Shawm House | Coldtown UK | OOBE Ltd

May 23, 2014,AEDT

A unique landscape responding to an innovative new residential building set within rural Northumberland. The brief was to develop a sustainable dwelling that sat within, and responded to, its surroundings. Architects Mawson Kerr proposed a pioneering barn conversion that uses innovative construction techniques and sustainable technologies alongside local materials to | Read More

Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse Sustainable Landscape Retrofit | Albuquerque USA | Rios Clementi Hale Studios

May 20, 2014,AEDT

Rios Clementi Hale Studios’ environmentally friendly landscape design achieves GSA’s cost-saving sustainability goals in three interconnected ways: ecologically, economically, and culturally. In terms of ecology, the landscape design reintroduces native plants that require little supplemental irrigation, provides irrigation by collecting and re-using rainwater, filters stormwater runoff in on-site bioswales, decreases | Read More

World Expo 2017 | Astana Kazakhstan | HOK

February 5, 2014,AEDT

In the early summer of 2013, HOK was invited to participate in a design competition for the 2017 Expo Design in Astana – the rapidly developing capital of Kazakhstan.   The theme for the expo; “Future Energy”, challenged entrants to demonstrate the use of innovative technologies capable of affecting people’s perception | Read More

Urban Food Jungle | AECOM

October 2, 2013,AEDT

Our rapidly urbanizing world is faced with a very real challenge — supporting a larger population with fewer resources. The UN reports that by 2050, the global population will swell to 9.1 billion — with 6.3 billion people predicted to live in urban areas.  This unprecedented urban growth requires a | Read More

FLEXSTREET | Salt Lake City USA | ATLAS Lab & Scott Allen

October 1, 2013,AEDT

Today, SLC’s existing cultural cores are disconnected from the city’s major corridors and public realm, making it difficult to decipher a recognizable downtown core identity. The system of open spaces and streets that encompass 6970 need to reveal the multiple layers of both current uses, projected development and cultural events | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | The Compost Hub | Nicole Schneider

September 28, 2013,AEDT

Systems theory has been an important method of thought in order to design landscapes in a sustainable manner. In our world today, humans are the leading influence on all systems; therefore, human impact is an integral part in how a sustainable system is conceived. Systems design is larger than the | Read More

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