoum unveils master plan

April 29, 2010,AEDT

Marsa Al Nejoum has unveiled the master plan for its waterfront Nujoom Islands project in Sharjah. The master plan of phase one has been approved by Department of Survey and Planning, Sharjah. The developers have completed a major part of the infrastructure including the dredging works and all water canals | Read More

The New Bund in Shanghai

April 19, 2010,AEDT

With only 12 days to the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai you have probably seen images of the new Expo site with its amazing pavilions. But there is more going on in Shanghai in the last 2-3 years than the construction of Expo. Last month the main promenade in Shanghai | Read More

Harvard changing the profession

April 19, 2010,AEDT

Karen Weintraub recently wrote an article for the Boston Globe – At Harvard, landscape architects reinvent roles, link disciplines in which Weintraub interviews Charles Waldheim on how the profession of landscape architecture is changing by winning and managing development projects as the chief consultant. Waldheim is cited making some great | Read More

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