Appletons were appointed as part of a design team to prepare a package of work to construct an orangery, additional accommodation, office and garage within the curtilage of an historic farm house building on the edge of the West Lancashire Pennine Moors near Belmont and within a Conservation Area.
Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer today announced that NYCEDC has selected the Lowline, to bring the world’s first underground park to the Lower East Side. This conditional designation serves as the first major step in making this project a reality, resulting | Read More
Located in a magical place in the Arctic North of Sweden, where the sun never sets at the height of summer and never rises in the depths of winter, is a city that must move. In the urban settlement of Kiruna, White Arkitekter is working with the 18,200 people to | Read More
Last week a new water square was opened in the Dutch city of Tiel (NL), designed by Dutch based office for urban design and landscape architecture De Urbanisten. While representatives of City of Tiel, the waterboard Rivierenland and the Province of Gelderland officially opened the square, children took over the | Read More
This week the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) launched a Request for Proposal (RFP), inviting multi-disciplinary teams to develop master plan proposals for Singapore’s Jurong Lake District. URA is looking for multi-disciplinary teams to develop proposals for a Jurong Lake District Master Plan. A key focus of this master planning exercise | Read More
Van Alen Institute and West Palm Beach recently launched Shore to Core, comprising both a design competition and a research competition to reimagine the West Palm Beach downtown and to better understand individuals’ relationships to the built environment. Van Alen Institute started accepting proposals on July 12. The deadline for registration | Read More
Twenty-six gardens will be on view this summer at the 17th edition of the International Garden Festival. Five new creations by designers from Canada, the United States, France and Switzerland will join the temporary installations on view and a sixth will be exhibited at special events throughout the summer.
The “RUINS·REBIRTH” Dongjingyu Village Regeneration International Landscape Design Competition co-organized by China Building Centre (CBC), Yuyang Township Government and Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute. As a point of departure for Dongjingyu Village’s regeneration masterplan, this competition seeks to respond to the rural revival movement across China and explore the | Read More
LEVS architecten and VLUGP have won an international competition for the design of a new residential area nearby the Russian city of Kazan. The winning master plan and architectural concept take a ‘Dutch approach’ to create a living environment for approximately 17,000 residents. Intimate dimensions, green spaces, informal bike paths | Read More
Building on the community vision and strength held the keys to the successful revitalization of Regent Park, a historically marginalized neighbourhood. As part of this revitalization, a new building at 40 Oak Street opened in 2012 to host the Christian Resource Centre’s 87 affordable housing units and community hub. 40 | Read More