Denver City Park City Loop | Denver USA | PORT A+U and Indie Architecture

January 7, 2014,AEDT

The proposal for a new 13-acre civic space Denver’s City Park uses a half-mile-long mobility circuit (ideal for walking, running, rolling, riding) to organize a loop of engagement and activity. The vibrantly colored surface of the mobility circuit is paralleled by a kinetic tube that bends, folds, inflates and twists into a variety | Read More

Tempelhof Parklands Proposal | Berlin Germany | McGregor Coxall

December 9, 2013,AEDT

The use of the word “hof” within an English translation refers to a courtyard, farmyard, halo, quad or even corona. Historically the roots of this word traditionally translated as “temple”, none the less each describes a state of enclosure and sanctuary. McGregor Coxalls proposal for conversion of the Tempelhof Airfield | Read More

Billie Holiday Park | The Hague Netherlands | Carve

November 26, 2013,AEDT

The Billie Holiday park is situated in Loosduinen, a quiet suburb of The Hague. After a recent renovation of the park, this part seemed to be forgotten; it was an unused, neglected space. However, this changed when a residential-care complex was built. Suddenly, this part became a frontside, which created | Read More

Ecosong Park | Shanghai China | Meyer + Silberberg Land Architects

November 21, 2013,AEDT

Meyer + Silberberg Land Architects was one of three invited firms to participate in the international design competition for a new country park. The 8,900 acre site, located on the Huangpu River in Songjiang District southwest of Shanghai, is one of five sites that the Shanghai government plans to preserve | Read More

YMCA Sand Beach Park | Austin USA | dwg. urban landscape architecture

November 15, 2013,AEDT

Austin has seen dramatic growth and change within its central core. Urban developing stresses continue to press against the network of preserved parkland and water systems. Compounding this, city parks are experiencing over-popularity on decreased operating and maintenance budgets, creating crisis situations for parkland. Sand Beach Park addresses these issues | Read More

DS+R wins Zaryadye Park Design Competition

November 13, 2013,AEDT

Competition organisers “Rossiya”, State-owned unitary enterprise “NIiPI for the General Plan of the City of Moscow” and Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design have announced that the consortium led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro has won the Zaryadye Park Design Competition in Moscow with Russian-led TPO “Reserve” placing second and last but not least is | Read More

Leopoldpark | Nieuwpoort Belgium | Alain Cappelle

November 13, 2013,AEDT

The Leopold Park renovation is a case whereby creative planning and design can deal with some aspects of climate change.  A range of actions and techniques are available for managing flood risks in parks: green roofs, sustainable drainage, flood pathways, temporary water storage, or upland-land management. Strategies for managing high temperatures in | Read More

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