UNEP | Urgent investment needed in walking and cycling infrastructure

October 26, 2016,AEDT

Lack of investment in safe walking and cycling infrastructure is contributing to the deaths of millions of people and overlooking a great opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change, a new UN Environment report says today. In Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling [PDF], UN Environment calls on | Read More

City Extension of Yangon by UN-Habitat to be presented in Quito

October 11, 2016,AEDT

UN-Habitat is working on an exemplary city extension for Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar. The international team of planners consists of four Netherlands based firms: Urban Codes, Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners, Posad Spatial Strategies and MakeTank. The plans have a strong focus on resilient urban water systems and | Read More

Katong Regency | Singapore | ICN Design

October 3, 2016,AEDT

One KM is a mixed-use development, in the vibrant heart of eastern Singapore, Geylang. The lower levels fronting the streets feature a mixed retail shopping mall with a large welcoming atrium spaces, serviced by accessible basement parking for mall users and residents. The development is characterised by open airiness and | Read More

Studio MMK+ winning design for Nodeul Island, Seoul

September 29, 2016,AEDT

Background Abandoned and forgotten for 40 years, Nodeul Island is an artificial island situated on Seoul’s Han River. The island used to be an artificial sand, constructed to support the Hangang bridge; the man-made beach was one of the locals’ favourite vacation destinations during the 1960s. Throughout the decades that | Read More

Shortlist announced for Jurong Lake District Master Plan

September 27, 2016,AEDT

Launched in July this year, the search for multi-disciplinary teams to develop a master plan for Jurong Lake District attracted submissions from 35 multi-disciplinary teams. The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced today that it has shortlisted five out of the 35 teams to proceed to Stage 2 of the RFP exercise | Read More

Lunar Landscapes | Ahmedabad, India | Urbscapes

September 27, 2016,AEDT

Situated in the suburbs of the city of Ahmedabad, the residential township “Ananda Exotica” by Ananda Group, called for a landscape idea for the common plot and the central strip garden. The design challenge was to design landscape for a linear strip measuring 10mX100m, which would be visible from the | Read More

National Gallery Singapore Landscape by ICN Design

September 9, 2016,AEDT

The new National Gallery Singapore comprises two national buildings that are integral to Singapore’s modern history and emergence as a nation. The former City Hall & former Supreme Court embody her colonial history. The global competition to design the National Gallery, was won by Studio Milou Architecture, converting the existing | Read More

Tangshan New City | The public face of a new tourism hub

September 5, 2016,AEDT

Tangshan New City, 30 kilometres east of Nanjing, is envisioned as a high-end tourism destination, sensitively developed around the Jiangning region’s abundant historical attractions, waterways and hot springs. HASSELL was commissioned by Nanjing Tangshan Construction Investment Development Company to design the public realm for the new city hub of Tangshan | Read More

Con Dao Tourism Masterplan by hansen partnership

August 25, 2016,AEDT

Con Dao is an archipelago located off the south-east coast of Vietnam, about 250 kilometres south of Ho Chi Minh City. It has an outstanding natural environment and is of great spiritual and cultural heritage importance to the people of Vietnam. It is a place of National Significance. This significance | Read More

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