Sweeney Playground opens in South Boston

June 11, 2014,AEDT

Stoss Landscape Urbanism celebrated the opening of Thomas J Sweeney Playground on Thursday, May 29. Families from the neighborhood joined Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh in cutting the ribbon to the newly redesigned public park as children enjoyed the playground’s poured-in-place rubber surface and newly installed benches, fountains, and rope | Read More

Tagus Linear Park | Póvoa de Santa Iria Portugal | Topiaris

June 9, 2014,AEDT

Tagus Linear Park – Topiaris Landscape Architecture from Joao Morgado on Vimeo. [Great Aerial Video taken with a drone] The Tagus Linear Park is an area of 15 000 sq m that was conquered by the surrounding communities of the industrial private sector and was felt as a democratic intervention | Read More

Our Forest | Vienna Austria | Lindle Bukor

June 4, 2014,AEDT

The four landscape installations replace the former nature trail through a piece of forest in Vienna’s Zoo Schönbrunn and reflect four different aspects characterizing woodlands: dynamics, diversity, sustainability and cultural significance. The aim of the concept is to arouse interest through sensuous experience, to simultaneously stimulate reflection and communicate knowledge. | Read More

Governors Island’s New 30-Acre Park, Designed by West 8 is Open

May 29, 2014,AEDT

Governors Island opened to an eager public on Saturday, May 24. Thousands of visitors enjoyed the Island’s”new round fountains, swooping paths, elliptical enclosures, fluid flower beds, and undulating lawns” and reveled in the abundance of arts and crafts, musical and theatrical performances that were part of the Opening Day Family | Read More

Bullitt Center | Seattle USA | Berger Partnership

May 28, 2014,AEDT

The visionary Bullitt Foundation commissioned the world’s first mid-rise commercial building to meet the Living Building Challenge. The Bullitt Center now serves as a model for building and exhibiting innovative and ecologically sensitive design and green infrastructure. As landscape architects, we served to integrate the landscape with the building’s wastewater | Read More

Shawm House | Coldtown UK | OOBE Ltd

May 23, 2014,AEDT

A unique landscape responding to an innovative new residential building set within rural Northumberland. The brief was to develop a sustainable dwelling that sat within, and responded to, its surroundings. Architects Mawson Kerr proposed a pioneering barn conversion that uses innovative construction techniques and sustainable technologies alongside local materials to | Read More

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