The public realm for east London’s new digital quarter, Here East, has been completed by LDA Design. Here East is a major development of 1.2million square feet in Hackney Wick, in the former Olympics press and broadcast centres. It is already a thriving commercial space with state-of-the-art infrastructure for technology | Read More
The London Legacy Development Corporation has recently announced that six teams have been shortlisted for the Olympicopolis Design Competition. The new culture and education quarter is part of the Olympicopolis vision for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Over 43 high quality submissions comprising established companies and emerging practices which included 125 | Read More
August saw the plans for the 2012 London Olympics Legacy plans unveiled including North Park by erect architecture, South Park by James Corner Field Operations. We also published 2016 Olympics Masterplan and Diverse Networks by Openfabric.
As we enter December and start to look back at landscape architecture projects of 2012, there is one project that stands out – The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A park that involved numerous landscape architecture firms and allied professionals. The Landscape Institute recently published a short video – The Olympic | Read More
St. Petersburg has sponsored an international design competition for the redesign and replacement of its landmark Pier. Finalists included Bjarke Ingels Group, Michael Maltzan Architecture, and WEST 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture who submitted their designs on November 29 and are now displayed at the “Look, Think, Share” exhibit for public viewing | Read More
AECOM won the International Competition for the Urban Master Plan of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in August . Coordinated by the Municipal Olympic Company, the competition was held in partnership with the Institute of Architects of Brazil (IAB) and will go down in history as the first international architecture | Read More
More than 100 teams from across Europe, Asia and North America submitted expressions of interest to create two new distinctive areas that will bring together a vibrant mix of cultural events, beautiful spaces and recreational uses for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The centrepiece will be a major public space | Read More