This Week In Landscape | 15 September 2013

September 15, 2013,AEDT

WLA’s weekly summary of built environment news How urban planners’ bid to impose order on cities is compromised | Jonathan Foyle | FT “We like to think we are free agents, entitled to some individual expression in our built environment. But if world history is one long stumble towards emancipation, | Read More

Pier Head Public Realm | Liverpool UK | AECOM

August 12, 2013,AEDT

The successful regeneration of the 2.5 hectare area, which forms part of the city’s protected World Heritage Site, has involved a complete redesign of the public space and the construction of the first major urban canal extension in the UK in a generation. The drama of the new waterway threaded | Read More

Landscape Institute to launch WSUD film at Generation H20 Conference

July 25, 2013,AEDT

On Friday 26 July, the Landscape Institute will launch their Water Sensitive Urban Design film at Generation H20 student conference at the Garden Museum in London. The film, commissioned by the Landscape Institute and based on work by CIRIA, Arup and AECOM, explains the concept of Water Sensitive Urban Design | Read More

5 Churchill Place Plaza | London UK | HOK

June 21, 2013,AEDT

5 Churchill Place Plaza is located in Canary Wharf, one of London’s two financial districts, on a site adjacent to an HOK designed 15 storey office tower built on an irregular shaped site.

Narodna Square | Uzhgorod Ukraine | Formline

June 20, 2013,AEDT

Narodna square in Uzhgorod  is located in front of house of administration, in the center of one of the best residential areas of the city, near the waterfront, close to university and public institutions. Currently, the square is empty, it looks like huge lawn surrounded by parking. The main objective of | Read More

‘The Meeting Room’ | Maya Lin | Newport USA

June 10, 2013,AEDT

The Doris Duke Monument Foundation (DDMF), an offshoot of the Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF), has delivered an installation at Queen Anne Square in Newport, RI, with a dual purpose. It was created to honor the memory of Doris Duke, who championed Newport’s historic preservation and left an enduring legacy of | Read More

Grant Associates and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios to create one of London’s most ‘liveable neighbourhood’

June 3, 2013,AEDT

Westminster City Council has commissioned Grant Associates, UK landscape architects, and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, urban designers and architects, as part of a multidisciplinary team to devise a twenty-year infrastructure and public realm plan for Church Street, London, to support the council’s housing renewal strategy. Residents have just voted in favour | Read More

Public Realm Scheme Underway in Watford

May 2, 2013,AEDT

Work has started on site for a public realm scheme to improve the upper section of The Parade in Watford Town Centre. Designed by BDP the project responds to feedback from local residents and businesses who want to see the town centre become more attractive, helping to bring shoppers, families | Read More

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