Fishpond City | Xian China | Lu Yang, Christian Lindle, Raoul Bukor

December 20, 2013,AEDT

The Chinese hotspots of turbo urbanization have shifted: the large construction sites, engines of economic growth have moved inland to the large provincial capitals, like Xi‘an in Shaanxi. Literally thousands of high rises and shopping centers grow simultaneously, nerved by wide boulevards.

STUDENT | Future Hopley: Hutano, Mvura, Miti | Leonardo Robleto Costante

October 5, 2013,AEDT

Cities in developing countries are predominantly informal. Communities self‐construct their dwellings and adapt them to the needs quicker and better than any formal housing program. However, informal settlements are incomplete and unsustainable forms of urbanization, frequently lacking basic services, such as water supply, sanitation, accessibility, education, health, and amenities. This | Read More

Westerkade Parkkade | Rotterdam Netherlands | OKRA

October 3, 2013,AEDT

The vision for the city of Rotterdam is that it should be again the city engaging with the river Maas. The docks play an important role as a transitional area and recreational support. Recreation strengthens the relationship between city and water. In particular, the northern quays have been given a | Read More

Urban Food Jungle | AECOM

October 2, 2013,AEDT

Our rapidly urbanizing world is faced with a very real challenge — supporting a larger population with fewer resources. The UN reports that by 2050, the global population will swell to 9.1 billion — with 6.3 billion people predicted to live in urban areas.  This unprecedented urban growth requires a | Read More

COMPETITION | Lung Tsun Stone Bridge Remnants Preservation Corridor

September 28, 2013,AEDT

The “Design Ideas Competition for Preservation Corridor for Lung Tsun Stone Bridge Remnants” is open for entries from September 24. Qualified professionals and the general public are invited to contribute innovative design concepts for the preservation corridor to serve as a reference for the project in the future. The competition’s | Read More

Langtree Mall Redevelopment | Mildura Australia | Hansen Partnership

September 16, 2013,AEDT

Mildura is located in far North‐Western Victoria and is one of Victoria’s fastest growing municipalities, despite being the most isolated regional city. Mildura is considered the ‘sponge city’ of the region and is the main service area for a vast part of Victoria’s regional community, representing a particularly socially complex | Read More

LAGI heads to Copenhagen for 2014

September 10, 2013,AEDT

LAGI ideas competition will be held in Copenhagen for 2014. Previously LAGI was held in New York in 2012 and UAE in 2010, with the recent announcement by The Land Art Generator Initiative and Refshaleøen Holding that the LAGI 2014 ideas competition will be held in Copenhagen in partnership with IT University of Copenhagen, Refshaleøen Holding, Albertslund Municipality, Danish | Read More

Health City Novena | Singapore | Broadway Malyan

September 10, 2013,AEDT

Plans have been announced for a mega integrated healthcare hub, to be built around Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore, designed by Broadway Malyan. ‘Health City Novena’ is spearheaded by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, the National Healthcare Group and Singapore Health Ministry, and will serve patients in Central Singapore, where the | Read More

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