Ultimo Pedestrian Network | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

December 4, 2012,AEDT

ASPECT Studios with Choi Ropiha Fighera have been chosen by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority to design and deliver Sydney’s Ultimo Pedestrian Network (UPN). The linear elevated public space will be a highly anticipated and activated city space with many of Sydney’s key cultural and educational institutions located along its edges. | Read More

Kievit in Green | Antwerp Belgium | BUUR and Hosper with ARA

December 3, 2012,AEDT

The previously isolated Kievit district has developed into an international entrance area for the city due to the new TGV station. After earlier realization of the first phase with mainly high-rise offices, the city of Antwerp made an urban plan for the second phase containing a mix of homes, offices | Read More

Urban SOS: Frontiers Competition Shortlist

November 30, 2012,AEDT

The shortlist for AECOM’s Urban SOS: Frontiers open ideas student competition has been announced. This years competition was seeking integrated design, planning, environmental restoration and engineering responses that address border, gateway and edge/fringe conditions in cities worldwide. Proposals had to address urban sites currently facing chronic liveability challenges that are largely the | Read More

Washington Canal Park | Washington D.C. USA | OLIN

November 27, 2012,AEDT

OLIN, has led the design and construction of Canal Park in Washington, D.C. The park opened to the public on November 16, 2012. One of the first parks built as part of the District’s Anacostia Waterfront Initiative, Canal Park has been designed as a vibrant social gathering place and an | Read More

Call for the A.E. Bye Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow

November 22, 2012,AEDT

The Department of Landscape Architecture at Penn State is announcing a call for the A.E. Bye/ Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow for the calendar year 2013. The Fellowship provides a $2,500 stipend for a minimum of one week of archival research in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library at Penn State’s University | Read More

Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEDT

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson says environmentally friendly ‘soft infrastructure’ mitigates flood damage without sending harm elsewhere. The flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy prompted calls from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to consider building storm surge barriers to protect Lower Manhattan from future catastrophes. But, such a strategy | Read More

VIDEOS | Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II Conference Proceedings

November 21, 2012,AEDT

The Cultural Landscape Foundation has published the video proceedings of their recent conference Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide II. The conference co-sponsored with the Central Park Conservancy examined the critical design and maintenance issues faced at some of the nation’s premiere urban woodlands. Landscape Architecture academics and professionals presented material  Stewardship of Central Park’s Woodlands. | Read More

Loop | Austin USA | Legge Lewis Legge

November 20, 2012,AEDT

Loop was designed to inspire, in children, an interest and curiosity in architecture. The project was commissioned by Andrea Mellard, a curator for the AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center in Austin Texas, as part of Art on the Green, an artist and architect- designed mini golf course. Loop’s elliptical green offers | Read More

2013 USA Landscape Architecture School rankings announced

November 20, 2012,AEDT

Harvard GSD | Gund Hall | Image Credit Flickr User Peter Alfred Hess UPDATE |  2014 Design Intelligence rankings are now available Design Intelligence has announced the 2013 America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools including the top landscape architecture schools in the USA. This is the third year we are sharing | Read More

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