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 scale of the project is quite small, located on a rooftop on a typical Dutch city house built in 1909. Not only small by size, also old in terms of structure. Our ambition was to create a luscious garden space in between the ground and the clouds. In 2005 the roof decking was renewed. A wooden terrace (18 sqm, hardwood FSC), green roof part (approximately 30 sqm), sunroom, indoor stairs, and fence were added.
Previously we have featured profiles for Rietveld Landscape and H+N+S landscape architects commissioned by DutchDFA. Recently they posted a video profile for West 8 featuring Adriaan Geuze, Director and Chief Designer of West 8 urban design and landscape architecture.
Stormwater is important part of any landscape and even more so in cities. Cities are striving to understand water and stormwater management and implement water sustainable design principles. This 5 minute video recently posted on vimeo by DBA Inc. gives graphic information about a New Orleans water management study that was undertaken by a group of Architects, Landscape Architects, Engineers, and Planners.