FUTURE GROUND Finalists announced

November 5, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the Van Alen Institute and the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) kicked off the Future Ground competition in New Orleans, announcing the three finalist teams and launching the initial research phase with a series of events around the city.

CALL FOR ENTRIES | 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellece

October 31, 2014,AEDT

  The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities. | Read More

MH17 Memorial Design Ideas Competition *UPDATE*

October 24, 2014,AEDT

*UPDATE* The location has been changed from the Marine Etablissement site to an artificial island in the IJ waterfront. Participants are asked to design a new island for the MH17 Memorial in the Amsterdam “Internal Sea” – IJmeer, situated between the Java-eiland and Amsterdam-Noord, the rapidly developing part of the city. The size and configuration of | Read More

Connect Kendall Square Competition Finalists announced

October 20, 2014,AEDT

  The City of Cambridge received the eight Stage II Submittals in early October and has announced that four teams have been shortlisted to enter Stage III These Teams demonstrated professional qualifications and capacity necessary for superb performance of the required services. They presented experience and organization that was directly | Read More

Shortlist announced for St.Petersburg Pier Competition 2.0

October 8, 2014,AEDT

The shortlist has been announced for the St.Petersburg Pier Design Competition. After Michael Maltzan Architecture – “The Lens” competition winning design was cancelled in 2013 after extensive public consultation, the city is looking for a new design for the pier. The City of St.Petersburg has enbarked on a truncated design competition for | Read More

5 design teams unveil designs for Presidio Parklands

September 15, 2014,AEDT

Five international landscape architecture and design teams recently presented their concepts for 13 new acres of Presidio parklands. The new parklands will be created by the replacement of the elevated highway (Doyle Drive) that has cut through the Presidio for seven decades, with a below-grade roadway covered by tunnels. The Presidio Trust, in | Read More

Olympicopolis | Design Competition for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Cultural District | UPDATE

September 11, 2014,AEDT

UPDATE | SEPTEMBER 2014 The ‘Olympicopolis’ Design Competition is now open with the organisers seeking “a multi-disciplinary design team of the highest quality, which can realise the project’s objectives and relate to the client and the partner ensemble.”. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s Culture and Education Quarter is a multi-faceted design challenge, drawing | Read More

Future Ground | Design & Policy Competition to Develop Long-Term Strategies for Land Reuse in New Orleans

August 7, 2014,AEDT

Van Alen Institute recently announced the international competition Future Ground, and is now accepting submissions from professionals in landscape design, architecture, planning, public policy, and other related fields to develop innovative strategies for vacant land reuse in New Orleans. The competition is supported by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA), which owns | Read More

Seven Designers vie for Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition

July 18, 2014,AEDT

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute recently announced the first-ever Flatiron Plaza Holiday Design Competition, in which top designers and architects will propose dynamic structures to be installed in front of the famed Flatiron Building for the 2014 winter holiday season. The winning design will be unveiled in November—in | Read More

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