Urban SOS® 2017: hOUR City finalists announced

November 13, 2017,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, today announced four finalists for Urban SOS® 2017: hOUR City, a global student ideas competition that challenged multidisciplinary teams to connect more people in regions around the world to the opportunities found in contemporary cities. | Read More

Multifunctional city space wins Danish Landscape Architecture Award 2017

November 10, 2017,AEDT

The urban plaza in front of the golden Library and Cultural house in Copenhagen’s Northwest Quarter wins Danish Landscape Architecture Award 2017. The project design team includes Schønherr, COBE and TRANSFORM, with Grontmij as engineer, Malmos A/S as Developer with the municipality of Copenhagen as client. The urban plaza in | Read More

Call For Submissions – GROUND UP Issue 07

November 8, 2017,AEDT

GROUND UP, the student-run landscape architecture journal of the University of California, Berkeley and is calling for submissions for ISSUE 07. Ours is a time of bleak reports: our shorelines flooded and receding, our lives globally connected yet increasingly divided, and our human rights worn thin. Consequence seems to precipitate | Read More

HP`s Boise Campus awarded Gold under SITES rating system

November 3, 2017,AEDT

HP Inc. announced its Boise Idaho Campus was awarded Gold under the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) rating system. Owned and administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES is the most comprehensive program for designing, developing and maintaining sustainable landscapes. HP’s Boise Sustainable Landscaping Project is the first to earn | Read More

Winner of Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition announced

November 2, 2017,AEDT

Recently, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled the winner of the fourth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition—Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion—a temporary installation in the heart of the Flatiron District. Flatiron Reflection will be the centerpiece of the Partnership’s sixth annual | Read More

2018 International Garden Festival | Call for Submissions

November 2, 2017,AEDT

The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, Canada is preparing its 19th edition and is issuing an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 22, | Read More

Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition

October 29, 2017,AEDT

The competition’s objective is to seek out an exceptional design team for the Adelaide Contemporary project, identifying the very best design talent both nationally and internationally. Arts South Australia is a progressive patron and encourages creative collaborations between emerging and established practices, between local and international practices, and across design | Read More

World Design Summit issues MONTREAL DESIGN DECLARATION

October 21, 2017,AEDT

At the World Design Summit in Montreal, the organisers issued a  joint declaration that will be put forth after the World Design Summit Meeting, to be held from October 23 to 25. This declaration and its 10-year action plan aim to define the role and value of all 6 design discipline | Read More

Dirk Sijmons wins Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award

October 17, 2017,AEDT

The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today at the opening ceremony of their World Congress in Montreal, Canada, that Dutch Landscape Architect Dirk SIJMONS has been selected as the winner of the 2017 premier award for Landscape Architecture, the | Read More

10 teams selected for Resilient by Design competition

October 4, 2017,AEDT

Resilient by Design recently announced the 10 design teams who will develop implementable projects that offer an imaginative and collaborative approach to resilience. Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge is a collaborative research and design project that brings together local residents, public officials and local, national and international experts | Read More

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