Brooks Residence | Los Angeles USA | Isabelle Duvivier

June 15, 2013,AEDT

Isabelle Duvivier (architect/environmentalist), of Duvivier Architects, purchased a dilapidated 100-year-old home in a long established, low-income neighborhood on Brooks Ave. in Venice, California in July 2009. She wanted to blend into the neighborhood by keeping the feel of the craftsman house, but she had a larger goal – to reduce the impact and | Read More

Wenying Lake | Datong China | AECOM

April 17, 2013,AEDT

The Wenying Lake reservoir, also known as the “Mother Lake”, is the most important water supply for the ancient city of Datong. With a massive increase in urban development since the 1980’s, the once plentiful lake waters have been depleted, draining the site not only of water, but natural ecosystems | Read More

Hathi Gaon | Amber India | Integrated Design (INDE)

April 4, 2013,AEDT

The primary concern of the masterplan was to recreate an ecosystem which addresses the physical and psychological comfort of the elephants and Mumbai-based architects Rahul Mehrotra and Associates were invited to lead the initiative. The settlement was to be a habitat for a hundred elephants, which included ones on active | Read More

An Unexpected Hanging-Garden | Singapore | AgFacadesign & Tierra Design

March 29, 2013,AEDT

A recently completed building with 4 additional floors; the requirement was to replace an unsightly mesh-façade and improve on a bland and uninviting disused space behind it. Located within the prime Singapore Central Business District (CBD), the 1984 building is 10 storeys tall and was originally designed to be environmentally | Read More

New Century Herb and Vegetable Garden | Brooklyn USA | AHBL

March 18, 2013,AEDT

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden pioneered the demonstration garden with the Fragrance Garden for the blind in 1955, and due to the addition of a new visitor center, the opportunity to redesign the herb garden for the 21st century was realized. Through a competitive process, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden selected AHBL | Read More

Eat Your View | Veenkoloniën Netherlands | Felixx

March 13, 2013,AEDT

How can rural dynamics be employed to adequately cope with the global challenges that we are currently facing and how can these challenges once again turn rural areas into a system that works? The Veenkoloniën (Groningen peat district) is a rural area in the North of the Netherlands that is facing | Read More

Midtown Manhattan Skygarden | New York USA | HM White

March 7, 2013,AEDT

Redefining the 17th floor of the historic Western Publishing Building in midtown Manhattan, HM White has created a contemporary green roof garden terrace as an extension of Shorenstein Properties’ new corporate offices. The 6,500 square-foot living roof establishes a biophilic transformation of the office environment and daily employee experience. A | Read More

Northside Park | Aiken USA | Pearson Russell Design Associates

February 15, 2013,AEDT

Northside Park is located in Aiken, South Carolina approximately 2 miles from the city’s downtown core. The proposed sixty-four acre park is a decommissioned city dump that served the town for nearly fifty years until its closure in the 1980s.

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