Koo’s Courtyard | Vancouver, Canada | Hapa Collaborative

December 12, 2015,AEDT

Tying together six townhouses on the site of an old autobody shop in Vancouver’s Strathcona neighbourhood, Koo’s Courtyard provides a small community with its social heart. The design challenge was to make a virtue of the narrow space, which has a width of 2.8m for most of its length. With | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | The Petite Camargue, a new vision for industrial landscapes

March 21, 2015,AEDT

“The Petite Camargue is a landscape whose characteristics have been moulded by human settlement and activities over time: it’s an essential economic and environment interdependence. One of these activities, the salt production, has been present for centuries on the vast lagoons of Aigues-Mortes, and it has shaped the landscape. Salt marshes are wasteland from | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 10 August 2014

August 10, 2014,AEDT

Postindustrial Landscapes from Kelly Flanagan on Vimeo. “This is a short clip of a longer documentary on the Architectural Association Visiting School’s workshop at the Academy of Art University’s School of Architecture exploring Postindustrial Landscapes. During this 10 day intensive workshop, students and instructors designed a flying object with remote | Read More

Chemin-Qui-Marche Lookout | Montreal Canada | GROUPE IBI-CHBA

January 21, 2014,AEDT

The planning concept for the park is an expression of the traces of its past and the important moments of its history. The esplanade also highlights the spirit of place found in the contemporary urban grid of the neighborhood. The park becomes a witness to the site’s history, commemorating it through three key landscape elements: the river and its piers, the vestiges of former railways lines, and the historic city in development.

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Ken Fletcher Park | Tennyson Australia | Form Landscape Architects

September 10, 2013,AEDT

Named after one of Brisbane’s greatest tennis players, Ken Fletcher Park is located on a former coal-fired power station site alongside the Tennyson Reach of the Brisbane River. The 2.9 hectare north facing site has emerged from its industrial past to become a contemporary district all abilities riverside park. Environmental | Read More

Landscape Testaccio | Rome Italy | Melania Bugiani

July 17, 2013,AEDT

In the old abattoir of Rome- today the Museum of Contemporary Art- two public gardens dealing with botanical spontaneity. On the occasion of Enel contemporanea 2012, an international art event that takes place in Rome annually, 75m of evergreens, perennial herbs and impromptu flowers alternate in volume and density and | Read More

Water Works Park shortlist announced

June 17, 2013,AEDT

Minneapolis Parks Foundation recently announced the shorlist  for the Water Works park schematic design project. The three shortlisted teams include Gustafson Guthrie Nicol with VJAA and Interboro (Seattle/Minneapolis/New York); SCAPE with Rogers Marvel (New York); Team West 8 (Rotterdam/New York). A five-member Designer Selection Committee chose the teams from a pool | Read More

Re-Cultivating the Forest City | Cleveland USA | PORT

May 31, 2013,AEDT

At its economic and political height during the mid-20th century, Cleveland, Ohio had a population of nearly 1 million people and was building and investing in infrastructure and civic projects for projected growth that would double this population before the turn of the century. Instead, the industrial economy quickly evaporated | Read More

Funmix Roof Garden | Beijing China | Loci Studio

April 11, 2013,AEDT

Vanke’s latest commercial project in Beijing – The ‘Funmix’ Shopping Centre – is aiming to change Beijing’s standard approach to shopping malls and commercial precincts. As its name suggests Vanke sees this project as possessing a little more life, vibrancy and boldness then the average project in its class.

Cronton Colliery | Knowlsey United Kingdom | HASSELL

March 28, 2013,AEDT

HASSELL was one of four finalists shortlisted in the Royal Institute of British Architects / Land Trust competition to create a master plan for a new public open space and visitor destination at the former Cronton Colliery site – a disused coal mine in Knowlsey, United Kingdom.

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