Eight New York Parks to receive $40 million in improvements

May 31, 2016,AEDT

NYC Parks recently revealed the eight showcase parks selected for reconstruction using Parks Without Borders design principles. Launched in November 2015, supported by $50 million in Mayoral OneNYC funding, the new design concept better connects parks and communities and improves access by opening sight lines, beautifying edges, and adding furnishings | Read More

Pool planned for Melbourne’s Yarra River

May 27, 2016,AEDT

Melbourne non-profit, Yarra Swim Co, has teamed up with UK architects Studio Octupi to visualise what it might look like to swim in the Yarra in the near future. The Yarra Pool concept design is one of the many visual treats featured in the broadsheet publication of The Pool*, Australia’s | Read More

Community Vision Plan set to reinvent the Brooklyn Strand

May 11, 2016,AEDT

New York City is already home to many of the world’s greatest public spaces including Central Park, Prospect Park and of course, the High Line. So when Mayor de Blasio announced a set of initiatives to “reinvent the Brooklyn Strand” – a series of underutilized and disconnected public spaces and | Read More

Kit of Parks is a portable kit of parts to build a park

April 13, 2016,AEDT

Kit of Parks is a portable kit of parts to build a park. Constructed out of low-cost, lightweight material, Kit of Parks is designed to be on the move to serve under-programmed public spaces.  It can be biked anywhere and upacked in less than 10 minutes. Kit of Parks provides | Read More

Vestre Fjordpark | Working with Nature | LIW planning

April 11, 2016,AEDT

The project “Working with Nature” proposes an architectonically robust overall approach to the area surrounding Vestre Fjordpark in Aalborg West which gathers public recreational facilities and accessibility in a new type of space in Aalborg. Urbanity and landscape are synthesized in a site-specific, coastal city space that operates with Danish | Read More

B`nai Jeshurun Linden Courtyard | Pepper Pike, USA | Cawrse & Associates

April 6, 2016,AEDT

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation is a synagogue that has been serving the Cleveland, Ohio area for almost 150 years. Located in Pepper Pike, Ohio, the synagogue is a large facility that holds several religious, educational and social events throughout the year. In 2013 the congregation asked landscape architecture firm Cawrse and | Read More

KERB 24 Journal | Call for Submissions

April 5, 2016,AEDT

Kerb is an annual cross-disciplinary design publication produced by the RMIT University School of Architecture and Design has put out the Call for Submissions for the 24th edition. Kerb is a progressive design journal focused on contemporary landscape architecture issues from an international and national perspective. The theme for this | Read More

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