The 21st century is the century of landscape architecture: David Rubin

March 23, 2010,AEDT

Recently on the Urban Design Podcast, David Rubin a partner at Olin was interviewed in which David Rubin asserts that the twenty-first century is a century of landscape architecture, while the twentieth century was about architecture. His argument is that landscape architects are building spaces for society and forming human | Read More

NBBJ and Chan Krieger Sieniewicz to merge

March 16, 2010,AEDT

NBBJ, a global architecture and design firm, and Chan Krieger Sieniewicz, internationally-known for urban design and architecture excellence, announced today a merger of the two firms that will create an integrated team of over 700 architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners and interior designers. The Chan Krieger Sieniewicz team, including | Read More

Can landscape planning help get LEED certification?

March 5, 2010,AEDT

stltoday.com has just published a great article about the benefits of landscape architects and landscape planning in relation to obtaining LEED certification for developments through irrigation, mulching and specification of native plants. Its great to see some press about how landscape architects can assist owners or developers of commercial buildings. | Read More

KCAP wins Bay of Pasaia masterplan competition

March 4, 2010,AEDT

KCAP Architects & Planners have won the prestigious masterplanning competition for the development of a 70 hectare site at the Bay of Pasaia, San Sebastián, Spain. The site, currently used for harbor activity, will gradually become available for redevelopment. The project is considered as a key opportunity for the surrounding | Read More

Elkus/Manfredi vs AECOM/EDAW for Daytona redevelopment plans

February 25, 2010,AEDT

The city of Daytona Beach is trying to decide between Elkus/Manfredi and AECOM/EDAW for the opportunity to develop the tourist area around the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach. The possible redevelopment plans could hit $200 million. Originally, the city commissioner where talking to three teams including one lead by Morris | Read More

Short list announced for Lansdowne Park competition *UPDATE*

February 25, 2010,AEDT

The City of Ottawa released the names of the 5 firms that have been short listed from the 21 submissions received to  compete for the design of Lansdowne Park’s open space. The short listed firms are Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates – Cambridge, Massachusetts Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg – Vancouver, British Columbia | Read More

Johnson Pilton Walker & PWP selected for Barangaroo

February 24, 2010,AEDT

Premier Kristina Keneally and Planning Minister, Tony Kelly, yesterday formally signed an authorisation for the $6 billion contract with Lend Lease for commercial development of Barangaroo. At the same time as signing the contract Planning Minister Mr Kelly said that following an evaluation, Johnson Pilton Walker (Sydney based), in association | Read More

Cracknell appointed to SmartCity Malta

February 22, 2010,AEDT

Cracknell Landscape Architects based in the UAE, UK and Oman have been appointed the landscape architects for SmartCity Malta – ‘a premier ICT and media park, showcasing Malta to the world as the region’s new destination for high-tech industries…..With the Government of Malta as a partner, local, regional and international | Read More

Safe Trestles – Design Competition

February 20, 2010,AEDT

Architecture for Humanity in partnership with San Onofre Foundation and The Surfrider Foundation are staging an open design competition. This is a two-phase open competition to generate visionary ideas for a safe trail and railroad crossing that provides access Lower Trestles. After the eight-week Phase 1 period, 4-5 finalists will | Read More

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