Spruce Street Harbor Park | Philadelphia USA | Groundswell Design Group

January 31, 2015,AEDT

  Spruce Street Harbor Park (SSHP) is a temporary intervention that reconnects Philadelphia to an underutilized park on the Delaware River and extends the public green space into the river’s channel. Located at the Christopher Columbus Memorial at Penn’s Landing, SSHP is a true celebration of the Delaware River as | Read More

EVENT | Kathryn Gustafson Lecture | February 12 at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

January 28, 2015,AEDT

Kathryn Gustafson is giving the third lecture in Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Landscape Lectures on February 12 in Boston. Gustafson is a partner in Gustafson Guthrie Nichol in Seattle and Gustafson Porter in London. Her work incorporates the fundamental sculptural and sensual qualities that enhance the human experience of landscape. She is only the third | Read More

EVENT | Simulating Natures | March 19-20 2015

January 20, 2015,AEDT

Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys  with generous support from PennDesign are organising a “symposium explores how recent forms of media influence our understanding and formation of landscapes” with a keynote lecture by James Corner on March 19.

The International Garden Festival announces the designers for 2015

January 9, 2015,AEDT

The International Garden Festival is pleased to announce the names of the designers selected by the jury for the 16th edition of the Festival presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens from June 26 to September 27, 2015. The competition attracted 309 proposals for contemporary gardens submitted by over | Read More

Vascular Plant | Yonjun Jo, Eujin Julia Kim

January 5, 2015,AEDT

Vascular Plant is new type of water infrastructure combines a series of water purification processes into a single vertical, water-circulating column. This utilizes a natural water circulation system such as those found in natural forests and underground water systems that extend horizontally from mountain to river areas.

Four teams shortlisted for National Parks Now

December 19, 2014,AEDT

Van Alen Institute and the National Park Service (NPS) recently announced four teams have advanced as finalists in National Parks Now, a competition inviting multidisciplinary teams of young professionals to reshape the national parks visitor experience. Each team will now receive a $15,000 stipend to work with a broad range | Read More

St.Petersburg Pier shortlisted concepts unveiled

December 17, 2014,AEDT

Back in October, WLA reported that 8 teams were shortlisted to provide a concept design for the St.Petersburg Pier. These teams submitted their designs to the city on December 15. Each team received a $30,000 stipend to submit initial design concepts, complete with reports, renderings, cost estimates and a description | Read More

James Corner Field Operations selected for new Presidio Parklands

December 10, 2014,AEDT

The Presidio Trust recently announced the selection of James Corner Field Operations (Field Operations), a New York City-based firm, to design 13 acres of new Presidio parkland at the Golden Gate. Field Operations, best known for leading the design and construction of the High Line in New York City, is | Read More

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