Duke University’s 8000-acre campus is renowned on many levels—its breathtaking neo-gothic architecture, the Olmsted brothers’ splendid landscape plan, and an edenic setting within the greater matrix of the Duke Forest. Campus life shifts between East and West, with the Olmsted Brothers’ designed Campus Drive as the meandering link between.
Van Alen Institute and West Palm Beach recently launched Shore to Core, comprising both a design competition and a research competition to reimagine the West Palm Beach downtown and to better understand individuals’ relationships to the built environment. Van Alen Institute started accepting proposals on July 12. The deadline for registration | Read More
Twenty-six gardens will be on view this summer at the 17th edition of the International Garden Festival. Five new creations by designers from Canada, the United States, France and Switzerland will join the temporary installations on view and a sixth will be exhibited at special events throughout the summer.
Building on the community vision and strength held the keys to the successful revitalization of Regent Park, a historically marginalized neighbourhood. As part of this revitalization, a new building at 40 Oak Street opened in 2012 to host the Christian Resource Centre’s 87 affordable housing units and community hub. 40 | Read More
Back in early June, the Landscape Architecture Foundation held a summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future at the University of Pennsylvania. Over 700 attendees gathered to hear 25 Declarations and attend nine thematic panels to see if the landscape architecture profession has fulfilled its promises in 1966 and also to | Read More
James Corner Field Operations temporary installation ICEBERGS opened at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. on July 2 and can be viewed until September 5. ICEBERGS speaks to current themes in landscape representation, physical experience, geometry and construction.
The four finalist teams of the Memorials of the Future design competition have been selected. The finalists will move to the next stage that includes working with competition partners to develop site-specific for the memorials in Washinton, D.C., USA. The teams’ proposals are expected to “advance a framework for the | Read More
The City of Los Angeles selects the team lead by Mia Lehrer + Associates (MLA) to design a new public park at First and Broadway for the City’s Department of Recreation and Parks, and soon to be one of the most important civic spaces in the city’s vibrant downtown core. | Read More
The City of Toronto and The 519 are pleased to announce the design team that joins the More Moss Park public consultation process. The team lead by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects (MJMA), will work with local residents and communities to develop a shared vision for recreational facilities and green space | Read More
The Art Gallery of Alberta is proud to present Canada’s National Exhibition EXTRACTION, curated by OPSYS, to open at Biennale Architettura 2016 on May 28th. Located outside in the Giardini for the first time in the history of the biannual exhibition, the project presents an interactive landscape intervention—built into the | Read More