ASLA announces the 2017 Professional Awards

September 1, 2017,AEDT

It is that time of year when the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announces its annual awards. For 2017 there are 38 professional award recipients that were selected from 465 entries. The ASLA awards recognize the best entries in the categories of general design, analysis and planning, communications, research, | Read More

Renwick Street Park Upgrade | Sydney Australia | Corkery Consulting

August 30, 2017,AEDT

Small parks and playgrounds throughout the residential areas of Sydney provide essential green open space and a diverse range of play opportunities. The City of Sydney (CoS) is completing an extensive program of upgrading the quality and amenity of many of its small parks. Renwick Street Park was identified for | Read More

URA unveils Masterplan for Jurong Lake District Singapore

August 29, 2017,AEDT

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has unveiled the masterplan for Jurong Lake District in Singapore, the city’s future second Central Business District. The masterplan is exhibited till mid-September and invites the public to share their views. KCAP Architects&Planners, leading a multi-disciplinary team consisting of SAA Architects, Arup, S333 and Lekker | Read More

Camden Highline gets backing of London Mayor

August 22, 2017,AEDT

  The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan joins over 250 local residents, community groups and businesses that have pledged support for the project which would transform a 0.8km disused railway line in Camden into a new public park and garden walk. The 8 metre high, 18 metre wide, disused railway | Read More

Five Fields Play Structure – a landscape for childish exploration

August 17, 2017,AEDT

And that is exactly how the designers intend for it to be. The project is a landscape for childish exploration. It shuns function and standard, in favor of liberation. The structure cultivates a child’s—and adults—imagination through play. It encourages inventiveness through its unfolding, discoverable spaces. The playscape is tailored to child size, | Read More

Deep Learning set to help herbariums automate species identification

August 14, 2017,AEDT

Herbariums around the world have large collections of sample sheets with dried plants pressed ready for  taxonomists to annotate, classify. This process often takes time and many herbariums don’t have the resources to catalogue the sample sheets, however researchers at Costa Rica Institute of Technology recently undertook a study using deep learning to | Read More

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