SOHO BUND | Shanghai China | Integrated Planning and Design (IPD)

November 7, 2017,AEDT

SOHO BUND is located in a central location between the historic and new bund. The Architecture has a very strong linear form with an East-West alignment creating tight internal courtyards and triangular exterior landscape spaces providing a challenging circulation system. The Mall and office circulation are delineated circulation paths became | Read More

Alameda Point Site A | Alameda, CA, USA | April Philips Design Works

November 1, 2017,AEDT

Alameda Point Site A is the first development at the long-languishing former Naval Air Station in Alameda, CA. The mixed-use master plan will a create a new walkable community that is transit-friendly with new jobs, 800 housing units (including 25% affordable), artisan retail, office space, 4 major parks on 15 | Read More

Hemlock Hospice | Harvard Forest, MA, USA

October 30, 2017,AEDT

Hemlock Hospice is a year-long, art-based interpretive trail by David Buckley Borden, Aaron M. Ellison, and their team of interdisciplinary collaborators. This immersive site-specific science-communication project tells the story of the ongoing demise of the eastern hemlock tree at the hands (and mouth) of a tiny aphid-like insect, the hemlock | 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

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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