Registrations open for L Train Shutdown Charrette

June 4, 2016,AEDT

Van Alen Institute has opened registrations for the L Train Shutdown Charrette. The Canarsie tunnel connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn on the L line will be closed completely for one and a half years or closed partially for three years to make repairs due to damage from Superstorm Sandy. Van Alen Institute is holding | Read More

Parks Without Borders reveals 8 Parks receiving $40 million in improvements

May 31, 2016,AEDT

NYC Parks recently revealed the eight showcase parks selected for reconstruction using Parks Without Borders design principles. Launched in November 2015, supported by $50 million in Mayoral OneNYC funding, the new design concept better connects parks and communities and improves access by opening sight lines, beautifying edges, and adding furnishings | Read More

Flushing Saltworks: Reforming the Coastal Horizon, Queens, New York

May 17, 2016,AEDT

Flushing Saltworks envisions to create flexible and ecological urban form –a landscape based urbanism- on the horizon of Flushing Bay in New York City. Employing morphology and performance of saltwork ecologies, the site is fabricated with fluid urban fabrics and pond typologies to integrate urban hydrology and estuarine ecology. The | Read More

Agence Ter and Team win the Pershing Square design competition

May 16, 2016,AEDT

Agence Ter and Team were recently announced as winners of the Pershing Square Renew design competition. Pershing Square Renew announced an international Design Competition in the Summer of 2015 to Reimagine the Heart of Los Angeles. On April 28, 2016, the four finalists presented their proposals to a packed theater of over 1,000 | Read More

Community Vision Plan set to reinvent the Brooklyn Strand

May 11, 2016,AEDT

New York City is already home to many of the world’s greatest public spaces including Central Park, Prospect Park and of course, the High Line. So when Mayor de Blasio announced a set of initiatives to “reinvent the Brooklyn Strand” – a series of underutilized and disconnected public spaces and | Read More

‘Declare With Your Image’ | STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION

May 9, 2016,AEDT

The Landscape Architecture Foundation and the PennDesign ASLA Student Chapter call on landscape architecture students worldwide to make images for a competition which addresses the general subject of landscape architecture and the future. The competition is part of the forthcoming LAF Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future celebrating the | Read More

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