2012 London Olympics Legacy | North Park | erect architecture

August 14, 2012,AEDT

A design competition was held in late 2011 to create designs for the North Park Hub and Playground, the social focus of the northern part of the future Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a key resource for local residents after the 2012 Games. London-based firm erect architecture were chosen for their winning design | Read More

2012 London Olympics | Legacy

August 13, 2012,AEDT

With the London 2012 Olympic over and the Paralympic Games soon to begin, but it won’t be long the all the teams and fans will be at home and the Olympics Park will be empty. The question always comes up what now for the venues, parks and infrastructure that was | Read More

Stoss Landscape Urbanism win 2012 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award

May 3, 2012,AEDT

Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will celebrate outstanding achievement in design this fall with its 13th annual National Design Awards program. Stoss Landscape Urbanism has been awarded the National Design Award for Landscape Architecture. Other winners include Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects  (Architecture Design), Rebeca Méndez(Communication Design), Clive Wilkinson Architects(Interior Design), Scott Wilson – Minimal( Product Design). The award | Read More

West 8’s design for Jubilee Gardens is under construction

February 27, 2012,AEDT

West 8’s project Jubilee Gardens is finally going ahead and will screen live footage of the 2012 Olympics. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has recently announced £11.5m funding to six London boroughs for public space projects that will transform the look and feel of the Capital in time for | Read More

Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture

February 22, 2012,AEDT

The Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship will be awarded annually to an emerging designer whose work articulates the potential for landscape as a medium of design in the public realm. The Kiley Fellow will be appointed Lecturer in Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design for the 2012-13 | Read More

Soils management will be key to food, water and climate security | UNEP

February 16, 2012,AEDT

UNEP has just released the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Year Book 2012  and it highlights assessments indicating that some kinds of conventional and intensive agriculture are triggering soil erosion rates some 100 times greater than the rates at which nature can form soil in the first place. There could | Read More

Public Open Space At Cronton Colliery – Ideas Masterplan Competition

January 11, 2012,AEDT

A new ideas competition has been announced to create a masterplan for a new public open space and visitor destination at the former Cronton Colliery site in Merseyside. The competition is open to architects or landscape architects and architect-led multi-disciplinary design teams and is being run by the Land Trust in | Read More

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