40 Oaks Parkette exemplifies design guided by community-led initiatives

July 11, 2016,AEDT

Building on the community vision and strength held the keys to the successful revitalization of Regent Park, a historically marginalized neighbourhood. As part of this revitalization, a new building at 40 Oak Street opened in 2012 to host the Christian Resource Centre’s 87 affordable housing units and community hub. 40 | Read More

Aitken Place Park – an intimate waterfront retreat for Torontonians

March 15, 2016,AEDT

Aitken Place Park is a 3,000m2 urban park currently being developed within the East Bayfront’s Bayside development – a formerly underutilized industrial area which is being transformed into an active and vibrant mixed use community as part of Waterfront Toronto’s ongoing revitalization efforts.

The Power of Paths | Afshin Ashari & Ameneh Kadivar

December 26, 2015,AEDT

The goal of this project is to propose a replicable and site specified progressive rehabilitation design in order to enhance the integrity of the existing ecosystem of the ORM. Instead of dismissing the features created during the extraction process, these features will be used as landscape design tools to celebrate | Read More

Promenade Park: Digital Computations and Material Reinterpretations | Kamila Grigo

October 24, 2015,AEDT

While digital computation methods have increasingly been incorporated into the architectural and industrial design process, their use in landscape architecture and terrain modelling is relatively nascent. This project is an example of the potential application of computation-driven geometry to the design of physical landscapes, in this case enabling the redesign | Read More

2015 CSLA Awards of Excellence announced

March 10, 2015,AEDT

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announced the national and regional winners of its annual Awards of Excellence. This year, 11 projects received a national award – preeminent examples in Canadian landscape architecture, honouring distinctive design, ground-breaking research, and sustainable landscape management. These award-winning projects illustrate the range of | Read More

EVENT | Leading with Landscape | May 21-24 | Toronto, Canada

March 4, 2015,AEDT

The Cultural Landscape Foundation will hold the Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape conference & tours on May 21-24 in Toronto, Canada. The conference will tackle numerous issues including those that deal with the city’s identity – what does it mean for a 21st century city to be historic and modern at | Read More

VIDEO | Claude Cormier: Happy Design

December 7, 2014,AEDT

CLAUDE CORMIER HAPPY DESIGN: CURRENT PROJECTS from Boston Architectural College on Vimeo. In his lecture, Claude Cormier will demonstrate the creative design process his firm uses in the making of happy public urban landscapes, starting from the early conceptual stage to the end of the construction phase. The lecture will | Read More

“Water Wuz Here” | Toronto, Canada | Lynnette Postuma

August 27, 2014,AEDT

“Water Wuz Here” was a process-based installation that visualized the momentary presence of water in the urban landscape. The exhibit was featured in an art show entitled “Grow Op: Exploring landscape and place” at The Gladstone Hotel in late April 2014.

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