Wenying Lake | Datong China | AECOM

April 17, 2013,AEDT

The Wenying Lake reservoir, also known as the “Mother Lake”, is the most important water supply for the ancient city of Datong. With a massive increase in urban development since the 1980’s, the once plentiful lake waters have been depleted, draining the site not only of water, but natural ecosystems | 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.

31st Street Harbor | Chicago USA | AECOM

December 18, 2012,AEDT

The 31st Street Harbor, one of the largest harbors built in Chicago in the last 50 years, transforms an underused portion of Lake Michigan lakeshore into a new public amenity. Unlike traditional harbors that are typically commercial ventures, this project took the approach of integrating the 1,000-slip marina with a | Read More

Urban SOS: Frontiers Competition Shortlist

November 30, 2012,AEDT

The shortlist for AECOM’s Urban SOS: Frontiers open ideas student competition has been announced. This years competition was seeking integrated design, planning, environmental restoration and engineering responses that address border, gateway and edge/fringe conditions in cities worldwide. Proposals had to address urban sites currently facing chronic liveability challenges that are largely the | Read More

A High Line for London competition shortlist announced

October 1, 2012,AEDT

A High Line for London design competition  launched by the Landscape Institute, Mayor of London and Garden Museum has announced the finalists shortlist of 20 designs selected from over 170 entries. Inspired by the success of New York’s High Line, an urban park which has transcended the commonly accepted role of an urban park, | Read More

Skolkovo Innovation Centre | Moscow Russia | AECOM

September 13, 2012,AEDT

The Skolkovo Innovation Center, also known as the Russian Silicon Valley, is a key Russian development project: a 460 hectare technology business area planned at Skolkovo, near Moscow, Russia. The strategic goal of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre is to concentrate international intellectual capital, thereby stimulating the development of break-through projects | 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

Final National Mall Designs go on display

April 9, 2012,AEDT

The Trust for the National Mall will exhibit the final design concepts of the  National Mall Design Competition from Monday, April 9 through Sunday, April 15. The concepts will be displayed  for public viewing and comment at the Smithsonian Castle and the National Museum of American History. The concepts, created by | Read More

Generator Studio Team Chosen to Build Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Pavilion

February 8, 2012,AEDT

A temporary pavilion that applies current and emerging technologies will be built on the grounds of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to coincide with the exhibition Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs 1851–1939, opening April 14. Generator Studio, a Kansas City architecture firm, designed Sun Pavilion | Read More

2011 Projects Review | October – December

December 31, 2011,AEDT

October National 9/11 Memorial | New York | PWP Landscape Architecture & Michael Arad 2016 Olympic Park Master Plan | Brazil | AECOM OKRA realizes architectonic intervention in Moscow at Sretenka Design Week

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