The International Garden Festival announces the designers for 2015

January 9, 2015,AEDT

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

St.Petersburg Pier shortlisted concepts unveiled

December 17, 2014,AEDT

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

Shortlist announced for Olympicopolis Design Competition

December 15, 2014,AEDT

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

adidas – World of Sports – Campus Landscape Ideas Competition now open

December 3, 2014,AEDT

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

VIDEO | Christophe Girot, “Topology: On Sensing and Conceiving Landscape”

November 20, 2014,AEDT

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

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.

VIDEO | Olmsted Lecture: Joseph Disponzio|”On the Theoretical and Practical Development of Landscape Architecture”

November 1, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the annual Olmsted Lecture was given by Joseph Disponzio at the Harvard GSD. Disponzio gives an interesting lecture exploring the intellectual origins of landscape architecture and the term landscape architect. “Exploring the transformation of the modeling of land from garden-making to landscape architecture, this lecture by Joseph Disponzio will | Read More

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

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