Intent: The client wanted a garden with different outdoor spaces so there would be places to enjoy the view, but also have areas that were shielded from the wind. The lot is steep and fairly large, so large areas were to be natural and low maintenance. We also wanted to reuse the materials on the site; to minimize and reuse water; and to keep surfaces permeable while creating a natural and modern garden.
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Anacostia Crossing in Summer | ©OMA & Luxigon
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.
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National Arboretum Canberra Masterplan
| Image Credit – John Gollings
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) National Awards has announced the 2014 National Awards with with Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL) winning the Australian Medal for Landscape Architecture. The AILA National Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements and contributions in design, planning, urban design, land management, research and communication and residential landscape architecture.
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Shek Mun is a remote area from Shatin Town Center. It is divided into two zones by Tai Chung Kiu Road. One is a residential zone next to Shing Mun River and the other is an industrial zone. In the past, there where only few convenience stores and restaurants.
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Each year, ILAM presented the outstanding Malaysia Landscape Architecture Awards to Malaysian landscape architecture practices and related fields. The awards are open to all project submissions, which have not won any previous ILAM MLAA Awards. The official entrant must be submitted by the member of ILAM (Except Student Member) from the consultancy firm which was involved in the submitted project.
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