Thames Baths Project | London UK | Studio Octopi

January 29, 2014,AEST

In 1865, Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s London sewage system was opened. 150 years later the sewers are at the limits of their capacity. In 2012, 57 combined sewer overflows discharged 39 million tonnes of sewage into the River Thames. Over the | Read More

Levinson Plaza | Boston USA | mikyoung kim design

October 4, 2013,AEST

Envisioned as an urban grove, this central gathering space represents the convergence of community in this diverse, mixed income, residential development. The design accommodates a complex program, layering the varied multi-cultural and intergenerational uses with a number of meaningful gathering | Read More

Civic Space Park | Phoenix USA | AECOM

July 23, 2013,AEST

Not known for public space, Phoenix, Arizona is often cited as an example of American suburban sprawl. But a new story of successful urbanism has emerged from this desert cityscape with the opening of Civic Space Park. This public space | Read More

Helsinki South Harbour | Helsinki Finland | PORT

June 27, 2013,AEST

Helsinkiʼs South Harbour has the potential to become a world-class urban waterfront, cited alongside Copenhagen, Barcelona, Rio, Sydney and Hong Kong as among the most spectacular waterside public realms in the world.

Compendium for the Civic Economy

June 13, 2013,AEST

Compendium for the Civic Economy is 25 case studies that show that small and big ideas can change the community and spread wider than we imagine. The book presents each case studies in 6 pages with summary, story, impact, key | Read More

Re-Cultivating the Forest City | Cleveland USA | PORT

May 31, 2013,AEST

At its economic and political height during the mid-20th century, Cleveland, Ohio had a population of nearly 1 million people and was building and investing in infrastructure and civic projects for projected growth that would double this population before the | Read More

Public Realm Scheme Underway in Watford

May 2, 2013,AEST

Work has started on site for a public realm scheme to improve the upper section of The Parade in Watford Town Centre. Designed by BDP the project responds to feedback from local residents and businesses who want to see the | Read More

Curating the Common | Lviv Ukraine | ATLAS lab

April 23, 2013,AEST

The redevelopment of the Bernardine Monastery Complex is based on the need to cultivate the district’s contemporary identity and needs while engaging with the site’s unique heritage. The system of open spaces and streets that encompass the complex need to | Read More

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