Karen M’Closkey and Ross Benjamin Altheimer win Rome Prize

May 12, 2012,AEDT

The American Academy in Rome announced the winners of the 116th annual Rome Prize Competition. Karen M’Closkey,  co-founder of PEG office of landscape + architecture and Ross Benjamin Altheimer, Landscape Architecture Studio Leader at Hammel Green and Abrahamson have won the Rome Prize for Landscape Architecture. Recipients of the 2012-2013 Rome Prizes are | Read More

2011 Project Review | April – June

December 30, 2011,AEDT

April Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms Park | James Corner Field Operations SÜDLICHE LOHMÜHLENINSEL, BERLIN | Rehwaldt Landschaftsarchitekten STUDENT PROJECT: Rejuvenating Brentford | Helen Allen

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

Dew Point – an ephmeral pattern | Philadelphia | PEG

July 12, 2011,AEDT

PEG created a follow up to Not Gardens project we published recently and the projects was titled ‘Dew Point’. Pattern is an effective means for making environmental factors legible. Following in the spirit of the Not Gardens, this project explores the potential of material retardants to render surface patterns. The | Read More

Not Garden/ Not Again | an exploration geotextile customisation

June 23, 2011,AEDT

PEG‘s Not Garden/ Not Again project renders visible those materials that typically remain unseen. They used the untapped design potential of low-cost engineering substrates as a means for developing new techniques of surface control and display. Customized geotextiles hold great potential for configuring new relationships between organic and inorganic materials | Read More