A rejuvenated urban plaza is the core to improving the retail and commercial viability of this renovated 1960’s building.
Continue reading St James Plaza | Melbourne Australia | ASPECT Studios
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.