YMCA Sand Beach Park | Austin USA | dwg. urban landscape architecture

November 15, 2013,AEDT

Austin has seen dramatic growth and change within its central core. Urban developing stresses continue to press against the network of preserved parkland and water systems. Compounding this, city parks are experiencing over-popularity on decreased operating and maintenance budgets, creating crisis situations for parkland. Sand Beach Park addresses these issues | Read More

DS+R wins Zaryadye Park Design Competition

November 13, 2013,AEDT

Competition organisers “Rossiya”, State-owned unitary enterprise “NIiPI for the General Plan of the City of Moscow” and Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design have announced that the consortium led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro has won the Zaryadye Park Design Competition in Moscow with Russian-led TPO “Reserve” placing second and last but not least is | Read More

Lonsdale Street wins Walter Burley Griffin Award

November 11, 2013,AEDT

The revitalisation of Dandenong’s Lonsdale Street – a collaboration between landscape architecture/urban design studio TCL and BKK Architects – recently received a major national award for its outstanding urban design. The public infrastructure project took out the highest accolade for urban design – the Walter Burley Griffin Award – at | Read More

MIT selects urban design team for East Campus and Kendall Square

November 2, 2013,AEDT

MIT  has selected a multidisciplinary urban design team to help advance plans for the redevelopment of Institute-owned property in East Campus and Kendall Square. The team will build upon the work of Elkus Manfredi Architects, which led to the adoption of new zoning regulations in the district, as well as the work | Read More

ReThink Athens | OKRA

October 23, 2013,AEDT

Earlier this year it is announced at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens that the OKRA team of OKRA in collaboration with Mixst urbanism and Wageningen University, had won the prestigious competition ReThink Athens, towards a new city centre. The team is supported by the Greek Architects of Studio 75 | Read More

Mill River Park and Greenway | Stamford Connecticut | OLIN

September 12, 2013,AEDT

J.B. Jackson, in his book Discovering the Vernacular Landscape, wrote “No group sets out to create a landscape of course.  What it sets out to do is to create a community, and the landscape as its visible manifestation is simply the by-product of people working and living, sometimes coming together, sometimes | Read More

Bellamy Park | Vlissingen Netherlands | OKRA

July 29, 2013,AEDT

The location of Bellamy Park in Vlissingen is unique, certainly in the Netherlands and because of its relation to the Western Scheldt and the sea. The Bellamy Park, the de Ruyterplein and the Beursplein in Vlissingen form an ensemble of spaces in the context of a changing maritime town. The | Read More

Landscape Institute to launch WSUD film at Generation H20 Conference

July 25, 2013,AEDT

On Friday 26 July, the Landscape Institute will launch their Water Sensitive Urban Design film at Generation H20 student conference at the Garden Museum in London. The film, commissioned by the Landscape Institute and based on work by CIRIA, Arup and AECOM, explains the concept of Water Sensitive Urban Design | Read More

Landscape Testaccio | Rome Italy | Melania Bugiani

July 17, 2013,AEDT

In the old abattoir of Rome- today the Museum of Contemporary Art- two public gardens dealing with botanical spontaneity. On the occasion of Enel contemporanea 2012, an international art event that takes place in Rome annually, 75m of evergreens, perennial herbs and impromptu flowers alternate in volume and density and | Read More

Dendritic Zoning | New Jersey Turnpike USA | ATLAS lab

July 12, 2013,AEDT

New Jersey’s rapid urban development has shifted land use patterns from forestlands and agriculture to suburbs, diminishing the State’s vast river network and compromising the quality of its primary residential water source. This project demonstrates the redistribution of land use patterns with respect to hydrological systems, and utilizes the New | Read More

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