October National 9/11 Memorial | New York | PWP Landscape Architecture & Michael Arad 2016 Olympic Park Master Plan | Brazil | AECOM OKRA realizes architectonic intervention in Moscow at Sretenka Design Week
We have published some great projects from around the world during from small scale projects to large scale urban design and its that time of year to review some of the great projects from 2011. We start with projects from January through to March. January WEST 8 | Grand Opening | Read More
In Venezuela 93% of the population live in cities, half of which inhabit urban slums. Upgrading initiatives to date have tended to focus on housing solutions to improve living conditions. However, graver issues affect the livelihood of slum dwellers on a daily basis. Alarmingly high homicide rates, frequent adolescent pregnancies | Read More
AECOM won the International Competition for the Urban Master Plan of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in August . Coordinated by the Municipal Olympic Company, the competition was held in partnership with the Institute of Architects of Brazil (IAB) and will go down in history as the first international architecture | Read More
Inhabitat reports “Anna Dietzsch, Managing Director of Davis Brody Bond Aedas‘ São Paulo office and Levisky Arquitetos Associados designed a beautiful eco-park on what was once a contaminated brownfield in São Paulo, Brazil.” Read & see more @ the [SOURCE: Inhabitat » Brazil Promotes Sustainability with São Paulo Eco-Park] Technorati | Read More
Larry Rohter of the New York Times writes “Brazil teems with jungles, forests and all sorts of exotic plants, flowers and trees. But until the Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx came along to tame and shape his country’s exuberant flora, his countrymen had mostly disdained the natural riches that, often | Read More
Oscar Niemeyer, the last surviving founder of architecture’s Modernist movement, turns 100 on Saturday. The grandfather of Brazilian architecture is a living legend, and plans to remain so for a while. ‘People Need Beauty’: Architect Oscar Niemeyer Turns 100 – International – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News.