Urban Food Jungle | AECOM

October 2, 2013,AEDT

Our rapidly urbanizing world is faced with a very real challenge — supporting a larger population with fewer resources. The UN reports that by 2050, the global population will swell to 9.1 billion — with 6.3 billion people predicted to live in urban areas.  This unprecedented urban growth requires a | Read More

IGA Berlin 2017 design winners announced

September 30, 2013,AEDT

The landscape architectural design competition for the IGA Berlin 2017 has been won by geskes.hack Landschaftsarchitekten and VIC Brücken und Ingenieurbau designing one of the largest open space projects in Berlin.  The landscape design is for a unique new park landscape is to be built over an area of  more than 100 hectares. Beginning | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | The Compost Hub | Nicole Schneider

September 28, 2013,AEDT

Systems theory has been an important method of thought in order to design landscapes in a sustainable manner. In our world today, humans are the leading influence on all systems; therefore, human impact is an integral part in how a sustainable system is conceived. Systems design is larger than the | Read More

2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge

September 23, 2013,AEDT

The USEPA’s Office of Water is pleased to announce the 2nd annual Campus RainWorks Challenge for college and university students. Once again, EPA is inviting student teams to design an innovative green infrastructure project for their campus showing how managing stormwater at its source can benefit the campus community and | Read More

Burnley Living Roofs | Melbourne Australia | HASSELL

September 23, 2013,AEDT

Green infrastructure, including the installation of plants on under-utilised urban surfaces, can provide significant environmental benefits for our cities. These green interventions have the capacity to cool the urban environment, reduce energy consumption, mitigate flooding and increase habitats for biodiversity. They provide an opportunity to evolve the way we develop | Read More

Padaro | Carpinteria California | Arcadia Studio

September 13, 2013,AEDT

The owners desired a modern aesthetic to symbolize a break from their past and to signify a new beginning in their lives. The resulting modern beach house and gardens integrated these needs employing the California tradition of contemporary indoor – outdoor living. The project is located on an exclusive section | Read More

Dynamic vertical networks | Hong Kong China | JAPA architects

September 9, 2013,AEDT

  “Since Hong Kong has a predominant verticality and a lack of buildable space, it could be interesting to reinterpret this verticality and propose this new type of vertical farming on the city’s outskirts”  Javier F. Ponce, Dyv-net Architect

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