2011 Projects Review | January-March

December 29, 2011,AEDT

We have published some great projects from around the world during from small scale projects to large scale urban design and its that time of year to review some of the great projects from 2011. We start with projects from January through to March. January WEST 8 | Grand Opening | Read More

Rabindra Sarobar | Kolkata India

December 19, 2011,AEDT

The design was a public service project to demonstrate a pilot landscape initiative on a small part of otherwise, a large lake named Rabindra Sarobar at Kolkata, India. The lake plaza was designed for an area spanning about 25,000 sq. mts. as a pilot project, which had to be further | Read More

NEXY | South Australia | Taylor Cullity Lethlean

December 8, 2011,AEDT

Taylor Cullity Lethlean were engaged in 2007 to assist DTEI in the preparation of a reference design for the urban and landscape design component of the Northern Expressway. Taylor Cullity Lethlean formed a team involving architects Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, lighting specialist Bluebottle, sculptor Robert Owen and illustration artist Robin Eley. | Read More

Edaphic Effects | Philadelphia USA | PEG

November 30, 2011,AEDT

A prevalent problem facing cities and regions is inadequate stormwater infrastructure. Sixteen billion gallons of raw sewage get dumped into Philadelphia’s rivers and streams each year after rain events. Because wet-weather flow is a dispersed problem, it has become increasingly clear that it requires a dispersed solution. Consequently, cities have | Read More

Dandenong Education Precinct | Dandenong Australia | Outlines Landscape Architecture

November 30, 2011,AEDT

Dandenong Education Precinct is ground-breaking project which involved the amalgamation of three existing secondary schools using an innovative new educational model. The school of 2100 students is organized into seven individual SWIS (Schools Within a School) buildings. The SWIS philosophy is centered on creating intimate, interpersonal learning environments within a | Read More

Suzhou Center | Suzhou China | SWA

November 28, 2011,AEDT

SWA Group recently won an invited design competition for Suzhou Center, a 26.5-hectare site located in Suzhou’s still-developing Central Business District, with office, hotel, residential buildings, retail corridors, transit, roof gardens, canals and waterfront parks adjacent to historic Jinji Lake. The landmark Suzhou Center design, which is planned to break | Read More

AECOM win Street 11 competition

November 23, 2011,AEDT

The winner of Street 11 Competition, to redesign the main street of Lilydale was announced today with the winning entry being awarded to Earth Central by AECOM. The Street 11 Competition was organised by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. The competition challenged entrants to redesign the main street of | Read More

Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre | Glasgow Scotland | OMA

November 8, 2011,AEDT

Located in a natural setting, like a pavilion in the woods, the building is both introverted and extroverted: each space has a relationship either to the internal courtyard or to the surrounding woodland and greenery, while certain moments provide views of Glasgow beyond. With a flat roof and floor levels | Read More

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