Pirrama Park | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

September 5, 2012,AEDT

The 1.8 hectares of waterfront that is Pirrama Park began with community action which successfully prevented the State Government’s sale of this public land to residential developers. When the City of Sydney Council purchased the former Water Police site, what was a previously alienated and fenced-off post-industrial concrete slab became | Read More

In the Footsteps of the Giants | Åre Sweden | Ljusarkitektur

August 30, 2012,AEDT

Ljusarkitektur designed a new night-time lighting concept for a family-friendly 3.5-kilometre slope at the Swedish skiing resort of Åre. The project is called “In the Footsteps of the Giants,” and was developed with author Mathias Knave. It is based on old Nordic tales of giants and trolls.

First climate adapted neighborhood | Copenhagen Denmark | TREDJE NATUR

August 28, 2012,AEDT

Recently the plans for Copenhagen’s first climate adapted neighbourhood were presented to the public. The project’s visions to transform Saint Kjeld’s Quarter into Copenhagen’s greenest neighborhood are presented at a grand opening by Danish Environmental Minister, Ida Auken,

Fresh Kills Sneak Peak 2012

August 25, 2012,AEDT

On Sunday, 23 September the NYC Parks & Recreation will open the 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill for the third year to give a free sneak peek to the transformation into NYC’s biggest and most fascinating new park, on Staten Island’s west shore. Put the event in your diary/smartphone for your sunday in the | Read More

Landfill Garden | Providence USA | L+A Landscape Architecture

August 21, 2012,AEDT

A working, educational landscape that re-uses demolition debris in the construction of a “landfill garden” utilizing concrete planks sawn from an existing ash storage tank and crushed asphalt from an existing parking area, both of which were removed to make way for the new project . The use of these materials | Read More

2012 London Olympics Legacy | South Park | James Corner Field Operations

August 15, 2012,AEDT

A design competition was held in late 2011 to create designs for the South Plaza to provide the stage for an exciting range of cultural, sporting and community events and activities, all taking place beneath the imposing form of the extraordinary ArcelorMittal Orbit after the 2012 Games. New York-based James Corner Field Operations were chosen as | Read More

2012 London Olympics Legacy | North Park | erect architecture

August 14, 2012,AEDT

A design competition was held in late 2011 to create designs for the North Park Hub and Playground, the social focus of the northern part of the future Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a key resource for local residents after the 2012 Games. London-based firm erect architecture were chosen for their winning design | Read More

2012 London Olympics | Legacy

August 13, 2012,AEDT

With the London 2012 Olympic over and the Paralympic Games soon to begin, but it won’t be long the all the teams and fans will be at home and the Olympics Park will be empty. The question always comes up what now for the venues, parks and infrastructure that was | Read More

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