10 teams selected for Resilient by Design competition

October 4, 2017,AEDT

Resilient by Design recently announced the 10 design teams who will develop implementable projects that offer an imaginative and collaborative approach to resilience. Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge is a collaborative research and design project that brings together local residents, public officials and local, national and international experts | Read More

Designing for the competing demands placed on large urban spaces

September 27, 2017,AEDT

Two open spaces in different continents, some 13,000 km apart from one another. One is a relatively new park within the incredibly dense fabric of Hong Kong; the other is a historic national park in downtown Washington D.C. At first glance they appear to have very little in common. However, both have | Read More

Forrec led design team wins Pier 8 Promenade design competition

September 23, 2017,AEDT

The City of Hamilton recently announced that the Forrec led team design, “Hamilton: Hammer City” has won the Pier 8 Promenade design competition. The City of Hamilton is undertaking a design competition to select a design team and determine a design for the new Pier 8 Promenade Park to be located | Read More

Winners of the ASLA 2017 Student Awards announced

September 10, 2017,AEDT

ASLA recently announced the 28 winners of the 2017 Student Awards. Selected from 295 entries representing 52 schools, the awards honor the top work of landscape architecture students in the USA and around the world. The following is a complete list of 2017 student award winners: General Design Category Award | Read More

Civitas and W Architecture & Landscape Architecture wins Chicago Athenaeum/European Centre International Architecture Award

September 9, 2017,AEDT

St. Patrick’s Island Park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, designed by Denver, Colorado, urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas Inc. and W Architecture and Landscape Architecture of New York, has been awarded a 2017 International Architecture Award by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre | Read More

Map Drawings of the Landscapes | Guelph, Ontario, Canada

September 6, 2017,AEDT

The map-landscape-drawings present a visually distinct means to document a place, a site, a landscape. Paying homage to Corner and MacLean seminal book, Taking Measures across the American Landscape[1], the purpose here is to interpret the Southern Ontario landscape in a similar fashion. The appeal of aerial imagery is, in | Read More

Owensboro Health System Campus | Owensboro, Kentucky
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September 5, 2017,AEDT

Taking cues from the surrounding Ohio River ecology in the Owensboro Health System Campus (OHSC) integrates a complex array of water management, ecological reclamation, and human health strategies. To protect against seasonal floods on a flat greenfield site, the designed topography undulates throughout the campus to create stormwater retention ponds | Read More

ASLA announces the 2017 Professional Awards

September 1, 2017,AEDT

It is that time of year when the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announces its annual awards. For 2017 there are 38 professional award recipients that were selected from 465 entries. The ASLA awards recognize the best entries in the categories of general design, analysis and planning, communications, research, | Read More

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