MVVA: What will 2112 bring? [VIDEO]

March 5, 2012,AEDT

Steelcase asked 100 Minds from around the world to help them dream big about the next 100 years. Michael Van Valkenburgh along with Matthew Urbanski, Gullivar Shepard, Danielle Choi and Nicholas Pevzner of MVVA describe their aspirations for a future that is characterized by resourcefulness, ecological vitality, and urban landscapes | Read More

Suburbia Transformed 2.0 Design Competition

February 8, 2012,AEDT

Suburbia Transformed 2.0, an international design competition for built and unbuilt residential landscapes sponsored by the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design; co-sponsored by the American Society of Landscape Architects, New Jersey Chapter; and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Waller Creek Design Competition Shortlist announced

February 6, 2012,AEDT

The Waller Creek Conservancy in Austin, Texas has announced that nine teams from 31 submissions have been selected  to continue onto the next stage of the ‘Design Waller Creek’ design competition. “Through the competition process, we enlisted the leaders in urban landscape, innovation, sustainable design, theory and practice,” Donald J. Stastny | Read More

Second Wave of Modernism II Conference: VIDEOS

February 2, 2012,AEDT

Back in November last year The Cultural Landscape Foundation held the Second Wave of Modernism II: Landscape Complexity and Transformation Conference at MoMA in New York. Various landscape architects and urbanists such as James Corner, Michael Van Valkenburgh, Raymond Jungles, Kathryn Gustafson, Gary Hilderbrand and many more gave lectures on Transformations of Residential and | Read More

President’s Park South Designs Unveiled

June 21, 2011,AEDT

Today, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) unveiled the designs for President’s Park South in Washington D.C.. The five architecture and landscape architecture firms including Hood Design Studio, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Reed Hilderbrand Associates, Rogers Marvel Architects, and SASAKI were invited to develop concepts to beautify the security components and | Read More

St.Louis Gateway Arch upgrade to cost $578 million

February 2, 2011,AEDT

Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates(MVVA) recently presented the update plans for the Gateway Arch upgrade and a new estimate of $578.5 million was announced almost double the 2009 estimate (Parks Estimate before the Design Competition). The design has been updated since MVVA won the competition  in September and  has added key features | Read More

HNTB & MVVA win ARC Wildlife Crossing Competition

January 24, 2011,AEDT

Announced in Washington DC at the Transportation Research Board’s Annual Conference on January 23rd, 2011, the ARC jury of internationally-respected professionals with expertise in design, ecology, and engineering selected the team led by HNTB with Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates (New York) as the winner of the ARC International Design Competition.

ARC Wildlife Crossing Design Competition Designs revealed

December 7, 2010,AEDT

The ARC International Wildlife Crossing Infrastructure Design Competition unveiled its five finalist designs for a next generation wildlife crossing at West Vail Pass. The first-ever international design competition is intended to solve the problem of ensuring safe travel for humans and wildlife. Collisions between vehicles and wildlife have increased by | Read More

Land News 18 Nov 2010

November 18, 2010,AEDT

James Howard Kunstler: The World is Going to Get Rounder and Bigger Again Chris Martenson of Business Insider interviews James Howard Kunstler about oil, food, neighborhoods, economy and energy. The best quote from the interview It ought to be self-evident. I mean, compare Phoenix and Portland, Oregon. Phoenix is utterly | Read More

MVVA wins Gateway Arch Competition

September 22, 2010,AEDT

MVVA TEAM Site Plan The multi-disciplinary team lead by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates have been selected over the other 4 teams to proceed to the planning stage of the competition. The jury chose the MVVA Team over four others competing to enliven the area around the Gateway Arch and connect it to downtown St. | Read More

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