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

Vestre Fjord Park | Aalborg, Denmark | ADEPT

October 12, 2017,AEDT

The recently completed Vestre Fjord Park by ADEPT is a recreational learning and experience landscape that generously contributes to the full experience of its unique site by the Danish fjord, the Limfjord. It is the nuanced balance between the natural landscape, the activities and functions and the park’s many daily | Read More

Flood-resilient Beach House | Sea Bright, NJ, USA | Dirtworks

October 11, 2017,AEDT

At the project’s outset, the site was a level and barren landscape, physically and ecologically non-functioning. Many beaches along the New Jersey shore are noticeably shrinking, caused by the onslaught of waves and hurricane swells year after year. Dirtworks, PC sought to simultaneously address the vulnerabilities of the site while | 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

Designing for the competing demands placed on large urban spaces

September 27, 2017,AEDT

Two open spaces in different continents, some 13,000 km apart from one another. One is a relatively new park within the incredibly dense fabric of Hong Kong; the other is a historic national park in downtown Washington D.C. At first glance they appear to have very little in common. However, both have | Read More

Hortus-Urbanism: A Horticultural Approach to Informal Districts in China | MAPS

September 26, 2017,AEDT

Hortus-Urbanism proposes a strategy to provide contemporary Chinese “Urban Villages” (Cheng Zhong Cun, 城中村) and their inhabitants with a green spatial infrastructure intended to reconnect them physically, environmentally and socially to their surroundings. Urban Villages are the byproduct of China’s rapid urbanization phenomena and despite their problems related to their | Read More

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