Water Re-use and Visibility in the new city of Belval

February 2, 2016,AEDT

In the south of Luxembourg an industrial area, in earlier days used by the steel industry, was transformed into an attractive working and living environment. The project is near to the French border in the new city of Belval.  On the south slope of the site, with a view on the French hills there will | Read More

Imperial Lofts | Montreal, Canada | Group IBI-CHBA (now Lemay)

January 29, 2016,AEDT

The transformation of the former Imperial Tobacco Factory site into a progressive urban residential complex is innovative on several fronts: it combines affordability with sustainable practices and the preservation of industrial heritage fabric; building reuse with a unique approach to shared space; and the regeneration of hardscape environments into sustainable | Read More

A modern garden for a forward thinking Heart Center

January 25, 2016,AEDT

NBBJ’s landscape architects were involved from the project’s inception addressing site planning, landscape design and integration with architecture and interior design. In the midst of the design process, Tom and Iris Vail, life-long residents of Cleveland and long-standing friends of the Clinic expressed interest in providing funding for the development | Read More

The Riparian Land-Shaping Machine | Eugenio Da Rin, Josine Lambert

January 9, 2016,AEDT

Mountain landscapes have been subjected to a relentless conflict between conservative-picturesque attitudes and economic exploitation approaches. The project proposes a strategy that understands the river as a water-sediment management machine that choreographs newly manufactured riparian landscapes in order to put forward a decision-making mechanism to face the conflicting perspectives with | Read More

Three parks come together in The International Park

January 4, 2016,AEDT

The Municipality of The Hague presented the vision for The International Park which will connect three existing parks – the Scheveningse Bosjes, the Waterpartij and the Westbroekpark – into one improved city park that rivals London’s Hyde Park in size.

Wilderness and Exodus: the Production of a National Landscape

December 13, 2015,AEDT

Since the 1950’s, the weekend drive 1-3 hours away from cities is a democratic automobile-driven North American custom involving the ritualistic exodus of urban populations from metropolitan centres to sacred landscapes, to worship natural monuments and recreate. This phenomenon is integral to the role that landscape plays in shaping Canadian | Read More

Lowline Lab opens to the public

November 23, 2015,AEDT

In October 2015 the Lowline Lab (“The Lab”) opened to the public, acting as a proof of concept for the Lowline—an innovative underground park that will transport daylight into the depths of a historic trolley station.

Rabbit House | Denver, USA | WERK | Charles Anderson Landscape Architecture

October 26, 2015,AEDT

Denver’s regional landscape becomes the metaphor for this 3-acre estate. Inspired by the Denver landscape of mountains, prairie, and mowed turf grasses, we emphasized the change of seasons, native plants, and a fusion between landscape, art and architecture. The landscape features outdoor rooms, framed views to barrowed landscapes, and provides | Read More

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