WLA 28 – Liberty Park is the latest edition of WLA Magazine

October 31, 2016,AEDT

WLA 28 – Liberty Park is an unthemed edition of WLA Magazine (digital magazine) with fifteen projects from the best landscape design firms from around the world. In this edition, we feature Liberty Park by AECOM, a roof-top park centered within the World Trade Center (WTC) District. The park serves | Read More

Podscape Garden | JP Architects & Landscape Design

October 29, 2016,AEDT

JP Architects and Landscape Design is a multi-award winning practice based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Formed by James Purdy in 2014 the practice works closely with other skilled professionals to create exciting and meaningful projects that seek to reconnect people with their natural environment. This project was designed with the | Read More

UNEP | Urgent investment needed in walking and cycling infrastructure

October 26, 2016,AEDT

Lack of investment in safe walking and cycling infrastructure is contributing to the deaths of millions of people and overlooking a great opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change, a new UN Environment report says today. In Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling [PDF], UN Environment calls on | Read More

The Reconstruction of the city centre of Veszprém, Hungary

October 25, 2016,AEDT

In the 20th century the city management started to reconstruct the city centre twice but the reconstruction has never been finished. Finally the reconstruction was finished a few years ago: we started to work on it in 2008 and it was finished in 2014. You can see a long street | Read More

Floating Above a Freeway, Innovative New Park Celebrates Walkability in Atlanta

October 19, 2016,AEDT

Designed by ROGERS PARTNERS Architects+Urban Designers with Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Buckhead Park Over GA400 is a new genre of urban infrastructure; built atop a highway, it strategically connects existing commercial/retail centers, mass-transit hubs, and potential development sites around an environmentally-responsible green core. Slicing through the heart of the | Read More

AECOM | What is the future for Southwest Brooklyn?

October 17, 2016,AEDT

Like all great cities, New York Has remade itself in the face of enormous change— from a port city to mercantile hub to industrial center to financial capital and to, today, a global city, touching the entire world on a daily basis. These transformations have been driven by economic transitions, | Read More

Landscape Institute shortlist for the 2016 Landscape Awards

October 13, 2016,AEDT

The Landscape Institute has today announced the shortlist for its annual awards celebrating the best work of the landscape professions. This year’s awards have received the greatest number of submissions since the awards became annual in 2006. There are a wide range of projects submitted this year, from a Bath | Read More

LAGI 2016 design ideas competition announces winning teams

October 12, 2016,AEDT

Every two years, the Land Art Generator Initiative international design competition provides an opportunity for creative minds around the world to reflect on the nature of energy infrastructures and what they can aspire to be in their built form. How can they integrate themselves into our cities in ways that | Read More

City Extension of Yangon by UN-Habitat to be presented in Quito

October 11, 2016,AEDT

UN-Habitat is working on an exemplary city extension for Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar. The international team of planners consists of four Netherlands based firms: Urban Codes, Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners, Posad Spatial Strategies and MakeTank. The plans have a strong focus on resilient urban water systems and | Read More

Winners announced for Warsaw Sports Park Competition

October 11, 2016,AEDT

Warsaw is presently a city under a considerable pressure for change. A stark political system change and an enormous economic spurt have given prominence to private initiatives, leaving behind several public spaces and relevant buildings at the will of speculative developers. Out of these, Warszawianka – by its privileged location | Read More

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