NYC launches urbancanvas Design Competition

June 24, 2010,AEST

A design competition to improve construction sites across New York City.  The competition is seeking artists and design professionals to  develop creative artwork for construction fences, sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and cocoons in New York City. This competition, created by the Department | Read More

Matthew Urbanski Interview about BBP by PLACES

June 23, 2010,AEST

PLACES has published a recent interview with Matthew Urbanski of MVVA about the design & construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The interview goes into detail about the materials used and some of the design elements. An interesting interview that gives | Read More

Interview with Tree Museum Landscape architect – Enzo Enea [VIDEO]

June 21, 2010,AEST

Deutsche Welle channel recently posted a video on Youtube in which they interviewed Swiss landscape architect Enzo Enea about his Tree Museum which  recently opened in Rapperswil-Jona on the shore of  Lake Zurich, Switzerland. SOURCE: Youtube Video Credit: Deutsche Welle

DesignNYC – Exhibition [VIDEOS]

June 19, 2010,AEST

designNYC currently has an exhibition at Pratt Manhattan Gallery at 144 West 14th Street New York displaying the their progress and impact of their first 12 pilot projects. The exhibition is on from June 17 to July 31, 2010. The first | Read More

Canadian National Urban Design Awards announced

June 13, 2010,AEST

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 | Read More

2010 SHIFTboston Moon Capital Competition

May 16, 2010,AEST

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 | Read More

Living Wall at Nova Scotia Community College [VIDEO]

May 14, 2010,AEST

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, | Read More

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