Competition | Warsaw Sports Park

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Ctrl+Space has announced the Warsaw Sports Park competition which is open to all students and professionals of areas related to Architecture, individually or in group up to 4 members.

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Evaluation is key to stopping land degradation

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Sand Dunes Near Lhasa Airport | flickr user David and Jessie

On World Day to Combat Desertification (June 17), the International Resource Panel (part of UNEP) has called for the world to improve the way we evaluate land. Evaluation is key to reversing land degradation with the loss of over 24 billion tonnes of fertile soil and 15 billion trees disappearing every year. As the world’s populations increasingly urbanises, so does the demand for food and fibres which will cause 320-849 million hectares of land to be converted to cropland by 2050. This will lead to an increase in emissions from agriculture from 24 to 30 per cent.

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Mia Lehrer + Associates leading team to design FAB Park in LA

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The City of Los Angeles selects the team lead by Mia Lehrer + Associates (MLA) to design a new public park at First and Broadway for the City’s Department of Recreation and Parks, and soon to be one of the most important civic spaces in the city’s vibrant downtown core. Led by Los Angeles based landscape architects MLA, the design team includes OMA as design architect, and innovation firm IDEO. The overall project management will be performed by the City’s Bureau of Engineering.

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Masterplan set to revitalise Byron Bay

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Byron Bay – an iconic destination in the State of New South Wales in Australia attracts 1.5 million tourists a year and is home to 9,420 shire residents. With such a profound celebration of place comes a strong passion to protect, leading to ad hoc decision making and a conflation of issues. The need for a holistic plan was clear, the challenge however was to capture the community’s passion while creating a benchmark deliverable masterplan.
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Team DELVA – Powerhouse Company wins Queen Juliana Square in The Hague

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The evaluation committee has appointed Team DELVA / Powerhouse as the winning design proposal for a new building and public space on Queen Juliana Square (KJ Plein) in The Hague. The proposal will serve as city’s gateway, standing in connection with the central train station. It’s symbolic value as the entrance to The Hague drives our ambition for a square that welcomes new visitors, provides an enticing social space for locals and in facilitating the rush of daily commuters.
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The City of Toronto and The 519 announce team for Moss Park in Toronto

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The City of Toronto and The 519 are pleased to announce the design team that joins the More Moss Park public consultation process. The team lead by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects (MJMA), will work with local residents and communities to develop a shared vision for recreational facilities and green space in Moss Park as part of the current feasibility study. The team includes MJMA, West 8, LGA Architectural Partners, and Public Studio.

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Shenzhen Bay Tech-Eco Park utilises ecological sustainability to design four districts

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CRJA-IBI Group in collaboration with BLY Landscape Architects were selected to design the exterior landscaped area, roadways, elevated decks, gardens and roof gardens for four districts within the new Shenzhen Bay Technology and Ecology Park. Shenzhen is a major city in the south of Southern China’s Guangdong Province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong. The area is China’s first—and one of the most successful—Special Economic Zones. The project’s location within the urban fabric of Shenzhen offered the landscape architects distinct opportunities to create an energizing addition to the neighborhood.

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