Field Operations wins Santa Monica project *UPDATE*

February 23, 2010,AEDT

Christopher Hawthorne reported recently for the Los Angeles Times that Field Operations has won the project for the 7 acres around the Santa Monica City Hall beating out teams including Frank Gehry & Peter Walker. The Field Operations proposal was the only one without an architecture firm attached. For more | Read More

Landscape Architects in NY Mag’s – Reasons to Love New York

December 14, 2009,AEDT

New York Magazine recently published its ‘Reasons to Love New York’ and in at No.33 was Because Times Square will never be finished and reported that When the department of Transportation closed seven blocks of Broadway to cars this summer, New Yorkers were offered an object lesson in how profoundly | Read More

Pier 11 back on table

August 14, 2009,AEDT

Metro International reports PHILADELPHIA. Redevelopment of a 1-acre pier shooting into the Delaware River has been touted as a change for the better at the mostly-ignored waterfront ……. “There is a lot of physical problems why [development has] been difficult to achieve in the past not the least is the | Read More

Dutch success in London – OKRA wins Croydon Competition

July 15, 2009,AEDT

OKRA landscape architects have won the prestigious “International Urban Design Competition for Wellesley Road and Park Lane in Croydon” in London. Lead consultant OKRA participates in this project with Urhahn Urban Design, Peter Brett Associates, Karakusevic Carson Architects and Soundings. The ambition for Croydon is to transform the area, which | Read More

After Years of Advocacy, Newly Renovated High Line Opens – NYTimes.com

June 9, 2009,AEDT

NYTimes.com reports Standing on a newly renovated stretch of an elevated promenade that was once a railway line for delivering cattle — surrounded by advocates, elected officials and architects who made the transformation happen SOURCE: After Years of Advocacy, Newly Renovated High Line Opens – NYTimes.com Design TeamJames Corner Field | Read More

The High Line: New York’s newest park – Times Online

May 17, 2009,AEDT

Paul Croughton of the Times Online reports “New York’s most famous green space is about to become old news. In terms of public parkland, there’s a new kid on the block. Twenty-two blocks, actually. New York’s latest development, the High Line, stretches 1.45 miles along Manhattan’s West Side, from Gansevoort | Read More

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