Dynamic vertical networks | Hong Kong China | JAPA architects

September 9, 2013,AEDT

  “Since Hong Kong has a predominant verticality and a lack of buildable space, it could be interesting to reinterpret this verticality and propose this new type of vertical farming on the city’s outskirts”  Javier F. Ponce, Dyv-net Architect

Singapore’s HDB launches new landscape guide

September 5, 2013,AEDT

Housing & Development Board (HDB), Singapore’s public housing authority has launched a new landscape guide “not only serves to integrate designs at the precinct or town level, it also provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the new standards and important landscape design principles for HDB estates.”  MOS Maliki Osman | Read More

Lotus Lake Park | Kunshan China | Integrated Planning and Design

August 29, 2013,AEDT

The City of Kunshan has a unique history and its people have been responsible for establishing many of the cultural traditions for this region; Kun Opera, canal villages, hairy crab, the Double-headed Lotus flower and a long history of aquaculture production are all notable.  As a gateway for the city’s | Read More

Fangshan Tangshan National Geopark Museum | Nanjing China | HASSELL

August 2, 2013,AEDT

Following an international landscape design competition, HASSELL has been engaged by Nanjing Tangshan Construction Investment and Development Company to deliver the public realm for the Fangshan Tangshan National Geopark Museum. Located 40 kilometres east of Nanjing, the Museum’s 15 hectares of public open space occupies a geologically significant area within | Read More

OCT Bay | Shenzhen China | SWA Group

July 16, 2013,AEDT

Located in Shenzhen, China, OCT Bay has a combined site area of approximately 1.25 square kilometers including a new urban center and nature preserve. The design of the master plan and landscape architecture is targeted towards creating public open space for the city that balances development and ecology.

Qianshan New City Masterplan | Zhuhai China | Christopher Counts Studio

July 10, 2013,AEDT

The 55-acre on-structure landscape design for Qianshan New City sits atop two levels of parking and employs an aggressive topographic response and rich park program to humanize the unrelenting architectural density of its sixty 30-story towers serving 15,000 people.This mixed-use development, currently under construction, is recognized as the largest single-phase project in | Read More

EDEN Villa | Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam | ONE landscape

July 3, 2013,AEDT

Inspired by the linearity of the vast paddy fields that marks Vietnam’s dramatic landscape, the design includes a series of vibrant community spaces that are interconnected through a safe and secure public realm based on “access for all” philosophy.

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