Winner announced for Memorials for the Future ideas competition

September 15, 2016,AEDT

Recently, the National Park Service (NPS), National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) and Van Alen Institute announced Climate Chronograph by Bay Area-based landscape architects Erik Jensen and Rebecca Sunter as the winning concept in the Memorials for the Future ideas competition. The competition sought to reimagine the way we develop and | Read More

Sasaki wins Suzhou Creek International Design Competition

September 14, 2016,AEDT

Sasaki recently won the international competition to redesign Suzhou Creek in Shanghai, China. Suzhou Creek was historically one of Shanghai’s most vital water routes, but in recent decades suffered from pollution and neglect. With a grant from the Asian Development Bank, the waterway is now clean and ready to reclaim | Read More

National Gallery Singapore Landscape by ICN Design

September 9, 2016,AEDT

The new National Gallery Singapore comprises two national buildings that are integral to Singapore’s modern history and emergence as a nation. The former City Hall & former Supreme Court embody her colonial history. The global competition to design the National Gallery, was won by Studio Milou Architecture, converting the existing | Read More

Revit and Landscape Architecture: The Benefits

September 7, 2016,AEDT

As a landscape architect, I am sometimes asked by architects ‘Why do you use Revit?’ And the answer is quite simple: for all of the same reasons that architects and building engineers do. This may seem obvious to anyone familiar with the program and its capabilities, but to the uninitiated | Read More

Tangshan New City | The public face of a new tourism hub

September 5, 2016,AEDT

Tangshan New City, 30 kilometres east of Nanjing, is envisioned as a high-end tourism destination, sensitively developed around the Jiangning region’s abundant historical attractions, waterways and hot springs. HASSELL was commissioned by Nanjing Tangshan Construction Investment Development Company to design the public realm for the new city hub of Tangshan | Read More

804 Congress – parking spaces transformed into a dynamic patio

August 26, 2016,AEDT

The pocket patio at 804 Congress in Austin, Texas, transforms four side-angled, city-owned parking spaces into a dynamic patio and social gathering area. Created to serve customers of the Café Medici coffee window and tenants of the adjacent office building, the patio is a lively destination, brimming with activity throughout | Read More

HLF announces over £30million for parks and natural landscapes

August 21, 2016,AEDT

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) in the UK has recently made two announcements for funding of parks and natural. The first announcement was for £30.7m for 16 coastal, country and city parks from Aberdeen to Dorset to be restored and transformed. The second announcement was for £9million for Scotland’s landscapes from the lochs of North Lanarkshire | Read More

Louise House secured as arts facility, new landscape opens to the public

August 11, 2016,AEDT

    As part of HTA Design LLP’s Priority Research and Innovation Projects for 2015/16, the practice supported V22, a multifaceted art organisation, with navigating the planning process to secure the use of Louise House and its grounds as a community arts facility. Following securing planning permission and listed building | Read More

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