Naturbad Riehen | Riehen, Switzerland | Herzog & de Meuron

July 21, 2014,AEDT

Public swimmingpool as a wooden construction and pool in form and appearance of an almost natural pond. Water treatment and purification by biological filter terraces (“neptun filter”) without chemical additives. The Filter concept is modeled after the natural terrestrian water purification through layers of gravel, sand and soil and an additional basin containing waterplants.

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Six teams win Rebuild by Design Competition

June 3, 2014,AEDT

Rebuild by Design was a design competition to create innovative community- and policy-based solutions to protect U.S. cities that are most vulnerable to increasingly intense weather events and future uncertainties.  Back in April, 10 Finalists were unveiled and the teams developed their proposals in partnership with local stakeholder coalitions and feedback from participants. The U.S. | Read More

Bullitt Center | Seattle USA | Berger Partnership

May 28, 2014,AEDT

The visionary Bullitt Foundation commissioned the world’s first mid-rise commercial building to meet the Living Building Challenge. The Bullitt Center now serves as a model for building and exhibiting innovative and ecologically sensitive design and green infrastructure. As landscape architects, we served to integrate the landscape with the building’s wastewater | Read More

Shawm House | Coldtown UK | OOBE Ltd

May 23, 2014,AEDT

A unique landscape responding to an innovative new residential building set within rural Northumberland. The brief was to develop a sustainable dwelling that sat within, and responded to, its surroundings. Architects Mawson Kerr proposed a pioneering barn conversion that uses innovative construction techniques and sustainable technologies alongside local materials to | Read More

Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse Sustainable Landscape Retrofit | Albuquerque USA | Rios Clementi Hale Studios

May 20, 2014,AEDT

Rios Clementi Hale Studios’ environmentally friendly landscape design achieves GSA’s cost-saving sustainability goals in three interconnected ways: ecologically, economically, and culturally. In terms of ecology, the landscape design reintroduces native plants that require little supplemental irrigation, provides irrigation by collecting and re-using rainwater, filters stormwater runoff in on-site bioswales, decreases | Read More

The Immersery by HASSELL

March 4, 2014,AEDT

Last week we published the design concept for the The Immersery which has now opened to the public as the centrepiece of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. The Immersery is a cloud-like structure suspended above a floating bar and open-kitchen restaurant on the banks of Melbourne’s Yarra River designed by | Read More

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