Regent Street New Student Housing | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

January 30, 2013,AEDT

1-9 Regent Street is a recently completed new student housing development in the highly urbanised Sydney suburb of Chippendale. ASPECT Studios‘ brief included the design, development application and documentation of the courtyard, which is intended as a place for students to relax, gather and study.

‘Waterproofing New York’ at CCNY

January 25, 2013,AEDT

CCNY’s event on Febraury 9 will examine storm protection opportunities that incorporate multiple infrastructure systems. “After experiencing two destructive tropical storms in as many years, New York City finds itself forced to adapt to the reality of catastrophic weather events resulting from climate change. However, it cannot rely on simple | Read More

NEO Bankside | London UK | Gillespies

January 23, 2013,AEDT

Paralleling the opening of London’s luxury NEO Bankside development next to the Tate Modern is the unveiling of a new city-centre green landscape. At NEO Bankside, Gillespies has created a series of richly-detailed garden spaces around the footprint of the apartment pavilions, designed by architects RSHP. The final landscape features | Read More

Into the Wild | Leiden The Netherlands | dmau and Openfabric

January 4, 2013,AEDT

Into the Wild is a playground design by dmau and Openfabric which recently won the Dutch sustainable playground design competition organised by the Richard Krajicek Foundation and Architectuur Lokaal. The design is located in a modernist post-war neighbourhood in Leiden. The competition asked for ideas of how to incorporate sustainable | Read More

Fort Mason Design Competition Finalists Revealed

December 10, 2012,AEDT

Fort Mason Center in San Francisco has revealed the three finalists designs from Bruner/Cott, West 8 and AMP Arquitectos for the Fort Mason Design Competition. The finalists were selected from twenty invited firms, in selecting the three finalists the jury looked for a partner to articulate a sustainable future for Fort Mason Center | Read More

Tokachi Millennium Forest | Shimizu Japan | Dan Pearson Studio

December 7, 2012,AEDT

The 240 hectare Tokachi Millennium Forest is the brainchild of the entrepreneur Mitsushige Hayashi, who acquired the land with a view to offsetting the carbon footprint of his national newspaper business, Tokachi Mainichi. The masterplan, which I contributed to with the local Japanese landscape designer Fumiaki Takano, is marketed as | Read More

VIDEO | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: a Landscape Legacy

December 5, 2012,AEDT

As we enter December and start to look back at landscape architecture projects of 2012, there is one project that stands out – The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A park that involved numerous landscape architecture firms and allied professionals. The Landscape Institute recently published a short video – The Olympic | Read More

Grand Park | Los Angeles USA | Rios Clementi Hale Studios

December 5, 2012,AEDT

IMAGE CREDIT | Jim Simmons Grand Park’s landscape architecture and architecture by Rios Clementi Hale Studios creates a distinctive, interconnected, and inviting space. The design is inspired by the diversity of the people of the region, both explicitly and implicitly, in the variety of its lawns, terraces, plazas, and gardens. Although | Read More

The National Creative Cluster | Beijing China | Sasaki Associates

November 29, 2012,AEDT

Since the beginning of the 21st century, Beijing has made huge strides to solidify its position as one of the world’s great cities.  It is a city that is modernizing rapidly— skyscrapers are rising out of fallow fields, a new transportation system is extending the reach of the city, and | Read More

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