MediaCityUK | Salford UK | Gillespies

November 23, 2011,AEDT

Creative companies and TV channels moving to MediaCityUK will be inspired by its fresh new public spaces and waterside landscape, designed by Gillespies. MediaCityUK has been developed by The Peel Group and creates a globally significant digital media hub. It is one of the UK’s largest construction projects and has | Read More

Carlos Place and Mount Street | London UK | BPD

November 22, 2011,AEDT

BDP’s public realm scheme for Carlos Place and Mount Street in Mayfair, London was completed back in July. The project for Grosvenor is one of a number of schemes that seek to enhance the public realm of its central London estate. BDP has upgraded the streetscape in terms of composition, | Read More

Dnieper River Park | Kiev Ukraine | FoRM Associates

November 15, 2011,AEDT

FoRM Associates won second prize in the international open competition for best urban landscape design of the central area of Kiev within the framework of preparation for UEFA Football Championship Euro-2012 and for the future. The competition was promoted by the Kiev City State Administration to draw attention of professionals and general public to | Read More

The Meadow Garden | Glouchester UK | Brodie McAllister

June 7, 2011,AEDT

Within the context of a larger historic estate, 17th Century manor house, and landscaped gardens that are often open to the public, the 5 Hectare meadow garden used an area where silt from the adjacent dredged lake had been dumped and spread. Outbuildings were demolished and sight lines adjusted so | Read More

Yanivsky Camp Memorial Site Design Competition

May 11, 2011,AEDT

International Design Competition for the Sites of Jewish History in Lviv includes three separate competitions for three spaces in the city that have important connections to the life of Jewish community before the Second World War, and to its destruction during the Nazi occupation. Competitors are asked to submit ideas | Read More

Developers breaking ground on Sustainable Communities in UK

March 20, 2011,AEDT

Green dream lives on: A savvy breed of developers are breaking ground on sustainable communities in the Independent newspaper There are about 10 communities around the country, loosely following principles known in the construction industry as New Urbanism……… No one is yet suggesting this new wave of sustainable communities will | Read More

UK Sustainable Community to appear in TV show

April 21, 2010,AEDT

24dash.com recently reported that Willmott Dixon Housing will appear in a TV show documenting the development of the community over one year. The community was designed by Glenn Howells Architects, and landscape architects Studio Engleback, the Triangle is part of Kevin McCloud’s vision to create housing supports sustainable lifestyles, with | Read More

UK Landscape Award call for entries

April 6, 2010,AEDT

Recently a website was launched for the UK Landscape Award which was created by the European Landscape Convention and helps to implement it in the UK. The winner will become the UK’s entry to the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe (COE) which will be decided by the COE | Read More

Landscape Institute: Knowledge Base goes live

March 29, 2010,AEDT

The Landscape Institute in the UK recently launched Knowledge Base – The new online service for LI members offers easy access to technical information. Knowledge Base brings together technical documents, articles, FAQs and online tools in an easily searchable database. No more fruitless Googling – the Knowledge Base is devoted entirely | Read More

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