Orla Conde transformation of the centre of Rio de Janeiro

April 4, 2017,AEDT

The “Orla Conde” Project is part of the process of transformation and urban recharacterization of the port region and centre of Rio de Janeiro, deriving from Porto Maravilha’s urban operation, which embraces an area of 5 million square meters approximately. As described in this operation, the aim is to “Promote | Read More

WLA’s Six Most Read Posts from 2016

December 29, 2016,AEDT

As we get ready for the countdown to the new year it is time to list the six most read posts from 2016. These included posts about BIM, waterfronts, climate adaptation, creating opportunities through stormwater problems, reusing mines for tourism and creating an  integrated framework of people orientated experiences. Nature-based Climate | Read More

Finalists For “Urban SOS: Fair Share” Competition

December 8, 2016,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute recently announced the four finalist teams in the annual Urban SOS competition, which asked university students to address some of the most pressing challenges faced by cities worldwide. The contest is presented in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). This | Read More

Landscape Institute announces 2016 Awards winners

November 25, 2016,AEDT

TACP Landscape Architects has won the prestigious President’s Award at the Landscape Institute’s annual awards today, Thursday 24 November, for its Green Infrastructure Action Plan for Pollinators in South East Wales. The plan will support and inspire landscape projects on public land to redress the decline in biodiversity and provide | Read More

anthropoScene Short Film Competition winner announced

November 8, 2016,AEDT

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects along with partners at the National Museum of Australia and LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture have announced the winners for the global anthropoScene Short Film Competition, which was decided by audience participation at the Not In My Backyard Outdoor Screening in Canberra on | Read More

LAGI 2016 design ideas competition announces winning teams

October 12, 2016,AEDT

Every two years, the Land Art Generator Initiative international design competition provides an opportunity for creative minds around the world to reflect on the nature of energy infrastructures and what they can aspire to be in their built form. How can they integrate themselves into our cities in ways that | Read More

Shortlist announced for Jurong Lake District Master Plan

September 27, 2016,AEDT

Launched in July this year, the search for multi-disciplinary teams to develop a master plan for Jurong Lake District attracted submissions from 35 multi-disciplinary teams. The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced today that it has shortlisted five out of the 35 teams to proceed to Stage 2 of the RFP exercise | Read More

UK Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition

September 14, 2016,AEDT

The UK government is inviting designers, architects and artists from all over the world to enter an international design competition for a striking new National Memorial commemorating the Holocaust. The competition, which was welcomed today by Prime Minister Theresa May at Prime Minister’s Questions, is the next step in creating | Read More

Urban SOS: Fair Share | Student Design Competition

August 6, 2016,AEDT

Urban SOS, an annual competition presented by AECOM and Van Alen Institute in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, challenges students around the globe to come together across disciplines to tackle some of our cities’ most pressing issues. The seventh edition in the series, Fair | Read More

2016 International Garden Festival at Reford Gardens

July 13, 2016,AEDT

  Twenty-six gardens will be on view this summer at the 17th edition of the International Garden Festival. Five new creations by designers from Canada, the United States, France and Switzerland will join the temporary installations on view and a sixth will be exhibited at special events throughout the summer.

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