James Corner Field Operations selected for new Presidio Parklands

December 10, 2014,AEDT

The Presidio Trust recently announced the selection of James Corner Field Operations (Field Operations), a New York City-based firm, to design 13 acres of new Presidio parkland at the Golden Gate. Field Operations, best known for leading the design and construction of the High Line in New York City, is | Read More

2012 London Olympics Legacy | South Park | James Corner Field Operations

August 15, 2012,AEDT

A design competition was held in late 2011 to create designs for the South Plaza to provide the stage for an exciting range of cultural, sporting and community events and activities, all taking place beneath the imposing form of the extraordinary ArcelorMittal Orbit after the 2012 Games. New York-based James Corner Field Operations were chosen as | Read More

Urbanized: A Conversation

April 21, 2012,AEDT

Urbanized,  feature-length documentary by Gary Hustwit was recently shown at University of Pennsylvania. Afterwards, a panel conversation took place between Gary Hustwit, James Corner and Ricky Burdett chaired by  Marilyn Jordan Taylor (Dean of PennDesign). The 40 minute conversation was caught on film and published by PennDesign for our viewing pleasure.

Waller Creek Design Competition Shortlist announced

February 6, 2012,AEDT

The Waller Creek Conservancy in Austin, Texas has announced that nine teams from 31 submissions have been selected  to continue onto the next stage of the ‘Design Waller Creek’ design competition. “Through the competition process, we enlisted the leaders in urban landscape, innovation, sustainable design, theory and practice,” Donald J. Stastny | Read More

Second Wave of Modernism II Conference: VIDEOS

February 2, 2012,AEDT

Back in November last year The Cultural Landscape Foundation held the Second Wave of Modernism II: Landscape Complexity and Transformation Conference at MoMA in New York. Various landscape architects and urbanists such as James Corner, Michael Van Valkenburgh, Raymond Jungles, Kathryn Gustafson, Gary Hilderbrand and many more gave lectures on Transformations of Residential and | Read More

First Projects Certified by SITES National Rating System for Sustainable Landscapes

February 1, 2012,AEDT

The Novus International Inc. Campus, the Green at College Park of the University of Texas at Arlington, and the Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tennessee, are the first to be recognized for their sustainable land practices from among 150-plus pilot projects seeking certification since summer 2010.

Santa Monica Palisades Garden Walk & Town Square Update

October 24, 2011,AEDT

Last November we published the design concept for Santa Monica Palisades Garden Walk & Town Square  by James Corner Field Operations. Recently, we learnt that the design for the Town Square has since been updated to reflect the Landmarks Commission conditions to be granted a Certificate Of Appropriateness  “the retention, rehabilitation and/or | Read More

Race Street Pier | Philadelphia | Field Operations

May 30, 2011,AEDT

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC ) along with Mayor Nutter recently opened the new Race Street Pier, the first new public space of its kind on the Central Delaware River Waterfront to be realized as part of DRWC’s ambitious new Master Plan for the Central Delaware River Waterfront.  The Pier | Read More

Highline Section 2: Moving along *UPDATE*

December 23, 2010,AEDT

*UPDATE* The Highline Blog has posted a video of a walk through of Section 2 under construction explaining the new features. You can help the Highline prepare for opening Section 2 next year with a gift by December 31. Section 1 of the Highline designed by James Corner Field Operations | Read More

James Corner Field Operations selected for Seattle Waterfront

September 22, 2010,AEDT

James Corner Field Operations has been selected by the Seattle Parks, DPD and SDOT, who went through a highly rigorous process to identify the winning firm.  The project attracted international attention with 30 firms submitting their qualifications for the work and the selection involved careful review of qualifications, extensive interviews | Read More

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