Tree Houses Project | Hot Springs Arkansas | The Portico Group

October 10, 2013,AEDT

The Tree Houses Project, designed by The Portico Group, represents a plan to provide children and their families with unique experiences at the Evans Children’s Adventure Garden within Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, AR. The conceptual organizational approach for new encounter stations will encourage kids to “Look, Find and Discover that | Read More

Call for Submissions | Ground Up Issue 3

October 7, 2013,AEDT

GROUND UP is an annual publication of the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental Planning at the University of California at Berkeley. In this issue, we invite you to explore what it means to be Here. We are soliciting printable media up to 2500 words with accompanying graphics. Shorter entries of | Read More

STUDENT | Future Hopley: Hutano, Mvura, Miti | Leonardo Robleto Costante

October 5, 2013,AEDT

Cities in developing countries are predominantly informal. Communities self‐construct their dwellings and adapt them to the needs quicker and better than any formal housing program. However, informal settlements are incomplete and unsustainable forms of urbanization, frequently lacking basic services, such as water supply, sanitation, accessibility, education, health, and amenities. This | Read More

IGA Berlin 2017 design winners announced

September 30, 2013,AEDT

The landscape architectural design competition for the IGA Berlin 2017 has been won by geskes.hack Landschaftsarchitekten and VIC Brücken und Ingenieurbau designing one of the largest open space projects in Berlin.  The landscape design is for a unique new park landscape is to be built over an area of  more than 100 hectares. Beginning | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | The Compost Hub | Nicole Schneider

September 28, 2013,AEDT

Systems theory has been an important method of thought in order to design landscapes in a sustainable manner. In our world today, humans are the leading influence on all systems; therefore, human impact is an integral part in how a sustainable system is conceived. Systems design is larger than the | Read More

COMPETITION | Lung Tsun Stone Bridge Remnants Preservation Corridor

September 28, 2013,AEDT

The “Design Ideas Competition for Preservation Corridor for Lung Tsun Stone Bridge Remnants” is open for entries from September 24. Qualified professionals and the general public are invited to contribute innovative design concepts for the preservation corridor to serve as a reference for the project in the future. The competition’s | Read More

WKCD Art Pavilion Design Competition

September 27, 2013,AEDT

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”) announced today details of the design competition for the Arts Pavilion (“the Pavilion”) in the West Kowloon Cultural District (“WKCD”) and launched an open invitation to register for participating in the single stage design competition. The Pavilion aims to provide an exhibition and | Read More

VIDEO | Surroundings

September 24, 2013,AEDT

Surroundings is a new video series that tells the stories behind some of Metro Vancouver’s well-known public places from the perspectives of the landscape architects who designed them. The first episode (televised on Shaw TV) features Don Vaughan and focuses on bringing meaning to place through the use of public art. | Read More

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