Creating a New Model for Waterfront Revitalization

June 21, 2017,AEDT

Waterfront regeneration first became a major focus of urban design in the early 1980’s, prompted by the development of notable projects such as Battery Park City in New York, Pier 39 in San Francisco, Navy Pier in Chicago, as well as Vancouver’s waterfront. Since then, cities worldwide have leveraged their | Read More

Sunqiao Urban Agricultural District | Shanghai, China | Sasaki

March 26, 2017,AEDT

Shanghai is home to nearly 24 million people. That’s a lot of mouths to feed. But over the last two decades, China has lost over 123,000 square kilometers of farmland to urbanization—a land area equivalent to nearly the entire state of Iowa. Of the arable land that remains, it is | Read More

Xuhui Runway Park | Shanghai, China | Sasaki Associates

February 10, 2017,AEDT

Construction started on Xuhui Runway Park in early 2016, an innovative urban renewal project in Shanghai designed by Sasaki Associates. The site records traces the history of the urban development of Shanghai. As such, it was imperative to create a design that transcends time and space, bringing a piece of the | Read More

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects complete Chicago Riverwalk

December 3, 2016,AEDT

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects have completed the final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk expansion, creating new connections that enrich urban life and diversify activities along the river through the design of six unique ‘rooms’. The Main Branch of the Chicago River has a long and storied history that in | Read More

Sasaki wins Suzhou Creek International Design Competition

September 14, 2016,AEDT

Sasaki recently won the international competition to redesign Suzhou Creek in Shanghai, China. Suzhou Creek was historically one of Shanghai’s most vital water routes, but in recent decades suffered from pollution and neglect. With a grant from the Asian Development Bank, the waterway is now clean and ready to reclaim | Read More

2015 ANNUAL | WLA Magazine | WLA 23

December 7, 2015,AEDT

2015 has seen a diverse range of landscape architecture projects published on World Landscape Architecture, in this edition we take an opportunity to highlight some of the best projects from 2015.  Selecting the projects to be included in this 2015 Annual was a hard task with a large number of  high quality projects | Read More

Sasaki Associates rethinks Boston`s City Hall Plaza

May 14, 2015,AEDT

Taking a cue from the City’s creative, social-media-supported RFI, a group of designers from Sasaki, spanning graphic design, landscape architecture, urban design, planning, architecture, and programming specializations, launched a grassroots campaign that responds to the RFI on its same terms. They created the #PlazaPlus hashtag to spur further dialogue with | Read More

Tecnologico de Monterrey Urban Regeneration Plan | Monterrey Mexico | Sasaki

April 2, 2014,AEDT

All over the world, cities and major universities are collaborating to create new economies and regenerate society. Tecnológico de Monterrey is positioned to become a leader in stimulating national urban and economic regeneration—and prove the power of Latin American universities as engines of innovation and entrepreneurship. Tecnologico de Monterrey has | Read More

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