World Expo 2017 | Astana Kazakhstan | HOK

February 5, 2014,AEDT

In the early summer of 2013, HOK was invited to participate in a design competition for the 2017 Expo Design in Astana – the rapidly developing capital of Kazakhstan.   The theme for the expo; “Future Energy”, challenged entrants to demonstrate the use of innovative technologies capable of affecting people’s perception | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Land Fill | Louise Krstic

January 25, 2014,AEDT

LAND FILL uses the politics of waste as a theoretical lens to  explore the contentious proposal for a new landfill in the Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proposal instead  proposes a new typology of waste management that phases out waste production while creating a multifunctional and adaptive landscape.

STUDENT PROJECT | 50,000 trees | Sarah Moos

January 11, 2014,AEDT

A 30-acre site of underutilized space located beneath a multi-level interchange in San Francisco, CA is envisioned as a highly productive sequestering urban forest that humanizes the street level making it accessible, safe, and enjoyable for the public. The design had three primary goals. 1) Combine time, process, and ecology to offset | Read More

Biomimicry Discovery Park | Newtown Landscape Architects

December 16, 2013,AEDT

Biomimicry offers enormous potential to transform our landscapes, buildings, products and systems. For every problem that we currently face – whether it is generating energy, finding clean water, designing out waste, manufacturing benign materials, or designing a Biomimicry Discovery Park there will be precedents within nature that we can study.[1] | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Edible Landscapes | Milkana Mladenova

December 7, 2013,AEDT

The study explores the application of edible plants in modern cities, in order to help understand today’s trends shaping the urban environment. Edible Landscaping is referred to as the practice of incorporating food – producing plants in the landscape. Fruit and nut trees, vegetables, herbs, edible flowers and shrubs with | Read More

YMCA Sand Beach Park | Austin USA | dwg. urban landscape architecture

November 15, 2013,AEDT

Austin has seen dramatic growth and change within its central core. Urban developing stresses continue to press against the network of preserved parkland and water systems. Compounding this, city parks are experiencing over-popularity on decreased operating and maintenance budgets, creating crisis situations for parkland. Sand Beach Park addresses these issues | Read More

Winner selected for Visionary (re)Generation design competition

November 6, 2013,AEDT

In December of 2012, 45 teams from 17 countries set forth to re-imagine our landscape, and today(Nov. 4) the University of Manitoba announces that a team of Canadian firms has won its Visionary (re)Generation Open International Design Competition. What has been selected are not the final plans for the site’s development. Rather, this winning concept | Read More

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