Flood-resilient Beach House | Sea Bright, NJ, USA | Dirtworks

October 11, 2017,AEDT

At the project’s outset, the site was a level and barren landscape, physically and ecologically non-functioning. Many beaches along the New Jersey shore are noticeably shrinking, caused by the onslaught of waves and hurricane swells year after year. Dirtworks, PC sought to simultaneously address the vulnerabilities of the site while | Read More

PRACTICE | The Other Stages of Landscape Architecture Design Projects

September 14, 2017,AEDT

Recently, I wrote about the Stages of Landscape Architecture which outlines the common stages we face when managing a landscape architecture design project. However, there are other stages which occur during the process. These can happen regularly or a once-off stage and can including the following: Consultation There are several | Read More

Owensboro Health System Campus | Owensboro, Kentucky
 | HGA

September 5, 2017,AEDT

Taking cues from the surrounding Ohio River ecology in the Owensboro Health System Campus (OHSC) integrates a complex array of water management, ecological reclamation, and human health strategies. To protect against seasonal floods on a flat greenfield site, the designed topography undulates throughout the campus to create stormwater retention ponds | Read More

ASLA announces the 2017 Professional Awards

September 1, 2017,AEDT

It is that time of year when the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announces its annual awards. For 2017 there are 38 professional award recipients that were selected from 465 entries. The ASLA awards recognize the best entries in the categories of general design, analysis and planning, communications, research, | Read More

Renwick Street Park Upgrade | Sydney Australia | Corkery Consulting

August 30, 2017,AEDT

Small parks and playgrounds throughout the residential areas of Sydney provide essential green open space and a diverse range of play opportunities. The City of Sydney (CoS) is completing an extensive program of upgrading the quality and amenity of many of its small parks. Renwick Street Park was identified for | Read More

URA unveils Masterplan for Jurong Lake District Singapore

August 29, 2017,AEDT

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has unveiled the masterplan for Jurong Lake District in Singapore, the city’s future second Central Business District. The masterplan is exhibited till mid-September and invites the public to share their views. KCAP Architects&Planners, leading a multi-disciplinary team consisting of SAA Architects, Arup, S333 and Lekker | Read More

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