Brookhollow | Dallas, USA | Hocker Design Group

Brookholow_Adolfo_ACV_7843_150dpi

Located towards the back of a 2.5 acre suburban site, this house is tucked discreetly near the riparian zone of an existing creek. The house is sited for maximum views and minimum tree loss. The resulting synthesis is a project that feels as if it has been built for years. Three wings surround and open to a central courtyard overlooking a swimming pool and the creek beyond.  The landscape architecture program includes active zone areas for family use and restoration of native creek habitat for plants and wildlife. 

Brookholow_Adolfo_ACV_8010_150dpi

Continue reading Brookhollow | Dallas, USA | Hocker Design Group

Parramatta City Riverfront Urban Renewal Strategy approved

02-Parra-River----Urban-Renewal_McGregor-Coxall

The just completed Parramatta City River Strategy prepared by McGregor Coxall was recently endorsed by Parramatta Council.  The urban design strategy prepared over the past twelve months in consultation with the community outlines an urban renewal plan for AUD$194 million of riverfront public space and facilities together with over a billion dollars of mixed use development to reunite the city with the river.

01-Parra-River---River-Square_McGregor-Coxall

Continue reading Parramatta City Riverfront Urban Renewal Strategy approved

Trekroner Plaza | Roskilde, Denmark | Active City Transformation

 ACT---Trekroner-Plaza---Picture-2

The goal of the assignment for Active City Transformation was to develop an innovative outdoor space that included space for cultural exchange, physical activities – formal and informal – and a common space for social interaction across age, gender, ethnicity and class around the lake of Trekroner, 50km west of Copenhagen. The Trekroner Plaza now serves as a natural meeting place and by that creates a new quality of public life that engages the residents and the students of the University culturally, socially and actively.

ACT---Trekroner-Plaza---Picture-5

Continue reading Trekroner Plaza | Roskilde, Denmark | Active City Transformation

Carson Parklet connecting Las Vegans to nature in multiple ways

Las-Vegas_Parklet3

This project is a parklet for downtown Las Vegas. Downtown Las Vegas is undergoing a renaissance. Businesses and people are moving back into downtown. A substantial challenge for downtown is the lack of park space. This parklet, to remain in place for a year or two, offers people a chance to relax outside and connect to nature in multiple ways.

Las-Vegas_Parklet7

Continue reading Carson Parklet connecting Las Vegans to nature in multiple ways

ADEPT & Mandaworks win Kolkajen-Ropsten design competition

20150511_Grõn-boulevard_ADEPT_MW
ADEPT & Mandaworksare now officially announced winners of the large urban development of Kolkajen-Ropsten in Stockholm’s Royal Seaport, Sweden. The Jury appointed the proposal, ’Royal Neighbour’ as the winner of the parallel assignment on basis of it’s high architectural and urban qualities. Since summer 2014, the team has worked closely with the city of Stockholm to develop the masterplan. The ambitious phase 1 will commence building in 2017.
20150511_Overbliksperspektiv_ADEPT_MW

 

Continue reading ADEPT & Mandaworks win Kolkajen-Ropsten design competition

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ... 328

FEATURE PROJECTS

PROFILES

BOOK REVIEWS