BIM and Landscape Architecture: What, Why, and How?

June 7, 2016,AEDT

Many landscape architects get hung up on the concept of BIM (Building Information Modeling), simply because it contains the word ‘building’. But BIM is really just the next technological progression in the AEC industry. It is a shift from creating printed drawings of the landscape, to creating and coordinating data | Read More

GUIDE | Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD, SuDS, LID)

March 22, 2015,AEDT

World Water Day (Sunday 21 March) is a great time to remember the role that landscape architects play in managing water in the landscape. Over the last decade Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) has increased in importance as the world understands the importance of water in cities and the effects | Read More

Vascular Plant | Yonjun Jo, Eujin Julia Kim

January 5, 2015,AEDT

Vascular Plant is new type of water infrastructure combines a series of water purification processes into a single vertical, water-circulating column. This utilizes a natural water circulation system such as those found in natural forests and underground water systems that extend horizontally from mountain to river areas.

STUDENT PROJECT | Genoa Green Infrastructure | Alessandro Vino

March 22, 2014,AEDT

The project developed a design idea for an elevated bike infrastructure in Genoa’s east Valley, known as Val Bisagno. The valley has been named after the seasonal stream that rushes through it, nowadays the area is one of Genoa’s busiest urban periphery, with 130.000 inhabitants and two major issues: 1) The recurring floods | Read More

WLA 2014 Outlook Survey | Results: Confident

January 21, 2014,AEDT

Recently, World Landscape Architecture surveyed its readers about their confidence going into 2014. And the results are in – with readers confident about the year ahead with 40.98% stating they are Confident and 12.7% seemly Very Confident about 2014;  40.98% of responders feel the 2014 outlook was OK, 11.07% Not Confident | Read More

Southport Broadwater Parklands | Southport Australia | AECOM

August 23, 2013,AEDT

The Southport Broadwater Parklands, with its spectacular Nerang River frontage and proximity to the Southport CBD, has long been a popular community gathering place on the Gold Coast. Realizing the potential for the parklands, the Gold Coast City Council applied for funding through the Q150 Legacy Infrastructure Program. Following the | Read More

Detailed design for Navy Pier unveiled

May 21, 2013,AEDT

A detailed design for Navy Pier has been unveiled more than one year after James Corner Field Operations was selected by The Navy Pier Inc. (NPI) Board to help reimagine Navy Pier’s public spaces, an effort designated as “Pierscape.”. Due to budget constraints, gone are some design elements including the floating swimming pool | Read More

Eat Your View | Veenkoloniën Netherlands | Felixx

March 13, 2013,AEDT

How can rural dynamics be employed to adequately cope with the global challenges that we are currently facing and how can these challenges once again turn rural areas into a system that works? The Veenkoloniën (Groningen peat district) is a rural area in the North of the Netherlands that is facing | Read More

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