Man-Built Islands Dongqian Lake | Ningbo China | HASSELL

November 14, 2012,AEDT

Dongqian Lake, a water reservoir supplying the residents of Ningbo, requires regular dredging which results in a large quantity of by-product. The local authorities recognised an opportunity to use this by-product for the creation of a man-made island within the lake. The Ningbo Planning Bureau for Dongqian Lake Tourist and Holiday | Read More

Wild Kingdom | Stratford UK | We Made That

November 13, 2012,AEDT

The first legacy project to be delivered after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games recently opened at Three Mills Green in Stratford. Wild Kingdom is a unique and distinctive new play area where children can really let their imagination roam. Wild Kingdom has been designed to allow children of all | Read More

Jumeirah College | Dubai UAE | BDP

November 12, 2012,AEDT

BDP has been commissioned for the relocation of a prestigious primary and secondary school in Jumeirah, Dubai. The relocation of Jumeirah College to Al Khail Road will provide additional facilities for 2,300 students. The new building has already started on site and will be a showcase school for the charitable | Read More

The Artists’ Backyard: Phase 1 | Raleigh USA | NC State Department of Landscape Architecture Design+Build Studio

November 10, 2012,AEDT

The NC State Department of Landscape Architecture Design+Build Studio recently transformed an otherwise anonymous stretch of mulch between two campus residence halls into a high-­‐performance landscape, rich with social and environmental affordances. This landscape, called the Artists’ Backyard (derived from the adjacent Arts Village living/learning community), uses a holistic approach to | Read More

Al Maryah Island | Abu Dhabi UAE | Broadway Malyan

November 8, 2012,AEDT

The concept masterplan for Al Maryah Island (formerly Sowwah Island) recently renamed by the Abu Dhabi Municipality, in recognition of its economic and historical importance and geographic location, has been approved.The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has approved the plan, which covers over 3.5 million sqm of mixed-use development | Read More

The CityDeck Phase 2 | Green Bay USA | Stoss

November 6, 2012,AEDT

The CityDeck in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA, is a new connective infrastructure along the city’s downtown riverfront. It was designed as a series of folding wood planes that establish large-scale connections between the river and a newly renovated city fabric. The folded surfaces were rendered as benches, chaise lounges, and | Read More

Chinatown Upgrades | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

November 5, 2012,AEDT

The upgrades to Little Hay Street, Factory Street and Kimber Lane are stage one in the transformation of Chinatown’s Public Domain. The focus of the work is to uplift the public domain quality and strengthen the pedestrian connections, whilst improving lighting, furniture, and embracing the distinguishing character of each street | Read More

Shortlist announced for Barangaroo Central Master Planning Team

November 1, 2012,AEDT

Back in August we put the notice out for the International Search for Barangaroo Central Master Planning Team. After a review of all submissions the Authority’s Recommendation Panel has shortlisted 5 teams to deliver presentations and participate in interviews, prior to the final selection being made in December 2012. Teams selected for | Read More

Kaos Garden | Ponte de Lima Portugal | Annaparch

October 27, 2012,AEDT

It is an Ephemeral Garden with a great degree of projectile liberty and experimentation due to its transitory nature. The annual theme of the Festival was THE KAOS IN THE GARDEN. The interpretation of the theme belongs to the Fractal Geometry as tool of knowledge of the laws of the Universe.

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