David Rubin on “The Commonground”

September 3, 2014,AEST

Recently, Eskenazi Health opened The Commonground, an outdoor public plaza design led by LAND COLLECTIVE Principal David Rubin. The plaza is just over an acre large and located adjacent to a historic Olmsted Brothers’ landscape which is part of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. As part of | Read More

This Week In Landscape | 15 September 2013

September 15, 2013,AEST

WLA’s weekly summary of built environment news How urban planners’ bid to impose order on cities is compromised | Jonathan Foyle | FT “We like to think we are free agents, entitled to some individual expression in our built environment. | Read More

Health City Novena | Singapore | Broadway Malyan

September 10, 2013,AEST

Plans have been announced for a mega integrated healthcare hub, to be built around Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore, designed by Broadway Malyan. ‘Health City Novena’ is spearheaded by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, the National Healthcare Group and Singapore Health | Read More

Chutes and Tires | ATLAS Lab

August 31, 2013,AEST

The importance of usable open space has been well documented at various times and at various places throughout the world. For centuries small parks and playgrounds have functioned as vital social networking tools and places of reprieve from the city | Read More

Crown Sky Garden | Chicago USA | mikyoung kim design

August 9, 2013,AEST

Situated in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Crown Sky Garden is a sanctuary for patients, families, doctors and administrators within this 23 story Children’s Hospital. The commitment to this sky garden was built upon a growing body of scientific | Read More

TechTown District Plan | Detroit USA | Sasaki Associates

May 1, 2013,AEST

TechTown—an emerging knowledge district in Midtown Detroit—is currently characterized by surface parking, vacant properties, and inward-facing, siloed hubs of activity. The TechTown District Plan articulates an inspiring vision for the revitalization of the district. The plan accelerates innovation, promotes entrepreneurship, | Read More

Cumberland Corner | Nashville USA | Edward Krafcik

March 11, 2013,AEST

As a thriving community and precedent for brownfield redevelopment, Cumberland Corner | Nashville is envisioned as the new, hip destination centered on recreation and health. In blending a culture of fitness enthusiasm with sport, living, working, dining, healthcare, food production | Read More

Re-purposing Sydney’s monorail

May 1, 2012,AEST

Recently, the NSW government announced that Sydney’s monorail infrastructure will be demolished only 24 years after it went into service. David Vago, Principal of habitation believes that this is a missed opportunity to retrofit the Monorail structure for a pedestrian focused open | Read More

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