David Rubin on “The Commonground”

September 3, 2014,AEDT

Recently, Eskenazi Health opened The Commonground, an outdoor public plaza design led by LAND COLLECTIVE Principal David Rubin. The plaza is just over an acre large and located adjacent to a historic Olmsted Brothers’ landscape which is part of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. As part of the design guidelines which Rubin developed for the entirety of | Read More

“Water Wuz Here” | Toronto, Canada | Lynnette Postuma

August 27, 2014,AEDT

“Water Wuz Here” was a process-based installation that visualized the momentary presence of water in the urban landscape. The exhibit was featured in an art show entitled “Grow Op: Exploring landscape and place” at The Gladstone Hotel in late April 2014.

Edge Effect | Quebec, Canada | SNØHETTA

August 26, 2014,AEDT

Within the narrow threshold between boreal forest and field exists an environmental condition that enables a particular set of species to colonize, thriving on the effect of two contrasting environments side by side. Edge Effect places a circle of steel between forest and field to create a series of variable | Read More

ONE City Plaza | Greenville, South Carolina | Civitas

August 12, 2014,AEDT

“It’s gem-like in a gem-like city,” says Mark Johnson, founding principal of Civitas about the new ONE City Plaza in Greenville, South Carolina. The project’s simple elements – including urban sofas, trees, water and shade structure – combine for maximum impact in creating an outdoor experience that attracts pedestrians for | Read More

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort | Orlando, USA | EDSA

August 8, 2014,AEDT

EDSA, was commissioned to develop the master plan and provide full service landscape architecture design for Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort, which opened on August 3. Nestled within Disney’s new Golden Oak residential community, this 443-room luxury resort is positioned to become the first five-diamond resort on Walt Disney World® | Read More

Future Ground | Design & Policy Competition to Develop Long-Term Strategies for Land Reuse in New Orleans

August 7, 2014,AEDT

Van Alen Institute recently announced the international competition Future Ground, and is now accepting submissions from professionals in landscape design, architecture, planning, public policy, and other related fields to develop innovative strategies for vacant land reuse in New Orleans. The competition is supported by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA), which owns | Read More

Richard Weller about LA+, PennDesign’s new journal.

July 11, 2014,AEDT

The University of Pennsylvania School of Design recently announced the launch of Landscape Architecture Plus (LA+), an interdisciplinary design journal produced at the School under the direction of Dr. Tatum L. Hands, Editor-in-Chief, and distributed globally by ORO Editions. “We wanted to produce something completely different to the usual landscape | Read More

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