DS+R wins Zaryadye Park Design Competition

November 13, 2013,AEDT

Competition organisers “Rossiya”, State-owned unitary enterprise “NIiPI for the General Plan of the City of Moscow” and Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design have announced that the consortium led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro has won the Zaryadye Park Design Competition in Moscow with Russian-led TPO “Reserve” placing second and last but not least is | Read More

Leopoldpark | Nieuwpoort Belgium | Alain Cappelle

November 13, 2013,AEDT

The Leopold Park renovation is a case whereby creative planning and design can deal with some aspects of climate change.  A range of actions and techniques are available for managing flood risks in parks: green roofs, sustainable drainage, flood pathways, temporary water storage, or upland-land management. Strategies for managing high temperatures in | Read More

Gardens of Diversity | Lausanne Switzerland | Zambrano+Añaños.

November 10, 2013,AEDT

We understand the garden as a place where the diversity of Lausanne takes place. A flowerpot prototype where the varieties of plants planted according with the origin of Lausanne people grow up together. International Biodiversity for national belonging. A public space uprooted, integrated, aerial and symbolic, a common ground of | Read More

The Royal Docks Ideas Competition announced

November 7, 2013,AEDT

Registration opens today to find new design ideas for London’s Royal Docks.  The Landscape Institute and Ecobuild, with support from the Mayor of London and London Borough of Newham, have launched ‘The Royal Docks Ideas Competition’ to find innovative design proposals that would transform the Royal Docks into a multi-functional, | Read More

5 teams selected for “Russia” Park shortlist

November 6, 2013,AEDT

Recently 5 teams were shortlisted for stage 2 of the “Russia” Park design competition by members of the Jury and the Expert Council, as well as representatives of “Russia” Theme Park. The experts presented their conclusions on the results of evaluation of application documents. All the experts unanimously agreed on | Read More

Garden Bridge public consultation opens

November 5, 2013,AEDT

Back in June we published the Garden Bridge project by Thomas Heatherwick Studio in collaboration with Dan Pearson Studio and ARUP. Recently, the public consultation process was initiated with new images and an online survey allowing for public to give feedback on the designs and plans in these early stages | Read More

WWF-UK Living Planet Centre and Headquarters Opens

November 1, 2013,AEDT

WWF-UK has today opened its new Living Planet Centre and Headquarters in Woking, with sustainable landscape design provided by UK landscape architects, Grant Associates. The landscape design approach for the 0.9-hectare site reflects a shared aspiration to develop a landscape and building that is integrated and responsive to the site whilst | Read More

Hermods Plats | Klagshamn Sweden | Mandaworks

October 31, 2013,AEDT

The construction work of Hermods Plats is now finished. The square in Klagshamn, Malmö, Sweden is the first implemented design of Mandaworks. The design work started in 2010 and has been carried out in close collaboraSon with Pernilla Theselius at Malmö Municipality. The square forms the center of a new development area | Read More

ReThink Athens | OKRA

October 23, 2013,AEDT

Earlier this year it is announced at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens that the OKRA team of OKRA in collaboration with Mixst urbanism and Wageningen University, had won the prestigious competition ReThink Athens, towards a new city centre. The team is supported by the Greek Architects of Studio 75 | Read More

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