Singapore URA launches RFP for Rail Corridor

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The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) recently launced a Request for Proposals for the Rail Corridor in Singapore. The URA is inviting architects and landscape architects to assemble a multi-disciplinary Design Team and provide consultancy services to develop a Concept Master Plan and Concept Proposals for the Rail Corridor Project in Singapore.

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Mapo Tanks Industrial Park Regeneration in Seoul

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Carrying the historic legacy of the Korean industrial era, the oil depot site has been forgotten and abandoned for many years. Disconnected from its surrounding communities, the site has been overlooked by the irresistible flow of Seoul’s development and opportunities. Our competition proposal is about re-discovering the area through creation of a narrative that weaves the old and new into an experiential landscape, creating a cultural park celebrating South Korea’s industrial heritage.

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RESOURCE | Water Sensitive Urban Design


World Water Day (Sunday 21 March) is a great time to remember the role that landscape architects play in managing water in the landscape. Over the last decade Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) has increased in importance as the world understands the importance of water in cities and the effects of climate change. The video above published by the Landscape Institute is a great example of the material available on the net in assisting landscape architects understand WSUD, but also use the video as a tool to educate the public on the importance of water in cities.

I have collated a list of great resources that you can use to learn, understand and promote Water Sustainable Urban Design in your projects, classrooms and cities.
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EADG develops strategy for Xiang River Delta Islands in China

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Changsha is the capital city of Hunan Province. The Xiang River is the largest river in Hunan and one of the largest tributaries of the Yangtze River. It bisects the city into the older eastern area and the newly developing western area. Within the river corridor are several large islands formed over time from sand shoal deposits.

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EVENT | Changescape Lecture | Prof. Zhu Yu-Fan

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On the 22nd January 2015, Prof. Zhu Yu-Fan from Tsinghua University will be talking about creativity and longevity in the Chinese landscaping industry at the Hong Kong University, Shanghai Study Centre in Shanghai. The event is in Mandarin and will have simitaneous translation, there is a limited number of 150 seats and an email RSVP is required to rsvp@changescape.org. Changescape is an informal, non profit and grass roots meeting of landscape architects, architects, developers and other trades related to the landscape, planning & architectural industry. Hope to see you there.

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