Student Project | LINE | Angel Cerezo

May 13, 2012,AEDT

Angel Cerezo’s graduation project at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Barcelona). The project titled LINE looks to recover and design one historical street in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Karen M’Closkey and Ross Benjamin Altheimer win Rome Prize

May 12, 2012,AEDT

The American Academy in Rome announced the winners of the 116th annual Rome Prize Competition. Karen M’Closkey,  co-founder of PEG office of landscape + architecture and Ross Benjamin Altheimer, Landscape Architecture Studio Leader at Hammel Green and Abrahamson have won the Rome Prize for Landscape Architecture. Recipients of the 2012-2013 Rome Prizes are | Read More

SWA gives a ‘light touch’ to the 2018 Winter Olympics

May 9, 2012,AEDT

SWA is the international planner and landscape architect for the design-build team, led by Taeyoung, that created the facilities at the heart of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. “The master planning was driven by the desire to use a ‘light touch’ while creating exciting, highest-quality competition venues,” said Marco Esposito, a | Read More

Newport Green | Newport USA | Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects

May 7, 2012,AEDT

Newport Green, a park comprising a 4.25-acre waterfront site at the north end of Newport, New Jersey, is now open to the public. Located in a large, mixed use community across from lower Manhattan, the park provides comprehensive amenities requested by local residents not available in other area spaces. The first phase of the park, comprising | Read More

Jan Gehl on Urban Design | VIDEO

May 5, 2012,AEDT

Jan Gehl, architect and urban designer that has helped cities around the world focus on improving the quality of life. In this short 3 and half minute crane.tv video ) Gehl gives some insight into cities such as Copenhagen and urban design.  “….its like a revelation, oh we forgot the people…”  

Re-purposing Sydney’s monorail

May 1, 2012,AEDT

Recently, the NSW government announced that Sydney’s monorail infrastructure will be demolished only 24 years after it went into service. David Vago, Principal of habitation believes that this is a missed opportunity to retrofit the Monorail structure for a pedestrian focused open space similar to the High-Line in New York.

Hackesches Quartier | Berlin Germany | TOPOTEK1

April 30, 2012,AEDT

The urban structure – to release the Square – is in remembrance to the former church Garnisonskirche. The open space is divided into three different areas. In the extension of the Spandauer Straße a generous urban square forms the central element of the development and defines a representive entrance for | Read More

West 8 + IROJE Wins Yongsan Park Competition

April 25, 2012,AEDT

The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Korea recently announced that West 8 + IROJE has won International Competition for Master Plan of Yongsan Park, Korea.

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