New landscape at Here East for makers of the future

August 8, 2016,AEDT

The public realm for east London’s new digital quarter, Here East, has been completed by LDA Design. Here East is a major development of 1.2million square feet in Hackney Wick, in the former Olympics press and broadcast centres. It is already a thriving commercial space with state-of-the-art infrastructure for technology | Read More

STUDENT | Claiming Productive Ground | Dane Carlson

October 20, 2013,AEDT

In the Chilean Patagonia, the ecosystem is anything but pristine.  Fires ravaged much of the bountiful woodlands in the rugged and remote province of Aysen in a mid-century effort to create grazing land, but instead left countless miles of barren land.  Now, a proposal for a series of dams on | Read More

JUST ARRIVED | Landscape

January 7, 2013,AEDT

Just arrived in the WLA mailbox is the Autumn edition of Landscape – The Journal of the Landscape Institute. This edition covers the Landscape Institute Awards 2012 and also a few interesting articles about 2016 Olympics Rio masterplan, Remaking Cities and the Highline for London Competition. The section I enjoyed | Read More

2012 In Review | August

December 28, 2012,AEDT

August saw the plans for the 2012 London Olympics Legacy plans unveiled including North Park by erect architecture, South Park by James Corner Field Operations. We also published 2016 Olympics Masterplan and Diverse Networks by Openfabric.

2012 In Review | April

December 26, 2012,AEDT

April saw World Landscape Architecture publish Hackesches Quartier from Topotek1, the beautiful lighting installation ‘Illuminated Landscapes’ by Barry Underwood and the Thu Thiem Master Plan in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam by Sasaki Associates.

VIDEO | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: a Landscape Legacy

December 5, 2012,AEDT

As we enter December and start to look back at landscape architecture projects of 2012, there is one project that stands out – The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A park that involved numerous landscape architecture firms and allied professionals. The Landscape Institute recently published a short video – The Olympic | Read More

2013 USA Landscape Architecture School rankings announced

November 20, 2012,AEDT

Harvard GSD | Gund Hall | Image Credit Flickr User Peter Alfred Hess UPDATE |  2014 Design Intelligence rankings are now available Design Intelligence has announced the 2013 America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools including the top landscape architecture schools in the USA. This is the third year we are sharing | Read More

EXHIBITION | Hutopolis: City visions 2012.9.28-10.10

September 22, 2012,AEDT

5 Educational Institutions | 11 Projects As part of Beijing Design Week the “Hutopolis: city visions” is an exhibition that collects one year of research, experiments and events organized in Asia and Europe by the Hutopolis research program with the goal of creating feasible solutions for urban planning in China. | Read More

Olympics 2016 | Rio de Janeiro Brazil | AECOM

August 16, 2012,AEDT

Rio 2016 Olympics from James Shaw on Vimeo. With the 2012 Olympic summer games over in London the flag has been passed onto Rio de Janeiro for 2016 Olympics. AECOM won the  International Competition for the Urban Master Plan of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park las  August. Once again cities are incorporating | Read More

2012 London Olympics Legacy | South Park | James Corner Field Operations

August 15, 2012,AEDT

A design competition was held in late 2011 to create designs for the South Plaza to provide the stage for an exciting range of cultural, sporting and community events and activities, all taking place beneath the imposing form of the extraordinary ArcelorMittal Orbit after the 2012 Games. New York-based James Corner Field Operations were chosen as | Read More

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