Barangaroo Central Master Planning Team announced

January 21, 2013,AEDT

Following a national and international search, the Barangaroo Delivery Authority recently announced it had selected a team led by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) + Andersen Hunter Horne to complete the central Barangaroo master plan.

Wuxi Taihu New City | Wuxi China | SOM with Tom Leader Studio

October 24, 2012,AEDT

Wuxi Taihu New City is an approximately 500-hectare master plan that reconnects the city with its waterfront and creates dense, walkable neighborhoods oriented around a central park. The master plan, by SOM in collaboration with Tom Leader Studio, involves an extensive open space network to improve quality of life in a | Read More

CBD Shared Space | Auckland New Zealand | Boffa Miskell

October 4, 2012,AEDT

Auckland Council is on a journey, which began in 2004, to transform the city centre into an internationally successful centre for business and culture. This includes upgrading key inner-city streets and open spaces to international standards. Over $100 million has been spent to date to creating well-designed, world-class, people-friendly streetscapes.

Hackesches Quartier | Berlin Germany | TOPOTEK1

April 30, 2012,AEDT

The urban structure – to release the Square – is in remembrance to the former church Garnisonskirche. The open space is divided into three different areas. In the extension of the Spandauer Straße a generous urban square forms the central element of the development and defines a representive entrance for | Read More

FED_SCRAPER | Washington DC | MAD_lab

April 4, 2012,AEDT

FED_SCRAPER re-envisions the Washington DC National Mall, where federal program is cleared from the mega-blocks to be situated within the mall-void.  This allows mega blocks to be returned to a densely knitted interwoven fabric to take back these areas of the city.  Federal program thus becomes contained within the National Mall, | Read More

Parramatta River Urban Design Strategy | McGregor Coxall

March 14, 2012,AEDT

This Urban Design Strategy for the regeneration of Sydney’s second largest CBD encompasses 31 ha on the Parramatta River foreshore. The project analysed key development sites, heritage items, ESD, open space, water and cultural assets as a basis for building a new city brand and waterfront.

The CityDeck | Green Bay USA | Stoss Landscape Urbanism

December 13, 2011,AEDT

The CityDeck is the heart of a multi-phase redevelopment project along Green Bay’s Fox River. The project aims to allow for significantly increased access to the river and to diversify social and ecological life along it. EXISTING CONDITIONS + CHALLENGES The site is a 2-acre strip of land, typically measuring | Read More

Eye of Africa | Johannesburg South Africa | Uys & White

December 1, 2011,AEDT

Eye of Africa is a residential golf community in Johannesburg, South Africa. Landscape Architects Uys & White (Pty) Ltd was briefed for the development of an appropriate park system which is sensitive to the environment and will provide for the needs of residents, the development of a landscape and streetscape | Read More

Edaphic Effects | Philadelphia USA | PEG

November 30, 2011,AEDT

A prevalent problem facing cities and regions is inadequate stormwater infrastructure. Sixteen billion gallons of raw sewage get dumped into Philadelphia’s rivers and streams each year after rain events. Because wet-weather flow is a dispersed problem, it has become increasingly clear that it requires a dispersed solution. Consequently, cities have | Read More

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