VIDEO | West 8 profile

July 6, 2013,AEDT

Previously we have featured profiles for Rietveld Landscape and H+N+S landscape architects commissioned by DutchDFA. Recently they posted a video profile for West 8 featuring Adriaan Geuze, Director and Chief Designer of West 8 urban design and landscape architecture.

Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden | Leeuwarden Netherlands | OKRA

July 5, 2013,AEDT

For the new location of the NHL University OKRA has made, in association with Architecture Studio Hertzberger, the design for the exterior space. This consists of a solid green carpet laid out as a counterpart to the imposing building. The green grass and trees continue under the building connecting the inner and outer worlds together. A spider-like network of routes and places creates an extension of the building from inside to outside.

Milton Street Park | Los Angeles USA | SWA Group

July 5, 2013,AEDT

Milton Street Park is a proposed 1.2-acre linear urban park alongside the Ballona Creek Bike Trail in Los Angeles, California. Currently the bike trail is a non-descript paved path directly adjacent to the creek, separated from the road by a metal fence, which inevitably deters pedestrians and natural wildlife from | Read More

EDEN Villa | Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam | ONE landscape

July 3, 2013,AEDT

Inspired by the linearity of the vast paddy fields that marks Vietnam’s dramatic landscape, the design includes a series of vibrant community spaces that are interconnected through a safe and secure public realm based on “access for all” philosophy.

Waterplein | Rotterdam Netherlands | DE URBANISTEN

July 2, 2013,AEDT

Waterplein Benthemplein from de urbanisten on Vimeo. On the Benthemsquare a first water square will be realized. It took us almost seven years from the idea and concept, to typologies, to policy, to spatial design. Already well published as a concept, in 2011 we finally got to design and refine | Read More

VIDEO | Stormwater Management Ecological Services Metrics

June 29, 2013,AEDT

Stormwater is important part of any landscape and even more so in cities.  Cities are striving to understand water and stormwater management and implement water sustainable design principles. This 5 minute video recently posted on vimeo by DBA Inc. gives graphic information about a New Orleans water management study that was | Read More

West 8 wins design competition for Veddel North in Hamburg

June 26, 2013,AEDT

Revitalization of an urban community and surrounding dike park on the south banks of the Elbe River in Hamburg, Germany. West 8’s winning design addresses rising sea levels and climate change, bringing a human scale to an area dominated by automobile traffic.  

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