Delemos | Silgueiros Portugal | JBJC Arquitectura Paisagista

January 17, 2013,AEDT

The proposed intervention seeks to make the most of the existing landscape in the region, while at the same time surrounding the building with the quality it deserves. The building which covers the land will also be surrounded by vegetation aimed at emphasising the rural nature of the site, using | Read More

Théâtre de Signes | Versailles Palace Gardens | TOPOTEK1

January 16, 2013,AEDT

Like a baroque garden that makes a connection between heaven and earth with mirror-like pools and broderie parterres, so Topotek 1’s design for the ‘théâtre de signes’ makes a connection from the physical to the virtual world, with the structure of new broderie bosquets. The shape of the garden as | Read More

Sloping House | Auvergne France | atelier 37.2

January 15, 2013,AEDT

Sloping House is a makeshift shelter that clings to the side of an extinct volcano in the Puy de Serveix, in France’s Massif Central. Built from recycled timber by the artists themselves, this sculptural one-person refuge, seems to erupt from the grassy slope, as if the structure’s wooden planks are | Read More

Vauxhall the Missing Link Competition

January 14, 2013,AEDT

RIBA Competitions are delighted to announce the launch of a new international design competition for Vauxhall on London’s South Bank. Vauxhall is at the heart of a huge new Area of Opportunity and Vauxhall One, the Business Improvement District (BID) for Vauxhall, are seeking design ideas to improve and enhance | Read More

Iceberg | Montreal Canada | Atomic3

January 13, 2013,AEDT

What will the winter of 2013 be like? Snowy, cloudy, rainy? No one can predict, but one thing is certain: an Arctic wind has been blowing through downtown Montreal since ATOMIC3 introduced Iceberg, an interactive, architectural, light and sound installation that brings winter right into the heart of the city.

SixtyNine-Seventy, The Spaces Between | An Urban Ideas Competition

January 12, 2013,AEDT

SixtyNine Seventy invites design teams from around the world to re-envision the circulation areas and passages of two blocks in Salt Lake City’s downtown. The entrants will prepare comprehensive ideas for these in-between spaces, developing them into the connective tissue linking the area’s cultural amenities. Salt Lake City boasts a stunning | Read More

Elevated Ground | Raleigh USA | Christopher Counts Studio

January 11, 2013,AEDT

Moore Square, a four acre square, is one of five original squares established by William Christmas’ 1792 plan for the capitol of North Carolina, self-described as the “City of Oaks”. Deeply loved by the citizens of Raleigh and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Moore Square is a | Read More

Albion Place | Sydney Australia | McGregor Coxall

January 9, 2013,AEDT

Building upon the existing vibrancy of Sydney’s southern entertainment precinct Albion Place has been regenerated through the installation of finely detailed stainless steel seating terraces fronting the heritage brick facades of adjacent offices, galleries and restaurants. Planter boxes integrated with the seating terraces break down the longitudinal space of the lane providing | Read More

JUST ARRIVED | Landscape

January 7, 2013,AEDT

Just arrived in the WLA mailbox is the Autumn edition of Landscape – The Journal of the Landscape Institute. This edition covers the Landscape Institute Awards 2012 and also a few interesting articles about 2016 Olympics Rio masterplan, Remaking Cities and the Highline for London Competition. The section I enjoyed | Read More

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