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

Phulay Bay A-Ritz Carlton Reserve | Krabi, Thailand | P landscape

September 25, 2017,AEDT

The landscape at Phulay Bay transforms the guest into a surreal and magical world through the poetic medium of nature, nostalgia, culture and art. The aim of the project was to emphasize and enhance the existing environment through sustainable measures of water conservation and planting design while also integrating local | Read More

Eleftherias Square | Thessaloniki, Greece | TCP – architects

September 18, 2017,AEDT

In 2013 the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece organized an architectural competition for the regeneration Eleftherias Square, currently being used as a parking space, with an unprecedented number of more than 130 competition entries. After winning the first award, TCP-architects were appointed by the municipality of Thessaloniki to undertake | Read More

Archipelago of the Quinta da Boa Vista | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

September 18, 2017,AEDT

Rio de Janeiro is known as the epitome of diversity. It is a true melting pot of cultures throughout its history; however, the urban landscape does not reflect this. The chaos of the city hitting the peacefulness of the ocean, the vegetation of the hillsides surround the extreme density of | Read More

Owensboro Health System Campus | Owensboro, Kentucky
 | HGA

September 5, 2017,AEDT

Taking cues from the surrounding Ohio River ecology in the Owensboro Health System Campus (OHSC) integrates a complex array of water management, ecological reclamation, and human health strategies. To protect against seasonal floods on a flat greenfield site, the designed topography undulates throughout the campus to create stormwater retention ponds | Read More

Renwick Street Park Upgrade | Sydney Australia | Corkery Consulting

August 30, 2017,AEDT

Small parks and playgrounds throughout the residential areas of Sydney provide essential green open space and a diverse range of play opportunities. The City of Sydney (CoS) is completing an extensive program of upgrading the quality and amenity of many of its small parks. Renwick Street Park was identified for | Read More

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