A Montreal library where landscape merges with architecture

January 5, 2016,AEDT

A place of openness and exchange To build a new library is to give to one’s community, to make a gesture of openness, of exchange, of culture and of urbanity. Situated in the multi-ethnic borough of Saint-Laurent on a busy urban boulevard, the library is one of a series of | Read More

The Power of Paths | Afshin Ashari & Ameneh Kadivar

December 26, 2015,AEDT

The goal of this project is to propose a replicable and site specified progressive rehabilitation design in order to enhance the integrity of the existing ecosystem of the ORM. Instead of dismissing the features created during the extraction process, these features will be used as landscape design tools to celebrate | Read More

Koo’s Courtyard | Vancouver, Canada | Hapa Collaborative

December 12, 2015,AEDT

Tying together six townhouses on the site of an old autobody shop in Vancouver’s Strathcona neighbourhood, Koo’s Courtyard provides a small community with its social heart. The design challenge was to make a virtue of the narrow space, which has a width of 2.8m for most of its length. With | Read More

ASPECT Studios designs temporary ‘park within a park’

December 3, 2015,AEDT

ASPECT Studios has designed a temporary ‘park within a park’ at Metcalfe Park in commercial and technology precinct in Pyrmont, an inner city suburb of Sydney, Australia. Watch the timelapse video below Metcalfe Park – Temporary ‘Park Within a Park’ from ASPECT Studios on Vimeo.

North Carolina Museum of Art breaks ground on a Museum Park

December 1, 2015,AEDT

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh broke ground recently on a Museum Park expansion project designed by Civitas. The NCMA’s 164-acre Museum Park is one of the largest art parks in the country, and the groundbreaking marks the start of a long-term phased expansion plan that will | Read More

Putting play back on the city agenda with PLAY[ground]

November 18, 2015,AEDT

HASSELL recently teamed up with not for profit organisation Archikidz and Sydney Living Museums, on a playful project to make kids seen and heard in the city. Together, the team created PLAY[ground] – a place that would inspire tomorrow’s thinkers and city makers to play, experiment and toy with ideas | Read More

Willem Alexander Park | Utrecht, The Netherlands | Team DS

November 10, 2015,AEDT

Nature-inclusive The Willem Alexander Park, located at the foot of the Leidsche Rijn Centre in Utrecht is situated on top of the roof of the A2 tunnel. The park is part of the desired landscape corridor through Utrecht, formed by the Amsterdam Rhine Canal. The park is situated in between | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Promenade Park: Digital Computations and Material Reinterpretations | Kamila Grigo

October 24, 2015,AEDT

While digital computation methods have increasingly been incorporated into the architectural and industrial design process, their use in landscape architecture and terrain modelling is relatively nascent. This project is an example of the potential application of computation-driven geometry to the design of physical landscapes, in this case enabling the redesign | Read More

Call for proposals | International Garden Festival 2016

October 22, 2015,AEDT

The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, is preparing its 17th edition and is issuing an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 23, 2016. | Read More

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