Gardens by the Bay and Kallang River Bishan Park win World Architecture Festival Awards

October 6, 2012,AEDT

This week the World Architecture Festival has been under way and yesterday the festival awards were announced with Kallang River Bishan Park, Singapore winning the landscape prize and Gardens by the Bay, Singapore winning World Building of the Year. Kallang River Bishan Park by Atelier Dreiseitl won the landscape prize as the judges deemed “This remarkable project fundamentally transforming | Read More

best private plots winners announced

October 3, 2012,AEDT

The international garden design award “best private plots – Die besten Gärten” was conferred for the fifth time this year. While the main prizes went to Japan, USA and Switzerland last time, European competition entries carried the day this year. The award, endowed with 15,000 euros, recognizes excellence in the design of sustainable | Read More

Peter Walker awarded the ULI Prize For Visionaries In Urban Development

October 2, 2012,AEDT

The 2012 Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development has been awarded  to landscape architect Peter Walker,  which is the institute’s highest honor. Walker will be honored during ULI’s annual fall meeting October 16-19 in Denver. More information and video of Peter and his thoughts | Read More

Energy Land(ing)-scape | Calderara di Reno Italy

October 1, 2012,AEDT

The project seeks to find a effective collaboration between two principal necessities: find a new brand for the productive area which is now experiencing a deep crisis and contrast the strong ecological impact that the area has on surrounding territories. The solution is transform the area into a ZEA: Zero | Read More

Transiting Cities International Design Ideas Competition

September 25, 2012,AEDT

The Office of Urban Transformations Research are calling on renowned international designers and academic institutions from a wide range of disciplines including architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, economists, artists and students to participate in the international design ideas competition titled Transiting Cities – Low Carbon Futures.

Almere with MVRDV wins Floriade 2022

September 24, 2012,AEDT

Today, the Nederlandse Tuinbouwraad (NTR) announced the city of Almere, the winner of the 2022 Floriade, the world horticultural expo which takes place once every ten years in the Netherlands and is currently ending in Venlo. The MVRDV plan for Almere is not a temporary expo site but a lasting | Read More

Neptune Park | Saratoga Springs USA | J-U-B Engineers

September 15, 2012,AEDT

When the City of Saratoga Springs, Utah, planned to build a new park, they knew they wanted it to be more than just a collection of fields and swing sets—they wanted to create a “destination.” The newly-opened Neptune Park is just that. The park is a community gathering place and | Read More

MAKING SPACE Symposium | September 27-28 2012

September 13, 2012,AEDT

The familiar purview of design as it relates to the built environment is the making of space in a material and experiential sense.  This shaping of physical urban form is the accumulated product of a range of disciplinary capacities and expertise – architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, engineering, fine arts and communication design among many others. Professional capacity, | Read More

Landscape Architects connecting through social media

September 12, 2012,AEDT

Landscape Architects are connecting through various social networks and platforms to stay informed and learn about the latest landscape topics. Recently, Robert Hewitt, ASLA, is a Professor of Landscape Architecture at Clemson University who has recently co-authored “Finding Multi-Centers: Using crowd-sourcing technologies to define communities of landscape architecture” (1) and World Landscape Architecture | Read More

2012 Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award goes to Mihály Möcsényi

September 10, 2012,AEDT

 The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of landscape architecture, recently announced that Mihály Möcsényi is the winner of the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award – the International Federation of Landscape Architects’ premier award – for 2012. Professor Möcsényi (Hungary) started to work in University education already in | Read More

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