dwg`s Night Garden creates a space for dreaming

December 11, 2017,AEDT

Night gardens are spaces for dreaming. The design team at dwg. transformed a stretch of Austin’s urban creek into a dream about that creek’s potential. The garden was planted with an ephemeral, nine-day bloom of 80,000 fluorescent survey flags, which were secured along a section of embankment and creek shallows | Read More

Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion unveiled

December 9, 2017,AEDT

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute has installed Flatiron Reflection, winner of the fourth-annual Flatiron Plaza Holiday Design Competition in partnership with New York City DOT Art. The reveal on November 20th kicked off the BID’s sixth-annual 23 Days of Flatiron Cheer season, with | Read More

The Dogpatch Ropewalk | San Francisco, CA, USA | Fletcher Studio

December 8, 2017,AEDT

The Dogpatch Ropewalk is located at the south-eastern corner of the Dogpatch Historic District in San Francisco. The project is situated on a site that once mediated the boundary between land and bay and was once home to the Tubbs Cordage Company, a maritime ropemaking factory whose pier extended far | Read More

Beyond the Centreline Ideas Competition

November 9, 2017,AEDT

Fisher Brothers today announced the launch of a privately-funded design competition created to solicit bold ideas to re-envision and enliven the traditional traffic medians of the Park Avenue commercial district between 46th and 57th Streets. While Park Avenue remains one of the world’s iconic commercial boulevards, identifiable in part by | Read More

Innovative approaches bringing history to life in the Boston Seaport

November 9, 2017,AEDT

Boston stands as a city known for its rich history, dynamic pioneering spirit, and forward-looking approach to innovation, which presents prime opportunities to incorporate these elements into its public space. The Seaport neighborhood’s newest landscape amenity extolls the interaction of education, engagement, and inspiration in an innovative approach to the | Read More

Call For Submissions – GROUND UP Issue 07

November 8, 2017,AEDT

GROUND UP, the student-run landscape architecture journal of the University of California, Berkeley and is calling for submissions for ISSUE 07. Ours is a time of bleak reports: our shorelines flooded and receding, our lives globally connected yet increasingly divided, and our human rights worn thin. Consequence seems to precipitate | Read More

HP`s Boise Campus awarded Gold under SITES rating system

November 3, 2017,AEDT

HP Inc. announced its Boise Idaho Campus was awarded Gold under the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) rating system. Owned and administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES is the most comprehensive program for designing, developing and maintaining sustainable landscapes. HP’s Boise Sustainable Landscaping Project is the first to earn | Read More

Winner of Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition announced

November 2, 2017,AEDT

Recently, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled the winner of the fourth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition—Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion—a temporary installation in the heart of the Flatiron District. Flatiron Reflection will be the centerpiece of the Partnership’s sixth annual | Read More

Alameda Point Site A | Alameda, CA, USA | April Philips Design Works

November 1, 2017,AEDT

Alameda Point Site A is the first development at the long-languishing former Naval Air Station in Alameda, CA. The mixed-use master plan will a create a new walkable community that is transit-friendly with new jobs, 800 housing units (including 25% affordable), artisan retail, office space, 4 major parks on 15 | Read More

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