2013 in Review | February

Sri Kumaran’s Children Home and Education Council | Bangalore India | Integrated Design (INDE)
An Institutional Development that demonstrates sustainable ecological landscape development through the use of water management, ecological landscapes, use of natural and local materials, use of native biodiversity, etc, resulting in substantial savings in water use and maintenance.

Green Inspiration Exposarium | Baarn Netherlands | Hollandschap
The garden is designed and implemented to inspire visitors, both individuals and professionals. As the main industry of the Bomencentrum Nederland is the nursery business, the garden shows new and unusual materials and features to show all the different possibilities the nursery offers.

Shoemaker Green at University of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia USA | Andropogon Associates
Shoemaker Green will serve as a model for sustainable campus design. Through the innovative use of a variety of strategies and technologies, the design of Shoemaker Green has been optimized to capture and control storm water from the site

2013 in Review | January

2013 in Review series highlights the best projects from each month of World Landscape Architecture.

NEO Bankside | London UK | Gillespies
The elegant and peaceful landscaped gardens integrate NEO Bankside with the neighbouring Tate Modern and its surroundings, and provide public access during the day as well as a secure, private environment for residents to enjoy.
NEO Bankside | London UK | Gillespies

Main Street Square | Rapid City USA | Rundell Ernstberger Associates
Main Street Square is a vibrant year-round destination for outdoor concerts, festivals, and markets located at the corner of 6th and Main Streets in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota.

Pista Viva | Caracas Venezuela | Enlace Arquitectura
The proposal is concentrated on three main gestures. The first is to understand the city as a interconnected network of public spaces, recreational areas and green corridors that clarify the city´s legibility and guarantee better pedestrian movement.

WLA 11 | Landscape Architecture Magazine

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WLA 11 is the latest edition of WLA Magazine with projects from across the world for $3.99USD. WLA 11 magazine includes 19 projects contributed by LDA Design, OKRA, Mathews Nielsen, Carve, BUUR & Latz+Partners, AECOM, Atlas Lab & Scott Allen, Mandaworks, ASPECT Studios, DWG. Urban Landscape Architects and many others. This edition includes conceptual and built projects from students and various small landscape design and multi-discipline firms. WLA 11 features high quality projects from the USA, China, South Africa, Australia, Netherlands, UK, Portugal, Canada,  Greece, Sweden and Zimbabwe.

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SLANT design competition | Transition

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With this, our fifth SLANT competition you are being invited to submit a design for a public space/park which will be designed to incorporate, in part or in whole, the concept of “Transition” and contestants will be free to interpret this concept as they please.

Transition effect us all most days of our lives and it can be found in many different areas of  our interests and activities. Politics, the Arts, Technology, History, Geography, Geology, Society, Family, Religion… these are just some of the areas that can express and experience transition, but you have a free hand in selecting your own area of interest on which to base your concept and design.

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The Royal Docks Ideas Competition announced

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Registration opens today to find new design ideas for London’s Royal Docks.  The Landscape Institute and Ecobuild, with support from the Mayor of London and London Borough of Newham, have launched ‘The Royal Docks Ideas Competition’ to find innovative design proposals that would transform the Royal Docks into a multi-functional, ‘liveable’ space.  Comprised of three docks in East London – Royal Albert Dock, Royal Victoria Dock and King George V Dock – the Royal Docks is the largest enclosed docks in the world with a water area of nearly 90 hectares.  The judging panel want entrants to incorporate green infrastructure and water sensitive design ideas into their proposals in an effort to make the area more resilient against environmental, social and economic challenges and to transform it into a world class location.

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