Naturbad Riehen | Riehen, Switzerland | Herzog & de Meuron

July 21, 2014,AEDT

Public swimmingpool as a wooden construction and pool in form and appearance of an almost natural pond. Water treatment and purification by biological filter terraces (“neptun filter”) without chemical additives. The Filter concept is modeled after the natural terrestrian water purification through layers of gravel, sand and soil and an additional basin containing waterplants.

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Using sheep for traffic calming in Switzerland

March 20, 2011,AEDT

Traffic calming is often boring and uninspiring use of speed humps, table tops, islands, circles, rumble strips. Recently Christophe Machet was commissioned by the Municipality of Gland in Switzerland and created a flock of reflective sheep getting lost in the city. By invading the streets, they force the drivers to | Read More

Calls for 2011 Landscape Conference Papers & Award Nominations

September 20, 2010,AEDT

Recently there have been calls for papers for 2011 events and awards below is a summary. Call for Nominations for 2011 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award This award is the highest honour that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognises a living | Read More

IFLA 2011 – Scales of Nature – Zurich, Switzerland

August 19, 2010,AEDT

48th IFLA World Congress & Expo will see landscape architecture & allied professionals from around the globe gather in Zurich, Switzerland from June 27– 29 2011.  Registration will Start 1. September 2010.  The video below will give you an background on Zurich and its landscape architecture. To stay informed about | Read More

Interview with Tree Museum Landscape architect – Enzo Enea [VIDEO]

June 21, 2010,AEDT

Deutsche Welle channel recently posted a video on Youtube in which they interviewed Swiss landscape architect Enzo Enea about his Tree Museum which  recently opened in Rapperswil-Jona on the shore of  Lake Zurich, Switzerland. SOURCE: Youtube Video Credit: Deutsche Welle