CALL FOR ENTRIES | 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellece

October 31, 2014,AEDT

  The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities. | Read More

IGA Berlin 2017 design winners announced

September 30, 2013,AEDT

The landscape architectural design competition for the IGA Berlin 2017 has been won by geskes.hack Landschaftsarchitekten and VIC Brücken und Ingenieurbau designing one of the largest open space projects in Berlin.  The landscape design is for a unique new park landscape is to be built over an area of  more than 100 hectares. Beginning | Read More

Mill River Park and Greenway | Stamford Connecticut | OLIN

September 12, 2013,AEDT

J.B. Jackson, in his book Discovering the Vernacular Landscape, wrote “No group sets out to create a landscape of course.  What it sets out to do is to create a community, and the landscape as its visible manifestation is simply the by-product of people working and living, sometimes coming together, sometimes | Read More

QueensWay | New Park from Abandoned Rail Spans in Queens | WXY + DLAND

August 27, 2013,AEDT

Working with DLANDSTUDIO, the firm WXY leads planning and feasibility study of a 3.5-mile greenway park on defunct rail lines, for cultural and recreational uses. WXY Architecture + Urban Design and DLANDSTUDIO Landscape Architecture & Architecture have been selected for the commission to lead a feasibility study and planning phase | Read More

This Week In Landscape | 11 November 2012

November 11, 2012,AEDT

This Weeks landscape links from around the world Employment Plans Bump Up, & 2/3 of Landscape Architecture Firm Respondents Predict an Improved Economy in 2013 ASLA’s Q3 Business Quarterly survey shows the USA economy looking up New York’s Wet Future: How the City Could Live With the Sea Rather Than Fighting | Read More

2050 Ultra Flood Plain | Ayutthaya Thailand | Shma

October 16, 2012,AEDT

The goal of modern development has created a clear separation between agricultural and industrial activities, between human and nature, between fluid and solid territories, which become a threat to human living. As we move forwards and slowly detach from nature, we neglect the power of it and forget how we | Read More

Call for Entries | Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

October 12, 2012,AEDT

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) awarded by the Bruner Foundation, is now accepting entries for its 2013 competition.  RBA biannually celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. The 2013 program marks 25 years since the award was first | Read More

Light at end of tunnel – AIA Billings highest in two years

May 20, 2010,AEDT

For the third straight month the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has gone up. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lag time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the April ABI rating was | Read More

The new urban India

March 27, 2010,AEDT

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article – Re-Imagining a New Urban India (subscription) written by Jaydeep Mody and Divya Dwivedi. The article looks at how urbanisation and economic growth go hand in hand and require macro and integrate planning. Jaydeep Mody writes Urban centers have the advantage of | Read More

SWA urban design project in Anning, China starts construction

January 5, 2010,AEDT

The principal government of Miyi County in Sichuan Province, China, just north of Kunming, has started construction on the first phase of a 330-hectare (1.3 square miles) new-town designed by SWA Group’s Los Angeles office utilizing historical ecologies as well as technology innovation to create a more sustainable community. One | Read More

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