A winter installation of 30 giant seesaws in Montreal

December 18, 2015,AEDT

Impulse, a winter installation comprising 30 giant seesaws that will transform the Place des Festivals into a vast illuminated playground, accompanied by a set of all-new video projections. The creation is the work of Toronto-based firm Lateral Office and Montreal-basedCS Design, in collaboration with EGP Group of Montreal. The consortium, chosen through an open competition for the sixth | Read More

Wilderness and Exodus: the Production of a National Landscape

December 13, 2015,AEDT

Since the 1950’s, the weekend drive 1-3 hours away from cities is a democratic automobile-driven North American custom involving the ritualistic exodus of urban populations from metropolitan centres to sacred landscapes, to worship natural monuments and recreate. This phenomenon is integral to the role that landscape plays in shaping Canadian | Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art breaks ground on a Museum Park

December 1, 2015,AEDT

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh broke ground recently on a Museum Park expansion project designed by Civitas. The NCMA’s 164-acre Museum Park is one of the largest art parks in the country, and the groundbreaking marks the start of a long-term phased expansion plan that will | Read More

The Penthouse | Dallas, Texas | Hocker Design Group

November 28, 2015,AEDT

The Penthouse project is about precision, architectural control, artful graphic layout and transitions from interior to exterior. Located on the 27th and 28th floors of a residential tower, the Penthouse has two terraces which were designed with different programmatic functions based on relationships to interior spaces, directional orientation and predominant | Read More

Lowline Lab opens to the public

November 23, 2015,AEDT

In October 2015 the Lowline Lab (“The Lab”) opened to the public, acting as a proof of concept for the Lowline—an innovative underground park that will transport daylight into the depths of a historic trolley station.

East Midtown Waterfront Esplanade | New York, USA | AECOM

November 9, 2015,AEDT

Emblematic of New York’s return to its shoreline is Manhattan’s circumferential Greenway – the near contiguous, multiple-use chain of promenades and bikeways that, over the past decade, has been drawn around the city’s waterfront. The Greenway has reopened waterfront vistas, augmented Manhattan’s green and recreational space, and made local residents | Read More

Pérez Art Museum Miami | Miami, Florida | ArquitectonicaGEO

November 7, 2015,AEDT

  Where the PAMM building itself has been designed to express the raw material of concrete in its many forms, native plants have been chosen to display the raw materials of our landscape as complement and contrast to the geometric architecture of the building. Native trees, shrubs, groundcovers and vines | Read More

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