USA urban forests losing ground

February 25, 2012,AEDT

National results indicate that tree cover in urban areas of the United States is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year, according to a U.S. Forest Service study published recently in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. Tree cover in 17 of the 20 cities analyzed in the study declined | Read More

Narrabeen Multi-Use Trail | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

February 13, 2012,AEDT

ASPECT Studios has completed a multi-use trail at Narrabeen Lagoon on Sydney’s northern beaches. The lagoon is one of Sydney’s natural assets and is a major drawcard and focal point of the area. Diverse experiences are on offer at different locations around the lagoon. The eastern side comes to life especially at the weekends as | Read More

Urban Prairie | Gatineau Canada | Claude Cormier + Associés with Aedifica

January 5, 2012,AEDT

The Canadian Museum of Civilization, designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal and inaugurated in 1989, is comprised of two pavilions, their architecture a startling embodiment of the country’s distinguishing geographical features. The public display wing replicates the dramatic effect of the glaciers; the contours of the curatorial wing symbolize the | Read More

2011 Projects Review | July – September

December 31, 2011,AEDT

July Rogers Marvel Architects wins President’s Park South Design Competition Sharpeville Memorial Garden, a procession through the garden | GREENinc Landscape Architecture Sowwah Island Central Park and Spanish Steps | Abu Dhabi UAE | MESA

NEXY | South Australia | Taylor Cullity Lethlean

December 8, 2011,AEDT

Taylor Cullity Lethlean were engaged in 2007 to assist DTEI in the preparation of a reference design for the urban and landscape design component of the Northern Expressway. Taylor Cullity Lethlean formed a team involving architects Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, lighting specialist Bluebottle, sculptor Robert Owen and illustration artist Robin Eley. | Read More

St.Petersburg Pier Design Competition Finalists unveil designs

December 5, 2011,AEDT

St. Petersburg has sponsored an international design competition for the redesign and replacement of its landmark Pier.  Finalists included  Bjarke Ingels Group, Michael Maltzan Architecture, and WEST 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture who submitted their designs on November 29 and are now displayed at the “Look, Think, Share” exhibit for public viewing | Read More

OLIN earns Cities that Learn Award for Patch/Work

July 6, 2011,AEDT

OLIN‘s submission to the Living City Design Competition, has recently earned them the Cities that Learn Award from the International Living Future Institute and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The award acknowledges that OLIN’s proposal remained true to the project site’s rich, historical roots, and explored how social equity | Read More

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