The Steel Yard | Providence USA | Klopfer Martin Design Group

February 5, 2013,AEDT

Most cities with industrial pasts inherit problematic environmental futures.  The Steel Yard’s cleanup is a showcase for regenerative design in a tough environment. Within industrial Providence, our project is a public intervention that upends commonly held notions of blighted neighborhoods and shows the potential for real, actively engaged – not | Read More

‘Waterproofing New York’ at CCNY

January 25, 2013,AEDT

CCNY’s event on Febraury 9 will examine storm protection opportunities that incorporate multiple infrastructure systems. “After experiencing two destructive tropical storms in as many years, New York City finds itself forced to adapt to the reality of catastrophic weather events resulting from climate change. However, it cannot rely on simple | Read More

NEO Bankside | London UK | Gillespies

January 23, 2013,AEDT

Paralleling the opening of London’s luxury NEO Bankside development next to the Tate Modern is the unveiling of a new city-centre green landscape. At NEO Bankside, Gillespies has created a series of richly-detailed garden spaces around the footprint of the apartment pavilions, designed by architects RSHP. The final landscape features | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 9 December 2012

December 9, 2012,AEDT

This Weeks landscape architecture links from around the world…. Designing the Urban Landscape To Meet 21st Century Challenges | Diane Toomey | Yale Environment 360 Martha Schwartz, a professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, explains in a Yale Environment 360 interview how creative landscape architecture can help cities become | Read More

Grand Park | Los Angeles USA | Rios Clementi Hale Studios

December 5, 2012,AEDT

IMAGE CREDIT | Jim Simmons Grand Park’s landscape architecture and architecture by Rios Clementi Hale Studios creates a distinctive, interconnected, and inviting space. The design is inspired by the diversity of the people of the region, both explicitly and implicitly, in the variety of its lawns, terraces, plazas, and gardens. Although | Read More

The National Creative Cluster | Beijing China | Sasaki Associates

November 29, 2012,AEDT

Since the beginning of the 21st century, Beijing has made huge strides to solidify its position as one of the world’s great cities.  It is a city that is modernizing rapidly— skyscrapers are rising out of fallow fields, a new transportation system is extending the reach of the city, and | Read More

Washington Canal Park | Washington D.C. USA | OLIN

November 27, 2012,AEDT

OLIN, has led the design and construction of Canal Park in Washington, D.C. The park opened to the public on November 16, 2012. One of the first parks built as part of the District’s Anacostia Waterfront Initiative, Canal Park has been designed as a vibrant social gathering place and an | Read More

The Artists’ Backyard: Phase 1 | Raleigh USA | NC State Department of Landscape Architecture Design+Build Studio

November 10, 2012,AEDT

The NC State Department of Landscape Architecture Design+Build Studio recently transformed an otherwise anonymous stretch of mulch between two campus residence halls into a high-­‐performance landscape, rich with social and environmental affordances. This landscape, called the Artists’ Backyard (derived from the adjacent Arts Village living/learning community), uses a holistic approach to | Read More

New ‘Ashtag’ app launches to curb spread of devastating disease

October 30, 2012,AEDT

Experts at the University of East Anglia recently launched a new weapon in the fight against the deadly ash disease which threatens to wipe out 80 million UK trees, has seen ash imports to the UK suspended and large-scale tree felling tabled. But quick thinking environmental specialists at UEA’s Adapt Low Carbon | Read More

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