STUDENT PROJECT | Greenway | Budapest Hungary | Lilla Szabó

May 13, 2013,AEDT

In line with international trends, value-based development contradictions form the urbanistic discussions in Hungary, especially concerning Budapest. Continuous expansion of urban areas and development of road systems are major challenges for the capital. Simultaneously, the increasing exhaustion and elimination of green areas embracing the city decreases their environmental potential.

Salwator Square | Kraków Poland | Land-Arch Partnership

May 3, 2013,AEDT

This area is located in one of Krakow’s historical districts, though not directly in the city center. This pleasant, neighborhood required an eye-catching space that would reflect it’s original charm. Salwator district was based on the garden-city concept and now still is one of the more pleasant places in Kraków.

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

Rainer Schmidt and West 8 entries win Guangzhou Fangcun Huadi Competition

February 27, 2013,AEDT

Guangzhou City Government announced that two winning entries were selected for the Guangzhou Fangchun Huadi Sustainable Master Plan competition. The two separate entries selected include the team of Rainer Schmidt Landscape Architects with Guangzhou Planning Design Institute and another entry by West 8.

The Plaza | Mumbai India | AECOM

February 13, 2013,AEDT

The Plaza, Worli is a high end luxury retail development promoted by the prestigious Bombay Realty group of Mumbai. The 3 acre project is located in the heart of the upmarket district of Worli in Mumbai. The scheme comprises an elegant courtyard surrounded by colonnades which integrates a restored historic | Read More

2050 Ultra Flood Plain | Ayutthaya Thailand | Shma

October 16, 2012,AEDT

The goal of modern development has created a clear separation between agricultural and industrial activities, between human and nature, between fluid and solid territories, which become a threat to human living. As we move forwards and slowly detach from nature, we neglect the power of it and forget how we | Read More

A High Line for London winners announced

October 8, 2012,AEDT

The Landscape Institute, Mayor of London and Garden Museum has announced Pop Down by Fletcher Priest Architects as the winner of the A High Line for London design competition. Fletcher Priest Architects designed Pop Down to “create an urban mushroom garden lit by sculptural glass-fibre mushrooms at street level inside the ‘Mail Rail’ tunnels beneath Oxford Street.”

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