COMPETITION | SuburbiaTransformed 3.0 | Registrations Open

August 19, 2013,AEDT

An international competition for built and visionary (unbuilt) residential landscapes in professional and student categories The James Rose Center is pleased to announce its third international Residential Design Competition/Exhibition. of Suburbia Transformed 3.0 is to promote and celebrate residential designs that go beyond “green” by explicitly using sustainable strategies, tactics and technologies | Read More

Streetmix | interactive street section builder app

August 17, 2013,AEDT

Do you spend hours playing sim city or crushing candies? We’ve found a productivity tool for landscape architects that is just as fun. Streetmix is a free interactive street section builder that allows anyone to be able to build up a street with various lanes and urban elements including lighting, | Read More

10 teams selected for Rebuild by Design competition

August 10, 2013,AEDT

Back in June the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force in collaboration with others launched  Rebuild by Design to promote resilience for Sandy-affected regions.   Rebuild by Design  is a multi-stage regional design competition that will develop innovative projects to protect and enhance Sandy-affected communities. Recently, the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force announced that 10 | Read More

Fangshan Tangshan National Geopark Museum | Nanjing China | HASSELL

August 2, 2013,AEDT

Following an international landscape design competition, HASSELL has been engaged by Nanjing Tangshan Construction Investment and Development Company to deliver the public realm for the Fangshan Tangshan National Geopark Museum. Located 40 kilometres east of Nanjing, the Museum’s 15 hectares of public open space occupies a geologically significant area within | Read More

Matthew Strange | Curbed Young Guns Semi-finalist

August 1, 2013,AEDT

 Recently, we heard about Matthew Strange, a landscape architect who has made the Curbed Young Guns semi-finals. Curbed Young Guns is in its first year, aims to identify promising up-and-coming talent (35 and under) in the fields of architecture, interior design, and urban development. We interviewed Matthew via email about | Read More

Civic Space Park | Phoenix USA | AECOM

July 23, 2013,AEDT

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 sits on a 2.7-acre site in downtown Phoenix, offering residents, | Read More

Landscape Testaccio | Rome Italy | Melania Bugiani

July 17, 2013,AEDT

In the old abattoir of Rome- today the Museum of Contemporary Art- two public gardens dealing with botanical spontaneity. On the occasion of Enel contemporanea 2012, an international art event that takes place in Rome annually, 75m of evergreens, perennial herbs and impromptu flowers alternate in volume and density and | Read More

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