Waterloo Rebosante | Philadelphia, USA | Roofmeadow

November 21, 2016,AEDT

When the Philadelphia-based Community Design Collaborative debuted its second international INFILL competition “PlaySpace,” featuring nature play as a theme, Roofmeadow, Studio Ludo and Space for Childhood combined efforts to participate. Three years ago, Roofmeadow’s team won the first INFILL competition, which featured cutting-edge stormwater-management innovations. The Waterloo Recreation Center, one | Read More

Independence Beer Garden | Philadelphia, USA | Groundswell Design Group

March 5, 2016,AEDT

Philadelphia’s hottest open air restaurant, the Independence Beer Garden (IBG) is located in the heart of historic Philadelphia. Spearheaded by Groundswell Design Group and Philadelphia’s own restaurateur, Michael Schulson, IBG pushed the boundaries of urban revitalization. Groundswell’s ability to reinvigorate underutilized space is showcased with this 20,000 sq ft beer | Read More

Spruce Street Harbor Park | Philadelphia USA | Groundswell Design Group

January 31, 2015,AEDT

  Spruce Street Harbor Park (SSHP) is a temporary intervention that reconnects Philadelphia to an underutilized park on the Delaware River and extends the public green space into the river’s channel. Located at the Christopher Columbus Memorial at Penn’s Landing, SSHP is a true celebration of the Delaware River as | Read More

The 15th International Garden Festival | Grand-Métis, Canada

July 8, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the 15th edition of the International Garden Festival opened presenting 22 contemporary gardens at Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens. Imagined by sixty-five designers from Seoul, Santiago de Compostela, New York, Philadelphia, Basel, Amsterdam, Paris and Montreal, these installations invite visitors to enter and contemplate new ways of | Read More

Waterfront Winterfest | Philadelphia USA | Groundswell Design Group

February 5, 2014,AEDT

Penn’s Landing’s Blue Cross RiverRink celebrates 20 years of ice skating on the Delaware River by transforming the annual waterfront rink into a veritable winter wonderland. In conjunction with Delaware River Waterfront, the skating rink location was transformed by Groundswell into a daily wintertime festival with shipping containers repurposed into | 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

OLIN rejuvenates Rodin Museum Garden

September 6, 2011,AEDT

OLIN has rejuvenated the garden landscape surrounding the Rodin Museum located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. The rejuvenation of the site enhances and amplifies the original 1929 plans for the garden by architects Paul Cret and Jacques Gréber placing special focus on the relationship of the Rodin Museum | 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