Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEDT

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson says environmentally friendly ‘soft infrastructure’ mitigates flood damage without sending harm elsewhere. The flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy prompted calls from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to consider building storm surge barriers to protect Lower Manhattan from future catastrophes. But, such a strategy | Read More

e(CO)stratègia | Barcelona Spain | Taller Sau

November 7, 2012,AEDT

The competition was about rethinking the border between the natural park of Collserola and the City of Barcelona. It has been divided this edge in 16 parts and call it doors. There has been proposals for each door, related to the particular context and situation of this part of the | Read More

2012 Biomimicry Student Design Challenge | Water wise

October 18, 2012,AEDT

The Biomimicry 3.8 Institute is holding its 4th Annual Biomimicry Student Design Challenge. The challenge theme for this year is Water Wise: Biomimetic Solutions to Water Access and Management. During this year’s Challenge they ask you to examine how nature manages this precious resource and apply what you learn to a | Read More

Gardens by the Bay and Kallang River Bishan Park win World Architecture Festival Awards

October 6, 2012,AEDT

This week the World Architecture Festival has been under way and yesterday the festival awards were announced with Kallang River Bishan Park, Singapore winning the landscape prize and Gardens by the Bay, Singapore winning World Building of the Year. Kallang River Bishan Park by Atelier Dreiseitl won the landscape prize as the judges deemed “This remarkable project fundamentally transforming | Read More

Energy Land(ing)-scape | Calderara di Reno Italy

October 1, 2012,AEDT

The project seeks to find a effective collaboration between two principal necessities: find a new brand for the productive area which is now experiencing a deep crisis and contrast the strong ecological impact that the area has on surrounding territories. The solution is transform the area into a ZEA: Zero | Read More

Imagining the Lowline exhibit opens

September 18, 2012,AEDT

Last Saturday the “Imagining the Lowline” exhibit opened to the public as part of the “Experiments in Motion” initiative commissioned by Audi of America and in partnership with the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), nine student visions will be presented along with a 45-foot-long suspended | Read More

First climate adapted neighborhood | Copenhagen Denmark | TREDJE NATUR

August 28, 2012,AEDT

Recently the plans for Copenhagen’s first climate adapted neighbourhood were presented to the public. The project’s visions to transform Saint Kjeld’s Quarter into Copenhagen’s greenest neighborhood are presented at a grand opening by Danish Environmental Minister, Ida Auken,

Fresh Kills Sneak Peak 2012

August 25, 2012,AEDT

On Sunday, 23 September the NYC Parks & Recreation will open the 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill for the third year to give a free sneak peek to the transformation into NYC’s biggest and most fascinating new park, on Staten Island’s west shore. Put the event in your diary/smartphone for your sunday in the | Read More

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