D’Leedon residential development is located in a strategic position within the Farrer Court residential area of Singapore, a unique influence on the character of the site is the absence of nearby high rise buildings. Its direct connection to Farrer Road make this a prestigious and highly visible site.
Zaha Hadid Architects’ design for Farrer Court is generated by the study of the existing alignments of circulation, buildings and landscapes adjacent to the site. These various axes are drawn into the site and linked together to inform a series of construction lines with the highest degree of connectivity to the surrounding neighbourhood.
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WLA Magazine is putting out the CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for WLA 26. The next edition of WLA Magazine is unthemed and we are looking for great projects from across the world. Projects can be built or unbuilt(conceptual) and can include either design or research based projects.
This edition is unthemed and is open to submissions of built and unbuilt (conceptual) landscape architecture work. We are looking for the best work from around the world that provides our readers with a diverse range of projects. Previous submissions include urban plazas, parks, playgrounds, art installations (sculptural, lighting, temporary works and popups), gardens, retail development, roof gardens, wetlands, masterplanning documents, landscape urbanism and many more. We welcome designers and firms to submit their works by Friday June 3 (11:59pm Honolulu time).
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The Landscape design of The Zire Wongamat provides spacious relaxation spaces in different settings to its residents by extending the architectural lines of the residential buildings onto the landscape. These spaces caters for a variety of activities and functions such as beach terraces, landscaped garden, children’s play area and a multipurpose sports court and roof deck.
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Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decided to modify its existing permit to allow the reconstruction of Pier 54, now known as Pier 55, in Hudson River Park, paving the way for The Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT) and Pier55 Inc. to move forward with construction this summer.
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In October 2015, Novofibre joined over 1,000 designers and artists for one of the most exciting design events in China. Every year the China Institute of Interior Design (CIID) hosts an “Open Exhibit” showcasing the world’s best creative talent and cutting edge design products. Novofibre worked with renowned artist and designer Lin Xueming to create an incredibly innovative, thought provoking and visually stunning exhibition.
Continue reading Novofibre’s “Yu” Installation Fuses Designer Aesthetic with Call for Environmental Awareness
James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher and Partners
Recently the four finalists for the Pershing Square Renew design competition presented their proposals for re-invisioning Pershing Square. Pershing Square, the public park that covers an entire city block adjacent to LA’s Historic Core, Jewelry District, Bunker Hill and Civic Center, as well as a major transit station, has seen multiple incarnations, the most recent an overhaul dating back to the early 1990s. In September 2015, Councilmember Huizar spurred the creation of Pershing Square Renew, a public-private partnership to overhaul and re-envision the five-acre park that emerged from the Council member’s broad vision for a revitalized Downtown LA.
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World Landscape Architecture is proud to publish the latest edition of WLA Magazine edition 25. We have selected 14 projects from around the world including projects from James Corner Field Operations, TOPOTEK1, ATLAS LAB, ARM + TCL, Kinnear Landscape Architects, Rios Clementi Hale Studios and many more including the Award winning Lansdowne Park from PFS Studio.
WLA 25 projects are built and conceptual urban projects giving us an insight into recent past projects and a look into the future. You can purchase WLA 25 for $3.99USD or subscribe for $20 per year