Redevelopment of Lansdowne Park

April 16, 2012,AEDT

Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg (PSF) design was recommended for Lansdowne Park after a winning the design competition held back in 2010 beating out Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, SWA, West 8  and Williams, Asselin, Ackaoui & Associates. Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg have continued on with the design process over the last two years have been working as part | Read More

Suzhou Center | Suzhou China | SWA

November 28, 2011,AEDT

SWA Group recently won an invited design competition for Suzhou Center, a 26.5-hectare site located in Suzhou’s still-developing Central Business District, with office, hotel, residential buildings, retail corridors, transit, roof gardens, canals and waterfront parks adjacent to historic Jinji Lake. The landmark Suzhou Center design, which is planned to break | Read More

SWA Group design Mixed Use Fairgrounds in California

April 28, 2011,AEDT

SWA Group has been named to provide detailed site planning and a Specific Plan for the 149-acre Solano360 mixed-use development that will transform the County Fairgrounds property at I-80 and Highway 37 into a year-round destination. The project will integrate a new County fairgrounds with entertainment, retail, hospitality, event- and | Read More

Field Operations wins Qianhai Urban Design Competition

June 24, 2010,AEDT

James Corner’s Field Operations has won the International Urban Design Competition for Qianhai area, within Nanshan District of Shenzhen, China. The design divides the 18.04 square kilometre(approx. 7 sq .miles) area into easily manageable districts with unique architectural typologies and functions. Field Operations won the competition due to intensive compact and diverse | Read More

Lansdowne Park Design Competition entries revealed

May 26, 2010,AEDT

*UPDATE* Seems who ever wins of June 4 when the winner of the Lansdowne Park Competition will have to deal with a large amount of consultation with stakeholders and be ready to compromise on parts of there design as Parks Canada and Ontario Heritage Trust raise concerns about some of | Read More

Gulf Landscaping opens in Abu Dhabi

March 29, 2010,AEDT

Gulf Landscaping 2010 starts in Abu Dhabi, UAE today with His Excellency H.E. Rashid Mubarak Al Hajeri, Chairman of the Department of Municipal Affairs inaugurating the event which will showcase both the theory and shared best practice for those involved in the Plan Abu Dhabi 2030 vision.  Speakers involved include | Read More

SWA and the world’s tallest building *UPDATE*

January 10, 2010,AEDT

SWA group designed the 27 acres around the base of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The San Francisco Chronicle has a quick interview with John Wong of SWA about the project and its design. Read the interview at the [SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle – Sausalito group creates oasis at Burj | Read More

SWA urban design project in Anning, China starts construction

January 5, 2010,AEDT

The principal government of Miyi County in Sichuan Province, China, just north of Kunming, has started construction on the first phase of a 330-hectare (1.3 square miles) new-town designed by SWA Group’s Los Angeles office utilizing historical ecologies as well as technology innovation to create a more sustainable community. One | Read More

SWA win riverfront project in Kunshan, China

September 11, 2009,AEDT

SWA Group has won a master plan assignment creating an entirely new Riverfront District to accommodate growth, in sync with environmental and sustainability objectives, on the Wusong River in the city of Kunshan, China outside Shanghai. The 10.2 million square-foot (955,000 square meter) project-area includes master planning for mixed-use implementations | Read More

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