10 teams selected for Rebuild by Design competition

August 10, 2013,AEDT

Back in June the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force in collaboration with others launched  Rebuild by Design to promote resilience for Sandy-affected regions.   Rebuild by Design  is a multi-stage regional design competition that will develop innovative projects to protect and enhance Sandy-affected communities. Recently, the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force announced that 10 | Read More

Urban Air | Stephen Glassman

November 15, 2012,AEDT

Imagine being stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic. The car’s not moving, you’re channel surfing, nothing but ads or news on the radio… Nothing but billboards with advertising — digital and print — on the skyline. But wait… What’s that up ahead? A billboard that looks like a small forest of living | Read More

Imagining the Lowline exhibit opens

September 18, 2012,AEDT

Last Saturday the “Imagining the Lowline” exhibit opened to the public as part of the “Experiments in Motion” initiative commissioned by Audi of America and in partnership with the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), nine student visions will be presented along with a 45-foot-long suspended | Read More

In the Footsteps of the Giants | Åre Sweden | Ljusarkitektur

August 30, 2012,AEDT

Ljusarkitektur designed a new night-time lighting concept for a family-friendly 3.5-kilometre slope at the Swedish skiing resort of Åre. The project is called “In the Footsteps of the Giants,” and was developed with author Mathias Knave. It is based on old Nordic tales of giants and trolls.

FPT City | Danang Vietnam | SOM

May 22, 2012,AEDT

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) was awarded the Master Plan commission for FPT City in Danang, Vietnam.  SOM’s preliminary plan for a sustainable new high-tech community at the edge of the city has been applauded by local authorities, including the Head of Planning and the Peoples Committee of the City | Read More

New York Launches NYC Urban Technology Innovation Center

January 21, 2011,AEDT

NYC Urban Technology Innovation Center, an initiative to promote the development and commercialization of green building technologies in New York City.  It will connect academic institutions conducting underlying research, companies creating the associated products, and building owners who will use those technologies. Through the Center – a partnership of the New | Read More

Walter Hood: ‘Technology/Technique’ @ University of Michigan

November 27, 2010,AEDT

Walter Hood, Principal, Hood Design; Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design, College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, presented September 24, 2010, at the Future of Technology conference. NOTE: The average audio quality will require you to turn up your volume.

International Green Construction Code launched

March 29, 2010,AEDT

Version 1.0 of the International Green Construction Code(IGCC) was launched by the International Code Council. Of interest to Landscape Architects is Chapter 4 – Site development and land use which provides requirements for the development and maintenance of building and building sites that encourage natural resource conservation and environmentally responsible | Read More

What does it take to save a species?

November 25, 2009,AEDT

Sometimes, high-voltage power wires according to the article written by Beth Daley for The Boston Globe Beth writes In a 250-foot-wide power line corridor off Route 163 in Southeastern Connecticut. Transmission corridors have long been considered symbols of environmental degradation, with their enormous steel skeletons and high-voltage lines slicing through | Read More

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