Installation | Ken Smith: Fenway Deity | May 20-September 28, 2015

May 10, 2015,AEDT

Fenway Deity, Ken Smith (2015) from John Dean on Vimeo. Fenway Deity is part of the Garden Deities series created by Ken Smith. The large inflatable installation, with a psychedelic spiral pattern and gold chain, will hang from the historic façade of the Museum facing the Boston Fens. Learn more. The | Read More

Designers announced for 15th International Garden Festival

February 4, 2014,AEDT

The International Garden Festival has recently announced the designers selected by the jury for the 15th edition of the Festival. The competition attracted 293 proposals for contemporary gardens submitted from 35 countries. The world renown festival has gardens previously designed by Ken Smith, ATLAS & Forbes Lipschitz, NIPpaysage, Snøhetta, Legge-Lewis-Legge, | Read More

VIDEO | Ken Smith on aesthetics in Landscape Architecture

October 13, 2012,AEDT

Ken Smith recently gave a lecture at Taubman College at the University of Michigan about aesthetics in landscape architecture. During the one and half hour lecture Ken goes through many of projects undertaken by WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect. Ken Smith, WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect from Taubman College on | Read More

Down to 4: Waller Creek Design Competition short list

April 16, 2012,AEDT

Back in February we reported that the shortlist for the Waller Creek Design Competition had been shortened to nine teams. Now after Stage 2 (interviews) the shortlist has been whittled down to 4 teams lead by CMG and Public Architecture Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. and Thomas Phifer & Partners Turenscape + Lake | Read More

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

studio a+i wins AIDS Memorial Park Design Competition

January 30, 2012,AEDT

Organizers of New York City’s proposed AIDS Memorial Park  today announced the winners of their design competition. First place was awarded to Brooklyn, NY’s studio a+i: Mateo Paiva, Lily Lim, John Thurtle, Insook Kim, and Esteban Erlich, with a rendering by Guillaume Paturel, for their design “Infinite Forest.” The design | Read More

WLA #02 Landscape Architecture Quarterly Magazine OUT NOW

September 30, 2011,AEDT

The second edition of WLA landscape architecture quarterly magazine is out now with a feature of the National 9/11 Memorial in New York by PWP Landscape Architecture and Michael Arad.  The front cover features the Flight 93 Memorial in Shankville by Paul Murdoch Architects and interesting project that touches lightly | Read More

MRDC | Ken Smith Workshop: city of the river

February 7, 2011,AEDT

Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition Finalist “There’s a reason the city is located on the falls. The falls are really powerful. They’re beautiful and they really have a strong emotional response for people. I mean: you’re just drawn to them. They are what make a place. And that is why the | Read More

Four finalists present their visions for Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition

February 3, 2011,AEDT

The four finalist teams recently unveiled their visions for Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition (MR|DC), the largest landscape and urban design competition in Minneapolis history, each crafting a multidimensional landscape and urban design proposal addressing 220 acres of parkland and surrounding neighborhoods along 11 miles of riverfront from the historic Stone | Read More

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