Damrosch Park Restoration | New York, NY, USA | MNLA

June 6, 2017,AEDT

Following MNLA’s successful landscape design on the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts campus in Manhattan, the firm was brought on to realize improvements to the adjacent Damrosch Park. The project had to balance a number of competing interests including multiple clients and community stakeholders, respect for the mid-century modern | Read More

New Resiliency Guidelines to prepare New York for Climate Change

June 1, 2017,AEDT

Recently, the city of New York announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities. Building on New York City’s national leadership on climate action, | Read More

AECOM | What is the future for Southwest Brooklyn?

October 17, 2016,AEDT

Like all great cities, New York Has remade itself in the face of enormous change— from a port city to mercantile hub to industrial center to financial capital and to, today, a global city, touching the entire world on a daily basis. These transformations have been driven by economic transitions, | Read More

Gardner Museum Landscape Lectures 2016/17

August 8, 2016,AEDT

The schedule for the Gardner Museum Landscape Lectures 2016/17 has been announced. These annual lectures are engaging and inspirational presentations from leading voices in the field of landscape architecture. Internationally renowned designers present their recent work articulating landscape as a medium of design for the social, cultural, and ecological life | Read More

Rooftop Garden Escape | Tricia Martin & Winston Ely, WE Design

July 30, 2016,AEDT

As a husband-and-wife, architect and landscape architect design-build team, WE Design integrated the architectural details into the landscape of this rooftop terrace to create an urban oasis high above the bustling streets of New York City. A custom outdoor kitchen, new green roof, and thoughtful lighting establish this previously underutilized | Read More

Registrations open for L Train Shutdown Charrette

June 4, 2016,AEDT

Van Alen Institute has opened registrations for the L Train Shutdown Charrette. The Canarsie tunnel connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn on the L line will be closed completely for one and a half years or closed partially for three years to make repairs due to damage from Superstorm Sandy. Van Alen Institute is holding | Read More

Community Vision Plan set to reinvent the Brooklyn Strand

May 11, 2016,AEDT

New York City is already home to many of the world’s greatest public spaces including Central Park, Prospect Park and of course, the High Line. So when Mayor de Blasio announced a set of initiatives to “reinvent the Brooklyn Strand” – a series of underutilized and disconnected public spaces and | Read More

Pier 55 to start construction in the summer

May 4, 2016,AEDT

Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decided to modify its existing permit to allow the reconstruction of Pier 54, now known as Pier 55, in Hudson River Park, paving the way for The Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT) and Pier55 Inc. to move forward with construction this summer.

Peconic Bridge | Long Island, USA | AECOM

April 7, 2016,AEDT

On Long Island’s eastern end, the Towns of Southampton and Riverhead, in Suffolk County, are planning for a new pedestrian bridge over the Peconic River. The bridge will serve as a connective public amenity with economic and visitor experience benefits for both municipalities. The walkable link between downtown Riverhead and | Read More

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