Cadi Park Wharf | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

December 2, 2013,AEDT

This public boardwalk in Pyrmont, Sydney, completes the foreshore upgrades to Jacksons Landing – a waterfront community over 10 years in the making. The new wharf strengthens the open space connections between the significant foreshore parks to the north and south, provides an opportunity to engage with the water, and | Read More

Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

November 30, 2013,AEDT

The ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition—now in its 12th year—is an urban design and development challenge for graduate students. The Hines Competition challenges multidisciplinary student teams to devise a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site. Teams of five students representing at least three disciplines have two | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Natural Water as Cultural Water | Zhicheng Xu

November 28, 2013,AEDT

Time, space and culture have tremendous impacts on landscape. The power of them is so impressive that people would be amazed by things they can do to nature. In the meantime, it raises the question, in the field of contemporary landscape architecture, what is the balancing point between culture and | Read More

Ecosong Park | Shanghai China | Meyer + Silberberg Land Architects

November 21, 2013,AEDT

Meyer + Silberberg Land Architects was one of three invited firms to participate in the international design competition for a new country park. The 8,900 acre site, located on the Huangpu River in Songjiang District southwest of Shanghai, is one of five sites that the Shanghai government plans to preserve | Read More

YMCA Sand Beach Park | Austin USA | dwg. urban landscape architecture

November 15, 2013,AEDT

Austin has seen dramatic growth and change within its central core. Urban developing stresses continue to press against the network of preserved parkland and water systems. Compounding this, city parks are experiencing over-popularity on decreased operating and maintenance budgets, creating crisis situations for parkland. Sand Beach Park addresses these issues | Read More

DS+R wins Zaryadye Park Design Competition

November 13, 2013,AEDT

Competition organisers “Rossiya”, State-owned unitary enterprise “NIiPI for the General Plan of the City of Moscow” and Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design have announced that the consortium led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro has won the Zaryadye Park Design Competition in Moscow with Russian-led TPO “Reserve” placing second and last but not least is | Read More

Leopoldpark | Nieuwpoort Belgium | Alain Cappelle

November 13, 2013,AEDT

The Leopold Park renovation is a case whereby creative planning and design can deal with some aspects of climate change.  A range of actions and techniques are available for managing flood risks in parks: green roofs, sustainable drainage, flood pathways, temporary water storage, or upland-land management. Strategies for managing high temperatures in | Read More

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