Waterfront Winterfest | Philadelphia USA | Groundswell Design Group

February 5, 2014,AEDT

Penn’s Landing’s Blue Cross RiverRink celebrates 20 years of ice skating on the Delaware River by transforming the annual waterfront rink into a veritable winter wonderland. In conjunction with Delaware River Waterfront, the skating rink location was transformed by Groundswell into a daily wintertime festival with shipping containers repurposed into | Read More

Call for Submissions | Inflection Journal

January 27, 2014,AEDT

Landscape architecture needs more publications and discourse about the built environment and it is heartening to see that the University of Melbourne School of Design is starting a new student run journal titled Inflection. The editors recently put out the call for submissions for various categories of material. In the inaugural issue | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Land Fill | Louise Krstic

January 25, 2014,AEDT

LAND FILL uses the politics of waste as a theoretical lens to  explore the contentious proposal for a new landfill in the Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proposal instead  proposes a new typology of waste management that phases out waste production while creating a multifunctional and adaptive landscape.

The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley exhibition opens February 8

January 24, 2014,AEDT

The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley exhibition opens February 8 at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C., showcasing a selection of newly commissioned photographs of projects by Dan Kiley (1912–2004), one of the most important and influential Modernist landscape architects of the 20th century. The retrospective runs through May 18, | Read More

WLA 2014 Outlook Survey | Results: Confident

January 21, 2014,AEDT

Recently, World Landscape Architecture surveyed its readers about their confidence going into 2014. And the results are in – with readers confident about the year ahead with 40.98% stating they are Confident and 12.7% seemly Very Confident about 2014;  40.98% of responders feel the 2014 outlook was OK, 11.07% Not Confident | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Spoiled Islands | Chiara Feliz Di Palma

January 18, 2014,AEDT

For New York–a metropolis realized on its maritime potentialities–oceanic borders now threaten America’s most populous region and premiere city. Illustrated through the ongoing havoc and devastation caused by tropical storm Sandy, in New York City climate change has become an irrevocable reality. In response to this unprecedented environmental crisis Spoil Islands envisions landscape | Read More

Lots of Possibility Design Competition

January 18, 2014,AEDT

Louisville Metro Government has launched “Lots of Possibility” Design Competition  to address issues of vacancy, blight and abandonment in its community. There are several thousand vacant lots throughout the city – of which approximately 450 are owned by Metro Government and/or the Landbank Authority, Inc. and available for redevelopment. The objective of | Read More

BDP wins Rochdale town centre design competition

January 17, 2014,AEDT

BDP has won a RIBA competition to transform Rochdale town centre. The competition was launched to improve the look of the town centre and better connect the two sides of the River Roch, following plans to reopen it.

The Contemporary Austin Announces Finalists for Laguna Gloria Master Site Plan

January 15, 2014,AEDT

Louis Grachos, Ernest and Sarah Butler Executive Director of The Contemporary Austin, announces three internationally renowned landscape architects as finalists in creating a Master Site Plan for Laguna Gloria, Austin’s picturesque historic treasure. The main stipulation in the Request for Qualifications was for the selected firm to develop a comprehensive | Read More

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