Rethink Athens Design Competition

June 13, 2012,AEDT

The ALEXANDER S.ONASSIS PUBLIC BENEFIT FOUNDATION has launched Rethink Athens, a European architectural competition for the re-constitution of Athens city centre along the axis of Panepistimiou str., and invites all interested candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria to register. Purpose of the Competition is the selection of the Architect (Person or legal | Read More

How much is your local park worth?

June 11, 2012,AEDT

NYC Parks department is taking corporate sponsorship and partnerships to the next level – dog runs and basketball courts. Cities have raised funds through corporate sponsorship and naming rights of sports stadiums, entertainment arenas,  events, parades, subway/train stations, bus shelters and minor sporting facilities. Parks departments are always under pressure as the | Read More

Student Project | LINE | Angel Cerezo

May 13, 2012,AEDT

Angel Cerezo’s graduation project at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Barcelona). The project titled LINE looks to recover and design one historical street in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Stijlgroep selected for Suburbia 2.0 competition

May 10, 2012,AEDT

Plan Tide by Stijlgroep landscape and urban design is one of several projects selected by the jurors of the Suburbia 2.0 competition, an international competition for built and unbuilt residential landscapes. Suburbia 2.0 was held by James Rose Center for landscape architectural research and design. Plan Tide was former sports fields envisioned as unique and distinctive | Read More

City Park | Bradford UK | Gillespies

April 10, 2012,AEDT

City Park in Bradford, designed by Gillespies landscape architects and urban designers on behalf of Bradford Council and supported by a multi-disciplinary design team, was officially launched on March 24th 2012. The landmark public space contains the largest city-centre water feature anywhere in the UK, a 4,000sq m mirror pool, | Read More

Thu Thiem Master Plan | Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam | Sasaki Associates

April 3, 2012,AEDT

The planning for Thu Thiem has occurred over a nine-year span, through a collaborative and detailed design process led by Sasaki and the Investment and Construction Authority (ICA) of Thu Thiem. This included extensive data collection from governing agencies and dozens of seminars and workshops in HCMC with individuals and | Read More

Australian cities need to be more social: Report

March 29, 2012,AEDT

The ‘Social Cities’ report recently published by the Grattan Institute shows that whilst Australian cities have paid great attention to making cities more sustainable and productive they have neglected the ‘social’ aspect of cities and the need to create places for social interaction. Single households are on the rise in Australia creating more lonely | Read More

James Corner Field Operations selected for Chicago’s Navy Pier

March 16, 2012,AEDT

The Navy Pier Inc. (NPI) Board recently announced that design firm James Corner Field Operations (JCFO) has been selected to help reimagine Navy Pier’s public spaces, an effort designated as “Pierscape.”  Corner and his team were among the five finalists in Navy Pier’s search for a Pierscape design team that | Read More

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