Call for Submissions | Inflection Journal

January 27, 2014,AEDT

Landscape architecture needs more publications and discourse about the built environment and it is heartening to see that the University of Melbourne School of Design is starting a new student run journal titled Inflection. The editors recently put out the call for submissions for various categories of material. In the inaugural issue | Read More

Grant Associates designs creative playground for Gardens by the Bay

January 22, 2014,AEDT

The new Far East Organization Children’s Garden opens at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay on today (21 January), designed by Grant Associates. A major new feature of the 54 hectare Bay South Garden, the Far East Organization Children’s Garden will offer a one-hectare mix of play experiences for all ages.

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Chemin-Qui-Marche Lookout | Montreal Canada | GROUPE IBI-CHBA

January 21, 2014,AEDT

The planning concept for the park is an expression of the traces of its past and the important moments of its history. The esplanade also highlights the spirit of place found in the contemporary urban grid of the neighborhood. The park becomes a witness to the site’s history, commemorating it through three key landscape elements: the river and its piers, the vestiges of former railways lines, and the historic city in development.

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Greenland Shenyang Primus Hotel | Shenyang China | ASPECT Studios

January 20, 2014,AEDT

Located in the Shenyang Qipan Mountain National Scenic Area, Shenyang Primus Resort is a 67 hectare national facility which caters for eco-tourism, recreation and large-scale government events.The resort is nestled in a valley between two famous mountains; Qipan Mountain and Hui Mountain which overlooks the beautiful Xiu Lake.

This Week in Landscape | 19 January 2014

January 19, 2014,AEDT

After ice storm exacts unprecedented damage to Toronto’s urban forest, question remains on what to do with the broken trees | Peter Kuitenbrouwer | National Post “Never in Toronto’s history has a storm exacted such a toll on our forest. Still, does it make sense to grind all these trees | Read More

Palm Island | Chongqing China | HASSELL

January 15, 2014,AEDT

Situated between the banks of Chongqing’s Qing Nian Reservoir and the Palm Spring Geological Park Lake; the floating Islands of Palm Island form a new hospitality precinct within the Palm Springs International Garden. The precinct comprises five buildings (the ‘islands’) collectively housing five restaurants and a teahouse, which have been unified | Read More

New Dutch Waterline National Centre | Bunnik Netherlands | Parklaan

January 8, 2014,AEDT

The parking field with tetrahedrons that evoke memories of anti-tank barricades. Parklaan under the instruction of Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie project office (New Dutch Waterline) and the Province of Utrecht creatively designed the main entrance of the New Dutch Waterline National Centre (and Limes). The most important challenge was to design a car park for 250 cars | Read More

Kenneth Hunt Garden | Clayton Australia | ASPECT Studios

January 6, 2014,AEDT

The Kenneth Hunt Garden is located at the Clayton Campus of Monash University, Melbourne. Monash University and the Department of Engineering commissioned the redesign of this enclosed courtyard following the removal of a central building. The garden was a major renovation of an existing mixed Australian modernist and English style | Read More

2013 in Review | August 2013

December 29, 2013,AEDT

Crown Sky Garden | Chicago USA | mikyoung kim design The Crown Sky Garden is a place of interaction and sanctuary for the children, families, doctors and administrators of this new hospital. For the patients and families, the garden offers an interactive area of light, water, and color. Wawa Pukllay | Read More

FredericiaC | Fredericia Denmark | SLA

December 19, 2013,AEDT

An ever-changing landscape that brings life to the city before it is built, and nature that cleans pollution, creates new communities and provide amenity value for all. That is the fundamental idea behind the development of a temporary, recreational landscape as a precursor to the overall urban development of a | Read More

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