Bath & North East Somerset Council is seeking to appoint an outstanding team to deliver the design for what will be the first new crossing of the River Avon in Bath City Centre for over 100 years.
Recently, Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects gave a lecture at Harvard GSD in which she looks at cities and natural systems. An interesting lecture that shows how architecture, landscape and nature and becoming more intertwined within cities. “Today’s cities must cope with lapsed industrial spaces and inherited infrastructure. Through the lens | Read More
One year after Hurricane Sandy took its toll on New York, Swedish architectural practice White Arkitekter, along with partners Arup and Gensler, were announced winners of an international two-phased design competition to redevelop the waterfront of Rockaway, Queens, which was particularly hard-hit by the effects of the superstorm.
GROUND UP is an annual print and web publication created by students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is intended to stimulate thought, discussion, visual exploration and substantive speculation about emerging landscape issues affecting contemporary praxis. GROUND UP will accept submissions | Read More
The Department of Landscape Architecture at Penn State is announcing a call for the A.E. Bye/Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow for the academic year 2015–16. The fellowship provides a $2,500 stipend for a minimum of one week of archival research in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library at Penn State’s | Read More
The International Garden Festival is pleased to announce the names of the designers selected by the jury for the 16th edition of the Festival presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens from June 26 to September 27, 2015. The competition attracted 309 proposals for contemporary gardens submitted by over | Read More
Back in October, WLA reported that 8 teams were shortlisted to provide a concept design for the St.Petersburg Pier. These teams submitted their designs to the city on December 15. Each team received a $30,000 stipend to submit initial design concepts, complete with reports, renderings, cost estimates and a description | Read More
The London Legacy Development Corporation has recently announced that six teams have been shortlisted for the Olympicopolis Design Competition. The new culture and education quarter is part of the Olympicopolis vision for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Over 43 high quality submissions comprising established companies and emerging practices which included 125 | Read More
The adidas Group announces a Call for Ideas: looking for teams consisting of landscape architects, architects, artists, designers, digital media designers, lighting designers, and mobilty experts who creatively look into the redesign of the open spaces of the World of Sports Campus in Herzogenaurch. The open space (54 hectare) functions | Read More
Harvard GSD recently posted a lecture by Christophe Girot titled “Topology: On Sensing and Conceiving Landscape”. An lecture that will intrigue students and professionals interested in Visualisation and Computer Modelling. Girot shows various projects, processes and the tools (Terrestial Laser Scanners, Point Cloud, Rhino, GIS, etc) used to create models | Read More