EPA launches Stormwater Management design competition for students

May 17, 2012,AEDT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new design competition called the Campus RainWorks Challenge to encourage student teams on college and university campuses across the country to develop innovative approaches to stormwater management.

Taktyk wins 2012 Topos Landscape Award

May 15, 2012,AEDT

The Topos Landscape Award for 2012 has been awarded to Taktyk. Sebastien Penfornis, an architect and Thierry Kandjee,  is a landscape architect who operate Taktyk Landscape + Urbanism offices in Paris and Brussels.  Taktyk  is a  multidisciplinary practice that engages in city making through practice, research, design studio, editing and art installation. The wide range | Read More

Inaugural A.E. Bye landscape architecture fellow announced

May 15, 2012,AEDT

Penn State has announced that Thaïsa Way, Ph.D., ASLA, is the inaugural A.E. Bye / Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow for Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture, Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

SWA gives a ‘light touch’ to the 2018 Winter Olympics

May 9, 2012,AEDT

SWA is the international planner and landscape architect for the design-build team, led by Taeyoung, that created the facilities at the heart of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. “The master planning was driven by the desire to use a ‘light touch’ while creating exciting, highest-quality competition venues,” said Marco Esposito, a | Read More

Newport Green | Newport USA | Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects

May 7, 2012,AEDT

Newport Green, a park comprising a 4.25-acre waterfront site at the north end of Newport, New Jersey, is now open to the public. Located in a large, mixed use community across from lower Manhattan, the park provides comprehensive amenities requested by local residents not available in other area spaces. The first phase of the park, comprising | Read More

West 8 + IROJE Wins Yongsan Park Competition

April 25, 2012,AEDT

The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Korea recently announced that West 8 + IROJE has won International Competition for Master Plan of Yongsan Park, Korea.

Jacaranda Park | Sydney Australia | JMD Design

April 18, 2012,AEDT

JMD Design were commissioned by Stockland to design document and provide construction quality advice for a feature park within a new subdivision project at Glenmore Ridge, Penrith.  The eastern edge of the new park had been designed and built some ten years ago, hence the name Jacaranda Park. It was | Read More

Rhein Romantik | Koblenz Germany | TOPOTEK 1

April 17, 2012,AEDT

Like a pool of water reflecting the sky, placed at the castle of Ehrenbreitstein, creates a flux of images incorporating the walls and building. Creating a heightened experience of its surroundings, it involves the beholder in a game of perception, intriguing to find the «right» view of the motif. Ever | 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

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