Lehae Park | Johannesburg, South Africa | Habitat Landscape Architects

December 2, 2014,AEDT

Lehae Park is situated to the south of Johannesburg in the context of a new government-housing scheme. At the time of commissioning of the design, less than half of the residential units were constructed but the first members of the community had been moved into the area.

VIDEO | Landscapes of Chernobyl

November 30, 2014,AEDT

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl from Danny Cooke on Vimeo. This 3 minute video (filmed with quadcopter and set shots by Danny Cooke) shows the landscapes of Chernobyl, although haunting, shows the power of nature and its ability to thrive and adapt to the environment.

Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum | Minnesota, USA | Halvorson Design Partnership

November 26, 2014,AEDT

Lakewood Cemetery has been the foremost resting place for Minnesota’s distinguished citizens since 1871. This treasured haven of beauty, art and history, wherein broad sweeps of lawn are punctuated by fine stone monuments, trees and meandering roadways, is an archetype of the quintessential American “Lawn Plan” cemetery.

The presence of absence in the public park of De Panne

November 17, 2014,AEDT

De Panne is a small town situated at the west end of the Belgian coast on the border with France. For many centuries it was nothing more than a fishing village, but with the romantic revolution of the mid-19th century, the town began attracting aristocratic and bourgeois tourists.

FUTURE GROUND Finalists announced

November 5, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the Van Alen Institute and the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) kicked off the Future Ground competition in New Orleans, announcing the three finalist teams and launching the initial research phase with a series of events around the city.

EVENT | Melbourne Bioblitz 31 Oct-15Nov

October 28, 2014,AEDT

The City of Melbourne is holding the Melbourne BioBlitz , a data collection based event in which members of the public of all ages can become volunteer citizen scientist to  help discover the diverseanimal and plant species that call Melbourne home. The data collected will help develop the City of Melbourne’s first ever Urban Ecology | Read More

Newton Hall | Tyne and Wear, UK | OOBE Ltd

October 8, 2014,AEDT

Set on the spectacular Northumberland coast, a Grade II listed Georgian manor house and estate is now one of the largest wedding venues in the North East. OOBE were responsible for the masterplanning and ongoing maintenance of this boutique hotel, wedding venue and private members club.

Melano Park | Rivoli, Italy | Cristina Gragnolati

September 22, 2014,AEDT

In Italy,  the history of a place starts from far away. Everywhere you can find elements of many eras.  Melano Park is the sum and stratification of different historical layers.  It was a part of historical garden, after became agricultural area that was abandoned, and after the second world war,over the next | Read More

David Rubin on “The Commonground”

September 3, 2014,AEDT

Recently, Eskenazi Health opened The Commonground, an outdoor public plaza design led by LAND COLLECTIVE Principal David Rubin. The plaza is just over an acre large and located adjacent to a historic Olmsted Brothers’ landscape which is part of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. As part of the design guidelines which Rubin developed for the entirety of | Read More

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