WLA #05 Landscape Architecture Quarterly Magazine

June 27, 2012,AEDT

WLA #05  is the latest edition of  our quarterly landscape architecture magazine includes built and unbuilt landscapes from around the world. It is great to see a wide range of projects from USA, New Zealand, Canada, UK, Italy and Guatemala. The contributing firms include Labics, Sasaki, SWA Group, MKSK,  Taylor Cullity | Read More

Calatrava designed Peace Bridge opens in Calgary

March 27, 2012,AEDT

The striking red Peace Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava opened to the public with a community celebration on Saturday 24 March. The bridge design was unveiled in 2009 to varied opinions and created controvesy for its color, design and cost. Now that has faded into the background as the bridge has become a reality | 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

Urban Prairie | Gatineau Canada | Claude Cormier + Associés with Aedifica

January 5, 2012,AEDT

The Canadian Museum of Civilization, designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal and inaugurated in 1989, is comprised of two pavilions, their architecture a startling embodiment of the country’s distinguishing geographical features. The public display wing replicates the dramatic effect of the glaciers; the contours of the curatorial wing symbolize the | Read More

Double Serpent Nature Walk | Legge Lewis Legge | Grand-Métis Canada

October 6, 2011,AEDT

Nature Walk is a further development of Round Up (After Monet), Legge Lewis Legge’s project commissioned for the 2008 International Garden Festival, held annually at the Jardins de Metis, Reford Gardens, Grand-Métis, Québec, Canada. Round Up (after Monet) was an array of 9 6-foot high earthworks bound with sod, heavy-duty | Read More

NIP Paysage wins Place de l’Acadie design competition

April 7, 2011,AEDT

The design competition was held as part of the project to redevelop Place de l’Acadie and Place Henri-Bourassa, was intended primarily to produce a concept for creating areas to refresh the surrounding air in order to help fight the urban heat island effect. The jury found that the project from | Read More

Canadian National Urban Design Awards announced

June 13, 2010,AEDT

Urban design and architectural excellence play an important role in maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Canadian cities. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in cooperation with Canadian municipalities, wish to promote public and private awareness | Read More

Lansdowne Park Design Competition entries revealed

May 26, 2010,AEDT

*UPDATE* Seems who ever wins of June 4 when the winner of the Lansdowne Park Competition will have to deal with a large amount of consultation with stakeholders and be ready to compromise on parts of there design as Parks Canada and Ontario Heritage Trust raise concerns about some of | Read More

Living Wall at Nova Scotia Community College [VIDEO]

May 14, 2010,AEDT

Dartmouth, NS – A living, breathing example of innovation is growing at Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC) Centre for the Built Environment at the Waterfront Campus in Dartmouth. Earlier today, NSCC president Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair helped students complete the first, permanent, exterior “living wall” east of Vancouver. “This living wall | Read More

Smell buffer urged for condo plan near Stampede

April 29, 2010,AEDT

A $1.1-billion condo and office development could peacefully coexist with the Calgary Stampede’s future livestock barns and truck-parking site, but the developer and Stampede should take measures to limit odour and noise problems, a new report says. The Ramsay Exchange project has been touted as a vibrant new district that | Read More

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