As a husband-and-wife, architect and landscape architect design-build team, WE Design integrated the architectural details into the landscape of this rooftop terrace to create an urban oasis high above the bustling streets of New York City. A custom outdoor kitchen, new green roof, and thoughtful lighting establish this previously underutilized | Read More
In early 2014, MKSK was approached by two local nonprofits, the Harmony Project and the Community Shelter Board (CSB), to design and install a garden at the future Van Buren Center in Columbus, Ohio. The Van Buren Center is owned and operated by the CSB and is the largest homeless | Read More
Duke University’s 8000-acre campus is renowned on many levels—its breathtaking neo-gothic architecture, the Olmsted brothers’ splendid landscape plan, and an edenic setting within the greater matrix of the Duke Forest. Campus life shifts between East and West, with the Olmsted Brothers’ designed Campus Drive as the meandering link between.
ASPECT Studios was commissioned by Vanke Hefei for the landscape design of this 33,200 sqm landmark retail destination and office development in the city of Hefei, capital of Anhui province. Phase 1 of the project was recently opened to the public with great success and Phase 2 will be completed | Read More
Appletons were appointed as part of a design team to prepare a package of work to construct an orangery, additional accommodation, office and garage within the curtilage of an historic farm house building on the edge of the West Lancashire Pennine Moors near Belmont and within a Conservation Area.
Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer today announced that NYCEDC has selected the Lowline, to bring the world’s first underground park to the Lower East Side. This conditional designation serves as the first major step in making this project a reality, resulting | Read More
The “RUINS·REBIRTH” Dongjingyu Village Regeneration International Landscape Design Competition co-organized by China Building Centre (CBC), Yuyang Township Government and Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute. As a point of departure for Dongjingyu Village’s regeneration masterplan, this competition seeks to respond to the rural revival movement across China and explore the | Read More
LEVS architecten and VLUGP have won an international competition for the design of a new residential area nearby the Russian city of Kazan. The winning master plan and architectural concept take a ‘Dutch approach’ to create a living environment for approximately 17,000 residents. Intimate dimensions, green spaces, informal bike paths | Read More
Building on the community vision and strength held the keys to the successful revitalization of Regent Park, a historically marginalized neighbourhood. As part of this revitalization, a new building at 40 Oak Street opened in 2012 to host the Christian Resource Centre’s 87 affordable housing units and community hub. 40 | Read More
Back in early June, the Landscape Architecture Foundation held a summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future at the University of Pennsylvania. Over 700 attendees gathered to hear 25 Declarations and attend nine thematic panels to see if the landscape architecture profession has fulfilled its promises in 1966 and also to | Read More