United World College Dilijan | Dilijan, Armenia | Glasser and Dagenbach

January 2, 2017,AEDT

   UWC Dilijan College is an international boarding school for 650 students. The architecture is created by Tim Flynn Architects, London. Particular attention was paid to environmental issues, and how to organically embed school buildings in the surrounding nature using the local materials. Based on the theme of “blend with | Read More

VIDEO | Preserving Nature in the Urban Environment – Robin Grossinger

March 15, 2015,AEDT

Robin Grossinger, Senior Scientist, San Francisco Estuary Institute(SFEI) at The Cultural Landscape Foundation event – Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide III Conference held on January 23, 2015. Grossinger gives the perspective of a Senior Scientist and the approach taken by SFEI to learning from natural systems and also developed landscapes in | Read More

EVENT | Simulating Natures | March 19-20 2015

January 20, 2015,AEDT

Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys  with generous support from PennDesign are organising a “symposium explores how recent forms of media influence our understanding and formation of landscapes” with a keynote lecture by James Corner on March 19.

LDA Design’s tidal lagoon scoops win at Landscape Institute Awards

November 29, 2014,AEDT

The Landscape Institute announces the winners of the annual Landscape Institute Awards, with the winning schemes including the world’s first tidal lagoon at Swansea Bay. Landscape architects LDA Design won the prestigious President’s Award, chosen by new President Noel Farrer, for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, an ambitious project that harnesses | Read More

The 15th International Garden Festival | Grand-Métis, Canada

July 8, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the 15th edition of the International Garden Festival opened presenting 22 contemporary gardens at Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens. Imagined by sixty-five designers from Seoul, Santiago de Compostela, New York, Philadelphia, Basel, Amsterdam, Paris and Montreal, these installations invite visitors to enter and contemplate new ways of | Read More

Dutch team wins competition in Reykjavik

January 29, 2014,AEDT

Two Rotterdam based offices jvantspijker and Felixx will design the new redevelopment plan of an industrial seaside area in Reykjavik, Iceland. The firms have won the first prize through an invited two-stage competition. The plan consists of 110.000 square meters of mixed use program, including four hundred new dwellings.

Tree Houses Project | Hot Springs Arkansas | The Portico Group

October 10, 2013,AEDT

The Tree Houses Project, designed by The Portico Group, represents a plan to provide children and their families with unique experiences at the Evans Children’s Adventure Garden within Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, AR. The conceptual organizational approach for new encounter stations will encourage kids to “Look, Find and Discover that | Read More

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