Bosco Verticale/Vertical Forest | Milan Italy | Boeri Studio

January 27, 2014,AEDT

The Vertical Forest project aims to build high-density tower blocks with trees within the city. The first example of a Vertical Forest is currently under construction in Milan in Porta Nuova Isola area, part of a larger redevelopment project developed by Hines Italia with two towers which are 80 metres | Read More

Bellamy Park | Vlissingen Netherlands | OKRA

July 29, 2013,AEDT

The location of Bellamy Park in Vlissingen is unique, certainly in the Netherlands and because of its relation to the Western Scheldt and the sea. The Bellamy Park, the de Ruyterplein and the Beursplein in Vlissingen form an ensemble of spaces in the context of a changing maritime town. The | Read More

Wine Center | La Rioja Spain | Rivas Y Ureña Arquitectos

April 2, 2013,AEDT

Wine, gastronomy and culture have been traditionally related in Spain. Vineyard cultivation has set up a unique, singular landscape in La Rioja. Besides, culinary arts are quite a well-established tradition in this region.

An Unexpected Hanging-Garden | Singapore | AgFacadesign & Tierra Design

March 29, 2013,AEDT

A recently completed building with 4 additional floors; the requirement was to replace an unsightly mesh-façade and improve on a bland and uninviting disused space behind it. Located within the prime Singapore Central Business District (CBD), the 1984 building is 10 storeys tall and was originally designed to be environmentally | Read More

Liefsgade Square | Copenhagen Denmark | Preben Skaarup Landscape

March 20, 2013,AEDT

The municipality of Copenhagen decided to establish 3 full automatic underground car parks, located in urban areas where parking on surface was insufficient. The goals were to establish more parking area together with more open space for people in high density living areas.

Albion Place | Sydney Australia | McGregor Coxall

January 9, 2013,AEDT

Building upon the existing vibrancy of Sydney’s southern entertainment precinct Albion Place has been regenerated through the installation of finely detailed stainless steel seating terraces fronting the heritage brick facades of adjacent offices, galleries and restaurants. Planter boxes integrated with the seating terraces break down the longitudinal space of the lane providing | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 18 November 2012

November 18, 2012,AEDT

Landscape Links from around the world  Urban Sustainability Enhanced Through Landscape Architecture | Thomas R. Tavella, FASLA | Living Green Magazine This article explores ways that landscape architectures are not only “greening” up properties in the more literal sense, but “greening” them up through the implementation of sustainable technologies and approaches. | Read More

Averbode Abbey Square | Scherpenheuvel-Zichem Belgium | OMGEVING

September 19, 2012,AEDT

Reflections on the Past and the Present in the Courtyard of Averbode Abbey  In the summer of 2012 the recently rejuvenated courtyard of Averbode Abbey has opened its doors inviting everyone to enjoy its centuries-old architecture and Baroque church standing at its heart. These impressive buildings are literally reflected in the grand | Read More