Sunqiao Urban Agricultural District | Shanghai, China | Sasaki

March 26, 2017,AEDT

Shanghai is home to nearly 24 million people. That’s a lot of mouths to feed. But over the last two decades, China has lost over 123,000 square kilometers of farmland to urbanization—a land area equivalent to nearly the entire state of Iowa. Of the arable land that remains, it is | Read More

Finalists For “Urban SOS: Fair Share” Competition

December 8, 2016,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute recently announced the four finalist teams in the annual Urban SOS competition, which asked university students to address some of the most pressing challenges faced by cities worldwide. The contest is presented in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). This | Read More

City Extension of Yangon by UN-Habitat to be presented in Quito

October 11, 2016,AEDT

UN-Habitat is working on an exemplary city extension for Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar. The international team of planners consists of four Netherlands based firms: Urban Codes, Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners, Posad Spatial Strategies and MakeTank. The plans have a strong focus on resilient urban water systems and | Read More

40 Oaks Parkette exemplifies design guided by community-led initiatives

July 11, 2016,AEDT

Building on the community vision and strength held the keys to the successful revitalization of Regent Park, a historically marginalized neighbourhood. As part of this revitalization, a new building at 40 Oak Street opened in 2012 to host the Christian Resource Centre’s 87 affordable housing units and community hub. 40 | Read More

Six Key Strategies for Vacant Land in the Future City

March 16, 2016,AEDT

Van Alen Institute and the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) have released the key strategies developed through Future Ground, a competition to generate design and policy strategies for vacant land reuse. Over the course of six months in 2015, the three winning multidisciplinary design teams – NOLEX, PaD, and STOSS | Read More

The landscape poetry as economic process

January 10, 2016,AEDT

The territory of Iglesias, its mines and its extraordinary historical and cultural heritage is a landscape perfectly suited to tourism, not mass tourism but tourism able to bring about lasting changes to produce economic answers capable of recreating permanent identities in a new landscape.

URA announces Singapore Rail Corridor RFP winners

December 2, 2015,AEDT

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced recently the Rail Corridor Request for Proposal (RFP) awards, and launched an exhibition of the awarded proposals where the public can give feedback. URA also announced the proposed conservation of the two steel truss bridges along the Rail Corridor, and acknowledged the community’s contributions | Read More

ILAM dismantles Scale of Fees

April 4, 2015,AEDT

The Insitute of Landscape Architects Malaysia have officially dismantled their Scale of Fees after the Malaysia Competition Commission recently sent the ILAM the following notice: “That the Commission is aware that the ILAM’s Scale of Fees continues to be in effect. The Commission considers that the ILAM’s Scale of Fees should | Read More

8 teams unveil designs for St.Petersburg Pier

December 17, 2014,AEDT

Back in October, WLA reported that 8 teams were shortlisted to provide a concept design for the St.Petersburg Pier. These teams submitted their designs to the city on December 15. Each team received a $30,000 stipend to submit initial design concepts, complete with reports, renderings, cost estimates and a description | Read More

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