Mill River Park and Greenway | Stamford Connecticut | OLIN

September 12, 2013,AEDT

J.B. Jackson, in his book Discovering the Vernacular Landscape, wrote “No group sets out to create a landscape of course.  What it sets out to do is to create a community, and the landscape as its visible manifestation is simply the by-product of people working and living, sometimes coming together, sometimes | Read More

LakeSim prototype connects urban planning with scientific models for large-scale development

August 22, 2013,AEDT

LakeSim is a collaboration between University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, the Computation Institute, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and McCaffery to develop a prototype computational framework for Chicago Lakeside development. Planning for Chicago Lakeside will necessitate augmenting traditional tools with data and scientific computation, allowing developers to model the complex interplay between energy, | Read More

This Week In Landscape | 9 June 2013

June 9, 2013,AEDT

This Week in Landscape – your weekly update of landscape links from around the world….. Meet The 13 Designers On Fast Company’s Most Creative People List | Belinda Lanks | Fast Co. Design Diana Balmori (Principal – Balmori Associates) made the #3 spot on Fast Company’s 2013 Most Creative People List | Read More

Re-Cultivating the Forest City | Cleveland USA | PORT

May 31, 2013,AEDT

At its economic and political height during the mid-20th century, Cleveland, Ohio had a population of nearly 1 million people and was building and investing in infrastructure and civic projects for projected growth that would double this population before the turn of the century. Instead, the industrial economy quickly evaporated | Read More

UC Davis West Village | Davis USA | SWA Group

May 24, 2013,AEDT

UC Davis West Village is a new 222-acre development in Davis, California that responds to a substantial growth in the number of students, faculty and staff living on the University’s campus. The city of Davis is a unique and cherished community, and great care was taken throughout the design and | Read More

Viceroy Anguilla | Barnes Bay Anguilla | EDSA

May 10, 2013,AEDT

Viceroy Anguilla, a 35-acre resort at the west end of the island of Anguilla, is positioned to take advantage of its unique setting, boasting over 3,000 feet of beach frontage across two bays. Interiors blend seamlessly with exteriors as open walkways and courtyards provide views of the water as well | Read More

EVENT | George W. Bush Presidential Center Dedication

April 25, 2013,AEDT

The dedication ceremony for George W. Bush Presidential Center will be held today including a parkland designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. The design reflects the Bush’s love for their native Texas landscape and includes trees from their ranch tree farm. MVVA have spent over 2 and half years on site | Read More

In Situ Estate Garden | Redding USA | AHBL

April 13, 2013,AEDT

At its core, In Situ is a study in restoration, both of the site and the mind. Functionally designed as a garden for entertaining, this eight acre retreat in rural Connecticut incorporates sculptural art, exterior fire features, multiple water features, and several areas for outdoor dining. These luxuries are subtly | Read More

Padaro Lane | Carpinteria USA | Keith LeBlanc Landscape Architecture

March 25, 2013,AEDT

The modern aesthetic of this striking home was embraced by the landscape architect during the renovation of the coastal garden. The design of the renovated landscape unifies the site with the residence by embracing the distinctive architectural language and existing plant palette while incorporating contemporary standards of environmental stewardship. The | Read More

The Plaza | Mumbai India | AECOM

February 13, 2013,AEDT

The Plaza, Worli is a high end luxury retail development promoted by the prestigious Bombay Realty group of Mumbai. The 3 acre project is located in the heart of the upmarket district of Worli in Mumbai. The scheme comprises an elegant courtyard surrounded by colonnades which integrates a restored historic | Read More

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