Torre Arcobaleno restored in Milan

August 19, 2016,AEDT

The Torre Arcobaleno, a recognizable mark on the city and emotional landscape of Milan, and symbol of the capital of fashion and design, has been restored to its original splendour thanks to the restoration work carried out by Bazzea-B Construction Technology, Condor, Row Solutions, Mapei and Marazzi, with the patronage | Read More

World Expo 2017 | Astana Kazakhstan | HOK

February 5, 2014,AEDT

In the early summer of 2013, HOK was invited to participate in a design competition for the 2017 Expo Design in Astana – the rapidly developing capital of Kazakhstan.   The theme for the expo; “Future Energy”, challenged entrants to demonstrate the use of innovative technologies capable of affecting people’s perception | Read More

Masterplan for Dubai’s Expo 2020 bid led by HOK

December 5, 2013,AEDT

Dubai has been chosen as the site of the 2020 World Expo. HOK led designer of the team that developed the master plan for the Expo, which is expected to draw more than 25 million visitors from October 2020 through April 2021.  Dubai’s selection – themed “Connecting Minds, Creating the | Read More

Path Garden | Beijing China | Christopher Counts Studio with Jay Lee

April 3, 2013,AEDT

The ‘Path Garden’ is designed to inspire visitors with a playful sense of wonder, excitement, and discovery. The engine of this design is a vertically and horizontally exaggerated path that guides visitors through a cinematic arrangement of bold chromatic juxtapositions of plants, water, topography, and garden structures typically experienced in larger landscapes.

Bruno Marques, organizer of EFLA Regional Congress

October 23, 2011,AEDT

Laure Aubert is a landscape architect working in Germany who attended the 2011 IFLA Congress in Zurich. Laure interviewed various Congress attendees which we will feature over the next two weeks. Bruno Marques is responsible organizer of the upcoming EFLA Regional Congress “Mind the Gap. Landscapes for a New Era”.and answers | Read More

Garden of 10,000 bridges 万桥园 opens at Xian Expo: West 8

April 29, 2011,AEDT

The International Horticultural Expo in Xian, China opened on 28th April. The Garden of 10,000 bridges by West 8 is complete along with many other display gardens. Gardens are telling stories; they are poetry and have a narrative. Our garden represents the human life, the path of people’s lifetime. This path | Read More

Construction begins on Xian International Horticultural Exhibition

November 30, 2010,AEDT

With just under 150 days to go before the opening of 2011 International Horticultural Exhibition to be held in Xian, China (西安, 陕西) construction is in full swing on the gardens including West 8’s Garden of 10.000 Bridges (pictured above). Gardens are telling stories; they are poetry and have a narrative. | Read More

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