CBD Shared Space | Auckland New Zealand | Boffa Miskell

October 4, 2012,AEDT

Auckland Council is on a journey, which began in 2004, to transform the city centre into an internationally successful centre for business and culture. This includes upgrading key inner-city streets and open spaces to international standards. Over $100 million has been spent to date to creating well-designed, world-class, people-friendly streetscapes.

Almere with MVRDV wins Floriade 2022

September 24, 2012,AEDT

Today, the Nederlandse Tuinbouwraad (NTR) announced the city of Almere, the winner of the 2022 Floriade, the world horticultural expo which takes place once every ten years in the Netherlands and is currently ending in Venlo. The MVRDV plan for Almere is not a temporary expo site but a lasting | Read More

Neptune Park | Saratoga Springs USA | J-U-B Engineers

September 15, 2012,AEDT

When the City of Saratoga Springs, Utah, planned to build a new park, they knew they wanted it to be more than just a collection of fields and swing sets—they wanted to create a “destination.” The newly-opened Neptune Park is just that. The park is a community gathering place and | Read More

Smother’s Park | Owensboro USA | EDSA

September 11, 2012,AEDT

Looking out on the redeveloped Owensboro Riverfront – residents, visitors and business owners now experience pedestrian busy blocks and a hub of new entertainment opportunities on what just 11 years ago was a blighted downtown district. This pocket city, where 96,656 people live, has invested in an array of development | Read More

Tree decision making tools launched

September 1, 2012,AEDT

Urban Forests and trees are an important of the urban realm and the public, managers and designers require documents to assist in making the informed decisions. Thankfully, three tools were recently launched at the Urban Forests and Sustainable Futures that assist everyone in their pursuit of creating great urban spaces. The Trees and Design | Read More

Town of Kansas Enhancements | Kansas City USA | KEM STUDIO

June 26, 2012,AEDT

The existing Town of Kansas pedestrian bridge in Kansas City, Missouri received some enhancements to the positive experience it currently enjoys. Kansas City as we know it today originated as the “Town of Kansas” when Lewis and Clark first stopped here while traversing the Missouri River and is the beginning | Read More

UNEP and EU Sign Partnership for Sustainable Cities and Regions

June 25, 2012,AEDT

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Union’s Committee of the Regions (CoR) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding, signalling a new phase of cooperation between the two institutions. The agreement sets out a framework for strong cooperation with the shared goal of achieving a sustainable future. Both | Read More

West Point Foundry Preserve breaks ground

June 21, 2012,AEDT

Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects has broken ground on a $3.6M project to preserve and interpret the historic ruins of the West Point Foundry Preserve in the Village of Cold Spring, New York, transforming the venerable site into a park that respects and reveals its industrial and ecological history. Scenic Hudson, | Read More

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