Shanghai is home to nearly 24 million people. That’s a lot of mouths to feed. But over the last two decades, China has lost over 123,000 square kilometers of farmland to urbanization—a land area equivalent to nearly the entire state of Iowa. Of the arable land that remains, it is | Read More
Steeple Chase Farms, a 13 acre private residential horse farm located in Greenwich, CT, includes a 7,000 sq. ft. home, stables, indoor riding arena, grazing paddocks, run-in sheds and an equipment garage with groom’s quarters. The architecture, inspired by the late 19th century shingle style homes made popular by the | Read More
The concept design of the outdoor educational facility for the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County was to build an interactive play area to connect children with nature that inspires future learning and a commitment to sustainable practices.
The setting for this project is a 110 hectare sub-division of a wine farm in the Cape Winelands between Somerset West and Stellenbosch, consisting of existing vineyards and some indigenous natural areas largely infested with alien invader species. Small wine farms are generally commercially unsustainable and to this end the | Read More
Surroundings is a new video series that tells the stories behind some of Metro Vancouver’s well-known public places from the perspectives of the landscape architects who designed them. The first episode (televised on Shaw TV) features Don Vaughan and focuses on bringing meaning to place through the use of public art. | Read More
The human race is faced with a challenge. As the population continues to grow our reliance on the planet’s natural resources is threatened by overuse and neglect. In order to endure, humanity must discover new ways to restore the balance between people and natural systems. This presents an invaluable opportunity | Read More
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
In cooperation with the ministry for public works of Surinam and commissioned by RIKa Suriname a plan for a therapeutic care farm has been developed. The urban plan and visualization of the area were designed by Stijlgroep landscape and urban design.
Linearscape won the Harlem Edge competition with Sym’bio’pia. A prototype for dense urban environments where food can be locally grown year round in controlled symbiotic environments and distributed through existing networks of farmers’ markets, grocery stores and community supported agricultural pick-up areas.
Erie Street Plaza is a small urban plaza in the Historic Third Ward district of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The 13,000-square-foot plaza lies at the point where the Milwaukee River meets the Federal Channel as it empties into Lake Michigan. It is the final link in a series of public space activators | Read More