Horse Farm of the Future | Shift Landscape + Urbanism + Strategy

October 31, 2012,AEDT

This project uses ideas of sustainable design and development from other sectors such as commercial and public space projects and applies them to the equine facility. Horse Farm of the Future, imagines a facility that is much more ecologically effective and more self sufficient through energy production, use of local | Read More

Fresh Kills Sneak Peak 2012

August 25, 2012,AEDT

On Sunday, 23 September the NYC Parks & Recreation will open the 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill for the third year to give a free sneak peek to the transformation into NYC’s biggest and most fascinating new park, on Staten Island’s west shore. Put the event in your diary/smartphone for your sunday in the | Read More

20 firms invited for Phase 1 of Fort Mason Center Revisited

May 8, 2012,AEDT

Fort Mason Center has announced the 20 firms invited for Phase 1 of the  FORT MASON CENTER REVISITED design competition. In Phase 1 requires the firms to submit a Statement of Interest and the teams qualifications. Phase 2 will include three finalists selected to develop concepts for the Pier One(currently storage), the Public | Read More

Down to 4: Waller Creek Design Competition short list

April 16, 2012,AEDT

Back in February we reported that the shortlist for the Waller Creek Design Competition had been shortened to nine teams. Now after Stage 2 (interviews) the shortlist has been whittled down to 4 teams lead by CMG and Public Architecture Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. and Thomas Phifer & Partners Turenscape + Lake | Read More

WLA #04 Quarterly Landscape Architecture Magazine

March 23, 2012,AEDT

Launching the #04 edition of WLA Quarterly Landscape Architecture Magazine which includes  projects from OLIN, Sasaki Associates, ACT, BDP, HASSELL, LOLA, Deltavormgroep and Piet Oudolf, Design Workshop and Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander. The projects range from small scale designs to strategic master plan for a New Seven | Read More

MVVA: What will 2112 bring? [VIDEO]

March 5, 2012,AEDT

Steelcase asked 100 Minds from around the world to help them dream big about the next 100 years. Michael Van Valkenburgh along with Matthew Urbanski, Gullivar Shepard, Danielle Choi and Nicholas Pevzner of MVVA describe their aspirations for a future that is characterized by resourcefulness, ecological vitality, and urban landscapes | Read More

EFLA Student & Young Professionals Competition opens for entries

February 29, 2012,AEDT

European Federation of Landscape Architects (EFLA) has launched the Student & Young Professionals Competition which aims to help up and coming designers to get exposure for their projects and work. Any landscape architect (a student or a professional under the age of 35) can submit their entries. The competition and the | Read More

Powerless Structures, Fig. 101 unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in London

February 29, 2012,AEDT

The new commission for the Fourth Plinth, Powerless Structures, Fig. 101, by artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, was unveiled recently in London’s Trafalgar Square. The child is elevated to the status of a historical hero in line with the existing iconography of the other statues in the square. Instead of acknowledging | Read More

West 8 wins Constitutional Court design competition

April 19, 2011,AEDT

The Paul Baumgartner-designed Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe is being restored. The campus of the court complex is to be revitalized and situated adjacent to the botanical garden and is part of the Schlossgarten. West 8’s winning competition entry features a grassland with stylized concrete tracks which make a patterned landscape in | Read More

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