In October 2015, Novofibre joined over 1,000 designers and artists for one of the most exciting design events in China. Every year the China Institute of Interior Design (CIID) hosts an “Open Exhibit” showcasing the world’s best creative talent and cutting edge design products. Novofibre worked with renowned artist and designer Lin Xueming to create an incredibly innovative, thought provoking and visually stunning exhibition.
Continue reading Novofibre’s “Yu” Installation Fuses Designer Aesthetic with Call for Environmental Awareness
James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher and Partners
Recently the four finalists for the Pershing Square Renew design competition presented their proposals for re-invisioning Pershing Square. Pershing Square, the public park that covers an entire city block adjacent to LA’s Historic Core, Jewelry District, Bunker Hill and Civic Center, as well as a major transit station, has seen multiple incarnations, the most recent an overhaul dating back to the early 1990s. In September 2015, Councilmember Huizar spurred the creation of Pershing Square Renew, a public-private partnership to overhaul and re-envision the five-acre park that emerged from the Council member’s broad vision for a revitalized Downtown LA.
Continue reading Pershing Square Renew Design Competition Finalists` proposals revealed
The City of Kansas City is sponsoring a design competition to bring in new ideas, energy, and visions to the development of Twin Creeks, a 15,000 acre predominantly rural area in the Northland of Kansas City that is projected to house up to 75,000 people over the next 20+ years.
Professional designs will be selected through a competitive process. Three winning concepts will be selected and awarded prizes totaling $24,000. Student teams are also encouraged to apply and will be considered for the overall awards and for a student-only Honorary Mention.
Continue reading Twin Creeks Linear Park Design Competition
Nature’s Playground is a fantastic new exhibit at the Adelaide Zoo that connects children, parents and carers to nature through play. Nature’s Playground reflects the values, aspirations and philosophies of Adelaide Zoo regarding social inclusion, education and the need to foster an understanding of the natural world in everyone.
Continue reading Adelaide Zoo – Nature’s Playground | Adelaide, Australia | WAX Design with Phillips Pilkington Architects
Rewilding the Gardiner Expressway, a multimedia exhibition of video, images and sound, illustrates an imaginary walk underneath the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto from Dan Leckie Way to Cherry Street. In this imaginary, the viewer travels following the Gardiner, and simultaneously takes a walk along Leslie Street Spit through its wilderness. The spaces under the Gardiner are left to rewild through the action of the water, bringing a lake experience closer to the city, and a wild aesthetic to the urban realm.
Continue reading Rewilding the Gardiner Expressway to be exhibited throughout May
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) recently to announced that Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, O.C., MBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, has been selected by the jury as the inaugural recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture.
Continue reading Cornelia Hahn Oberlander honored with the Inaugural Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture
Projects published in WLA25
World Landscape Architecture is proud to publish the latest edition of WLA Magazine edition 25. We have selected 14 projects from around the world including designs by James Corner Field Operations, TOPOTEK1, ATLAS LAB, ARM + TCL, Kinnear Landscape Architects, Rios Clementi Hale Studios and many more including the Award winning Lansdowne Park from PFS Studio.
WLA 25 magazine includes built and conceptual projects that give us an insight into recent past designs and a look into the future. WLA Magazine publishes designs from across the world – projects published by landscape architects giving unique insights into the concept design, ideas, and details.
You can purchase WLA 25 for $3.99USD or subscribe for $20 per year