Park Groot Schjin | Antwerp, Belgium | BUUR, HOSPER & BULK

November 24, 2014,AEDT

In early 2013 urban planners AG stadsplanning organised a competition to carry out the complete design assignment and related services as part of the development of the Groot Schijn Park in Antwerp. BUUR-HOSPER-BULK – in cooperation with ARA – combined forces for this.

The presence of absence in the public park of De Panne

November 17, 2014,AEDT

De Panne is a small town situated at the west end of the Belgian coast on the border with France. For many centuries it was nothing more than a fishing village, but with the romantic revolution of the mid-19th century, the town began attracting aristocratic and bourgeois tourists.

Dallas’s Klyde Warren Park wins the 2014 ULI Urban Open Space Award

October 23, 2014,AEDT

Urban Land Institute (ULI) has awarded Klyde Warren Park the 2014 Open Space Award, acknowledging the two-year-old park in Dallas, Texas as an outstanding achievement in urban placemaking. ULI’s annual competition recognizes successful public spaces that have socially and economically enriched and revitalized their communities. Klyde Warren Park, designed by | Read More

OMA + OLIN Design Selected for the 11th Street Bridge Park

October 17, 2014,AEDT

After a seven-month nationwide competition, the design for Washington, DC’s 11th Street Bridge Park by OMA + OLIN was unanimously selected by the competition jury. The design team was asked to transform an aged-out freeway bridge into a one of a kind new civic space over the Anacostia River.

World Architecture Festival Awards announced

October 6, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the World Architecture Festival Awards were announced with National Arboretum Canberra, Australia by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer winning the Landscape Award with Turenscape’s Slow Down: Liupanshui Minghu Wetland Park, China earning a Highly Commended in the same category. The North West Cambridge Masterplan by AECOM won the Masterplanning | Read More

Winner of Sokolniki Park Competition announced

October 6, 2014,AEDT

Groundlab (UK), WOWHAUS (Russia), and “Urbanica” (Russia) have been announced as the winners of Sokolniki Park design competition. Sokolniki Park is the Moscow’s largest park (515,7 ha) and the winning design is set to be used as the conceptual framework for Sokolniki Park development over the next 15 years. “The Embassy | Read More

Minneapolis is seeking a landscape architect to design the `Commons`

September 18, 2014,AEDT

The City of Minneapolis is seeking a qualified landscape architect-led team to design the “Commons” (formerly known as “The Yard”), a two-block, 4.2 acre area bounded by Park Avenue, 4th and 5th Streets, and a proposed building on 5th Avenue South. “This is an exciting opportunity for a landscape architect-led | Read More

5 design teams unveil designs for Presidio Parklands

September 15, 2014,AEDT

Five international landscape architecture and design teams recently presented their concepts for 13 new acres of Presidio parklands. The new parklands will be created by the replacement of the elevated highway (Doyle Drive) that has cut through the Presidio for seven decades, with a below-grade roadway covered by tunnels. The Presidio Trust, in | Read More

Olympicopolis | Design Competition for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Cultural District | UPDATE

September 11, 2014,AEDT

UPDATE | SEPTEMBER 2014 The ‘Olympicopolis’ Design Competition is now open with the organisers seeking “a multi-disciplinary design team of the highest quality, which can realise the project’s objectives and relate to the client and the partner ensemble.”. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s Culture and Education Quarter is a multi-faceted design challenge, drawing | Read More

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