FUTURE GROUND Finalists announced

November 5, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the Van Alen Institute and the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) kicked off the Future Ground competition in New Orleans, announcing the three finalist teams and launching the initial research phase with a series of events around the city.

VIDEO | Olmsted Lecture: Joseph Disponzio|”On the Theoretical and Practical Development of Landscape Architecture”

November 1, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the annual Olmsted Lecture was given by Joseph Disponzio at the Harvard GSD. Disponzio gives an interesting lecture exploring the intellectual origins of landscape architecture and the term landscape architect. “Exploring the transformation of the modeling of land from garden-making to landscape architecture, this lecture by Joseph Disponzio will | Read More

CALL FOR ENTRIES | 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellece

October 31, 2014,AEDT

  The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities. | Read More

Dallas’s Klyde Warren Park wins the 2014 ULI Urban Open Space Award

October 23, 2014,AEDT

Urban Land Institute (ULI) has awarded Klyde Warren Park the 2014 Open Space Award, acknowledging the two-year-old park in Dallas, Texas as an outstanding achievement in urban placemaking. ULI’s annual competition recognizes successful public spaces that have socially and economically enriched and revitalized their communities. Klyde Warren Park, designed by | Read More

Connect Kendall Square Competition Finalists announced

October 20, 2014,AEDT

  The City of Cambridge received the eight Stage II Submittals in early October and has announced that four teams have been shortlisted to enter Stage III These Teams demonstrated professional qualifications and capacity necessary for superb performance of the required services. They presented experience and organization that was directly | Read More

OMA + OLIN Design Selected for the 11th Street Bridge Park

October 17, 2014,AEDT

After a seven-month nationwide competition, the design for Washington, DC’s 11th Street Bridge Park by OMA + OLIN was unanimously selected by the competition jury. The design team was asked to transform an aged-out freeway bridge into a one of a kind new civic space over the Anacostia River.

HIGHLINE at The Rail Yards Phase 1 opens to the public

September 23, 2014,AEDT

Over the weekend the first phase of High Line at the Rail Yards opened to the public. The first phase stretches between West 30th and West 34th Streets to the south and north, and 10th and 12th Avenues to the east and west. This section of the park introduces exciting new design features | Read More

Minneapolis is seeking a landscape architect to design the “Commons”

September 18, 2014,AEDT

The City of Minneapolis is seeking a qualified landscape architect-led team to design the “Commons” (formerly known as “The Yard”), a two-block, 4.2 acre area bounded by Park Avenue, 4th and 5th Streets, and a proposed building on 5th Avenue South. “This is an exciting opportunity for a landscape architect-led | Read More

Call for Submissions | The International Garden Festival 2015

September 17, 2014,AEDT

The International Garden Festival,  presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, is preparing  its 16th edition and is issuing an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 27 to | Read More

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