Bandirma Recreational Park | Balikesir, Turkey | Landmarch

June 12, 2017,AEDT

Bandirma is located in the prominent city of Balikesir, Turkey. Balikesir itself is placed in an interesting geographical point of conjunction, where great infrastructures meet and density rate is one of the highest in Turkey. The most iconic future image of the city will be its port, which will be | Read More

Wanda Vista Hefei | Hefei, China | WCPRI & IMG3

June 10, 2017,AEDT

The core concept of Wanda Vista Hefei is to create cultural tourism products with local characteristics. In respect of the local ecological environment as well as heritage of local context, according to local unique Chaohu wetland natural condition and human resources in Huizhou, the landscape design of Wanda Vista Hefei | Read More

Openfabric & Dmau creates “Gridgrounds” in Amsterdam

June 7, 2017,AEDT

Het Breed is a modernist neighbourhood defined by rational residential blocks, 5 stories with ‘streets in the sky’ in Amsterdam North designed by the architect Frans Van Gool in 1963. 
Our proposal ‘Gridgrounds’ creates an elongated public square of 88m x 17m, stretched across the central space so all paths converge | Read More

Six teams shortlisted for Pier 8 Promenade Park Design Competition

June 7, 2017,AEDT

The City of Hamilton recently announced that of the fourteen design teams that responded to the call for applications to participate in the Pier 8 Promenade Park Design Competition, six design teams have been shortlisted. The Promenade Park, approved by Council as part of the Pier 7+8 Urban Design Study, | Read More

Snøhetta Reimagines Willamette Falls

June 1, 2017,AEDT

Willamette Falls is the second largest waterfall by volume in the United States. For over a century, the breathtaking site has been cut off from public access by industrial infrastructure built along the water’s edge. Snøhetta is leading the design of the public spaces that will allow visitors to rediscover | Read More

Under the Ficus Shade | Bangkok, Thailand | TROP

May 24, 2017,AEDT

Few years ago, TROP was commissioned to design the landscape for a hotel, in one of Bangkok’s busiest neighborhoods. The site was compact, with abandoned townhomes. These structures were kept and transformed into hotel rooms, with windows facing drop-off area. The lobby and restaurant were added in between the structures. Luckily, there | Read More

Global Street Design Guide launched as a free download

May 17, 2017,AEDT

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative recently announced the launch of the Global Street Design Guide as a globally accessible document that can be downloaded at no cost, allowing urban planners, designers and transportation practitioners in cities around the world to immediately implement | Read More

Georgetown Waterfront Park | Washington, DC | Wallace Roberts & Todd

May 11, 2017,AEDT

The Georgetown Waterfront Park faces the Potomac River in historic Georgetown in the District of Columbia between the Key Bridge, the Washington Harbor Development, and the Whitehurst Freeway Viaduct. The 10-acre park represents the culmination of a 40-year effort to transform the Georgetown waterfront from an obsolete industrial site into | Read More

Urban SOS 2017: hOUR City – Student Ideas Competition

May 3, 2017,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, today launched Urban SOS™ 2017: hOUR City, a global student ideas competition that challenges multidisciplinary teams to help bridge the divide between thriving and struggling communities in regions around the world. This “hour city” radius | Read More

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