2014 Outlook Survey

December 10, 2013,AEDT

With 2013 starting to wind down into the holidays, celebrations and resolutions it is time to look forward to 2014 and see how your business or office is feeling about the year ahead. At WLA we would like to find out how the landscape profession see 2014 and whether you | Read More

Tempelhof Parklands Proposal | Berlin Germany | McGregor Coxall

December 9, 2013,AEDT

The use of the word “hof” within an English translation refers to a courtyard, farmyard, halo, quad or even corona. Historically the roots of this word traditionally translated as “temple”, none the less each describes a state of enclosure and sanctuary. McGregor Coxalls proposal for conversion of the Tempelhof Airfield | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Edible Landscapes | Milkana Mladenova

December 7, 2013,AEDT

The study explores the application of edible plants in modern cities, in order to help understand today’s trends shaping the urban environment. Edible Landscaping is referred to as the practice of incorporating food – producing plants in the landscape. Fruit and nut trees, vegetables, herbs, edible flowers and shrubs with | Read More

Landing Place for Airships | Cologne Germany | Dirk Melzer

December 4, 2013,AEDT

West of Cologne the RWE trust is creating the biggest open brown coal pit in Europe. The mine will be open until 2050 and will reach a depth of 400 meters below the existing surface level. The remaining hole will be filled with groundwater until 2100, thus becoming the second largest inland lake in Germany.

Market Lane | London Ontario | Hapa Collaborative

December 4, 2013,AEDT

Back in February 2012, we reported that Hapa Collective had won the Market Lane Design Competition. Now, we see the realised project from Hapa Collective that is set to revitalize a narrow but critical linkage in the urban fabric of downtown London.

Cadi Park Wharf | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

December 2, 2013,AEDT

This public boardwalk in Pyrmont, Sydney, completes the foreshore upgrades to Jacksons Landing – a waterfront community over 10 years in the making. The new wharf strengthens the open space connections between the significant foreshore parks to the north and south, provides an opportunity to engage with the water, and | Read More

“Kai Tak Fantasy” International Ideas Competition launched

November 29, 2013,AEDT

The Kai Tak Fantasy (KTF) International Ideas Competition on Urban Planning and Design organised by the Energizing Kowloon East Office (EKEO) of the Development Bureau was launched on November 28.  KTF comprises three major elements, namely the Kai Tak Runway Tip in the Kai Tak Development, the Kwun Tong Ferry | Read More

Leopoldpark | Nieuwpoort Belgium | Alain Cappelle

November 13, 2013,AEDT

The Leopold Park renovation is a case whereby creative planning and design can deal with some aspects of climate change.  A range of actions and techniques are available for managing flood risks in parks: green roofs, sustainable drainage, flood pathways, temporary water storage, or upland-land management. Strategies for managing high temperatures in | Read More

SLANT design competition | Transition

November 12, 2013,AEDT

With this, our fifth SLANT competition you are being invited to submit a design for a public space/park which will be designed to incorporate, in part or in whole, the concept of “Transition” and contestants will be free to interpret this concept as they please. Transition effect us all most | Read More

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