Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL) with Troppo Architects have been selected as the winning design team to reinvent Adelaide’s Henley Square following an international design competition held by the City of Charles Sturt in South Australia.
Its northern summer and there seems to plenty of landscape writing for your weekly reading. This Week in Landscape will add some links from non-english sources for our readers.
Topos Landscape Award 2013 goes to Peter Latz | Peter Zöch | Topos
PLAY GROUNDS — Global | Monocle
Architect Jeanne Gang threads nature into urban landscapes | Lori Rotenberk | Grist
Landscape Architecture Program Appoints New Chair
Sydney’s Urban Areas To Be Hit Hard By Global Warming | Asian Scientist
To mark 50 years of Singapore’s green movement: Grow a plant out of a stamp | Strait Times (Sunday)
Why are allotments becoming less popular? | Julian Baggini | Guardian
10 Things Adored by Landscape Architect Douglas Hoerr | Heiji Choy Black | Chicago Magazine
Il cimitero si fa paesaggio | Liana Pastorin | La Stampa
De profesión, restaurador ecológico | BBC Mundo
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The building of Zaryadye Park (Зарядье) is a landmark initiative of the Moscow City Government and has commissioned an international competition to develop the site. Zaryadye will be the first public park built in Moscow for over 50 years. It stands alongside the development of Ground Zero in New York, the reconstruction of the Reichstag in Berlin and the competition for a new cultural district in West Kowloon, Hong Kong.
International Design Competition for Zaryadye Park is a two-stage competition. The first stage is the Pre-qualification stage — six teams will be selected to participate in the second stage. The second stage is the Concept competition — selection of the winner and the finalists (second and third places).
We are inviting architects, landscape architects and urban planners, who can bring together multidisciplinary teams of specialists in the fields of engineering, management of public spaces, entertainment industry, cultural programming, economy, sociology, anthropology, dendrology, ecology and wildlife management.
The Council of the City of Gold Coast will open Gold Coast Cultural Precinct Design Competition on 26 March with the launch of a new project website. The two-stage competition is open to international teams and is expected to attract some of the world’s top architects and landscape architects.
RIBA Competitions are delighted to announce the launch of a new international design competition for Vauxhall on London’s South Bank. Vauxhall is at the heart of a huge new Area of Opportunity and Vauxhall One, the Business Improvement District (BID) for Vauxhall, are seeking design ideas to improve and enhance the public realm, providing the ‘Missing Link’ between the New US Embassy Quarter and the cultural offering of London’s South Bank.