Landfill Garden | Providence USA | L+A Landscape Architecture

August 21, 2012,AEDT

A working, educational landscape that re-uses demolition debris in the construction of a “landfill garden” utilizing concrete planks sawn from an existing ash storage tank and crushed asphalt from an existing parking area, both of which were removed to make way for the new project . The use of these materials | Read More

2012 London Olympics Legacy | South Park | James Corner Field Operations

August 15, 2012,AEDT

A design competition was held in late 2011 to create designs for the South Plaza to provide the stage for an exciting range of cultural, sporting and community events and activities, all taking place beneath the imposing form of the extraordinary ArcelorMittal Orbit after the 2012 Games. New York-based James Corner Field Operations were chosen as | Read More

VIDEO: How to create edible landscapes in your community

August 10, 2012,AEDT

Pam Warhurst is the Chair of the Board of the Forestry Commission gives a passionate TED presentation about edible landscapes in which she highlights how simple it is to get communities mobilised growing their own food in public and privates spaces.

Town of Kansas Enhancements | Kansas City USA | KEM STUDIO

June 26, 2012,AEDT

The existing Town of Kansas pedestrian bridge in Kansas City, Missouri received some enhancements to the positive experience it currently enjoys. Kansas City as we know it today originated as the “Town of Kansas” when Lewis and Clark first stopped here while traversing the Missouri River and is the beginning | Read More

UNEP and EU Sign Partnership for Sustainable Cities and Regions

June 25, 2012,AEDT

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Union’s Committee of the Regions (CoR) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding, signalling a new phase of cooperation between the two institutions. The agreement sets out a framework for strong cooperation with the shared goal of achieving a sustainable future. Both | Read More

Student Project | Shifting Grounds | Christina Ting

June 14, 2012,AEDT

“shifting grounds – rethinking the residential public spaces in singapore”. The project focused on enhancing social interaction within the community through landscape interventions in and around void decks in Singapore’s urban residential estates. Singapore is densely populated, thus majority of its residents live in public residential estates where the landscape is typified by | Read More

Rethink Athens Design Competition

June 13, 2012,AEDT

The ALEXANDER S.ONASSIS PUBLIC BENEFIT FOUNDATION has launched Rethink Athens, a European architectural competition for the re-constitution of Athens city centre along the axis of Panepistimiou str., and invites all interested candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria to register. Purpose of the Competition is the selection of the Architect (Person or legal | Read More

FPT City | Danang Vietnam | SOM

May 22, 2012,AEDT

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) was awarded the Master Plan commission for FPT City in Danang, Vietnam.  SOM’s preliminary plan for a sustainable new high-tech community at the edge of the city has been applauded by local authorities, including the Head of Planning and the Peoples Committee of the City | Read More

EPA launches Stormwater Management design competition for students

May 17, 2012,AEDT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new design competition called the Campus RainWorks Challenge to encourage student teams on college and university campuses across the country to develop innovative approaches to stormwater management.

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