Aitken Place Park – an intimate waterfront retreat for Torontonians

March 15, 2016,AEDT

Aitken Place Park is a 3,000m2 urban park currently being developed within the East Bayfront’s Bayside development – a formerly underutilized industrial area which is being transformed into an active and vibrant mixed use community as part of Waterfront Toronto’s ongoing revitalization efforts.

The Tiger Glen Garden: A Garden with a Story to Tell

March 14, 2016,AEDT

The Tiger Glen Garden is a courtyard garden in the new wing of the Johnson Museum of Art. The design uses a minimalist palette of stone and moss to evoke an ancient Chinese parable known as the Three Laughers of the Tiger Glen. As such, the garden is not simply | Read More

Independence Beer Garden | Philadelphia, USA | Groundswell Design Group

March 5, 2016,AEDT

Philadelphia’s hottest open air restaurant, the Independence Beer Garden (IBG) is located in the heart of historic Philadelphia. Spearheaded by Groundswell Design Group and Philadelphia’s own restaurateur, Michael Schulson, IBG pushed the boundaries of urban revitalization. Groundswell’s ability to reinvigorate underutilized space is showcased with this 20,000 sq ft beer | Read More

Open Hearth Park at the Former Sydney Tar Ponds

February 5, 2016,AEDT

For nearly a century, the shores along Sydney Harbor bordered one of North America’s largest steel mills and coke ovens, making the steel industry an integral part of the region’s economy and culture. But when the plants closed in 2001, they left tons of industrial waste behind, creating a deep | Read More

A small urban garden for a Buena Vista town home

January 31, 2016,AEDT

The landscape architecture of the Buena Vista project incorporates style and usability for a modern town home in the urban environment. This small 300 square foot urban garden terrace creates a seamless connection from the indoors to the outdoors.

Imperial Lofts | Montreal, Canada | Group IBI-CHBA (now Lemay)

January 29, 2016,AEDT

The transformation of the former Imperial Tobacco Factory site into a progressive urban residential complex is innovative on several fronts: it combines affordability with sustainable practices and the preservation of industrial heritage fabric; building reuse with a unique approach to shared space; and the regeneration of hardscape environments into sustainable | Read More

A modern garden for a forward thinking Heart Center

January 25, 2016,AEDT

NBBJ’s landscape architects were involved from the project’s inception addressing site planning, landscape design and integration with architecture and interior design. In the midst of the design process, Tom and Iris Vail, life-long residents of Cleveland and long-standing friends of the Clinic expressed interest in providing funding for the development | Read More

Hapa Collaborative revitalizes the heart of the City of Langley

January 22, 2016,AEDT

Hapa Collaborative worked with the City of Langley to revitalize McBurney Lane in the heart of the town’s historic downtown. Guided by the City’s downtown improvement plan, McBurney Lane was chosen as the initial project to invigorate a tired and underutilized space, to strengthen pedestrian connections between Fraser Highway – | Read More

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