Powerless Structures, Fig. 101 unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in London

February 29, 2012,AEDT

The new commission for the Fourth Plinth, Powerless Structures, Fig. 101, by artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, was unveiled recently in London’s Trafalgar Square. The child is elevated to the status of a historical hero in line with the existing iconography of the other statues in the square. Instead of acknowledging | Read More

West 8’s design for Jubilee Gardens is under construction

February 27, 2012,AEDT

West 8’s project Jubilee Gardens is finally going ahead and will screen live footage of the 2012 Olympics. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has recently announced £11.5m funding to six London boroughs for public space projects that will transform the look and feel of the Capital in time for | Read More

Hapa Collaborative wins Market Lane Design Competition

February 10, 2012,AEDT

Hapa Collaborative from Vancouver, British Columbia, with their design “Figure Ground” have won the Market Lane Design Competition in London, Ontario. The city of London, Canada is located midway between Detroit and Toronto. With a population of more than 365,000, it is the 10th largest city in Canada and serves as | Read More

Carlos Place and Mount Street | London UK | BPD

November 22, 2011,AEDT

BDP’s public realm scheme for Carlos Place and Mount Street in Mayfair, London was completed back in July. The project for Grosvenor is one of a number of schemes that seek to enhance the public realm of its central London estate. BDP has upgraded the streetscape in terms of composition, | Read More

Shortlist for London Olympic Park Legacy Design Competitions announced

September 23, 2011,AEDT

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

Urban Physic Garden pops-up for the community

June 20, 2011,AEDT

This summer the designers of the Union Street Urban Orchard will return to 100 Union Street, Southwark in London to transform a derelict site into the Urban Physic Garden, a pop-up community built garden celebrating medicinal plants, which will host an on-site cafe and summer festival of events. The Urban Physic Garden will be | Read More

Work commences on carbon-zero community park and school: Grontmij

May 4, 2011,AEDT

Grontmij announced that work has commenced on the Crouch Hill Park and Ashmount Primary School development, in the London Borough of Islington. The Crouch Hill development is a highly sensitive scheme and comprises Metropolitan Open Land, a Site of Metropolitan Significance for Nature Conservation and a local park. The site | Read More

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