2014 Asian Games Stadium | Incheon South Korea | Populous

May 14, 2012,AEDT

Populous’ design for the main stadium of the 2014 Asian Games is the integration of architecture and landscape. After the games the stadium will be linked to the surrounding parklands in legacy mode as temporary lightweight eastern stand is removed.

SWA gives a ‘light touch’ to the 2018 Winter Olympics

May 9, 2012,AEDT

SWA is the international planner and landscape architect for the design-build team, led by Taeyoung, that created the facilities at the heart of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. “The master planning was driven by the desire to use a ‘light touch’ while creating exciting, highest-quality competition venues,” said Marco Esposito, a | Read More

Re-purposing Sydney’s monorail

May 1, 2012,AEDT

Recently, the NSW government announced that Sydney’s monorail infrastructure will be demolished only 24 years after it went into service. David Vago, Principal of habitation believes that this is a missed opportunity to retrofit the Monorail structure for a pedestrian focused open space similar to the High-Line in New York.

West 8 + IROJE Wins Yongsan Park Competition

April 25, 2012,AEDT

The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Korea recently announced that West 8 + IROJE has won International Competition for Master Plan of Yongsan Park, Korea.

Thu Thiem Master Plan | Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam | Sasaki Associates

April 3, 2012,AEDT

The planning for Thu Thiem has occurred over a nine-year span, through a collaborative and detailed design process led by Sasaki and the Investment and Construction Authority (ICA) of Thu Thiem. This included extensive data collection from governing agencies and dozens of seminars and workshops in HCMC with individuals and | Read More

Australian cities need to be more social: Report

March 29, 2012,AEDT

The ‘Social Cities’ report recently published by the Grattan Institute shows that whilst Australian cities have paid great attention to making cities more sustainable and productive they have neglected the ‘social’ aspect of cities and the need to create places for social interaction. Single households are on the rise in Australia creating more lonely | Read More

Kallang River Bishan Park | Singapore | Atelier Dreiseitl

March 28, 2012,AEDT

We reported on Singapore’s plan for Bishan Park back in late 2009 (‘Kallang River to reappear in Bishan Park‘) and the plan has now come to fruition with Singapore’s Prime Minister recently opening the park to the public. The design was undertaken by Atelier Dreiseitl Mr Herbert Dreiseitl, Founder and Partner from | Read More

Johnson Pilton Walker wins National Workers’ Memorial

March 19, 2012,AEDT

National Workers’ Memorial winning design is by Sydney based architecture firm, Johnson Pilton Walker.  A memorial is to be established in the Canberra, Australia to honour, and pay tribute to those working Australians who have lost their lives through work-related accidents, incidents or disease. The winning design was developed by Sydney | Read More

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