GUIDE | Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD, SuDS, LID)

March 22, 2015,AEDT

World Water Day (Sunday 21 March) is a great time to remember the role that landscape architects play in managing water in the landscape. Over the last decade Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) has increased in importance as the world understands the importance of water in cities and the effects | Read More

EVENT | Exhibition: Dialogues on Urbanization | March 23 – April 18

March 19, 2015,AEDT

  The exhibition, “Dialogues on Urbanization: Emerging Landscapes”, examines landscape architecture in the age of planetary urbanization and opens with a reception on Mon., Mar. 23 from 4:30 to 6:00 to be followed by a lecture by landscape architect Adriaan Geuze, Co-founder of West 8, Rotterdam at 6:30 p.m. in S. R. | Read More

VIDEO | Preserving Nature in the Urban Environment – Robin Grossinger

March 15, 2015,AEDT

Robin Grossinger, Senior Scientist, San Francisco Estuary Institute(SFEI) at The Cultural Landscape Foundation event – Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide III Conference held on January 23, 2015. Grossinger gives the perspective of a Senior Scientist and the approach taken by SFEI to learning from natural systems and also developed landscapes in | Read More

Warner Swasey Urban Wilderness Area

February 14, 2015,AEDT

Wilderness and the City The concept of wilderness has been ingrained in American culture since its inception. Founding Settlers viewed wilderness as the other. Coming from a euro-centric past settlers had a novel idea of Wildness; where wilderness had been pushed out the landscape of the European continent. Only highly maintained aesthetic | Read More

Kievit in Green | Antwerp Belgium | HOSPER

January 20, 2015,AEDT

The public space of Kievitwijk District serves as the internationally oriented entrance area of ​​the Central Station of Antwerp, as urban workplace and as green space for local residents. Therefore, a strong identity in the design comes first: as a binding element of the various spheres and users, and as | Read More

EXHIBITION | Rethinking the Urban Landscape | 8 January – 10 February 2015

January 7, 2015,AEDT

A new exhibition curated by The Building Centre and the Landscape Institute will exemplify how landscape architecture can offer sustainable solutions to the big challenges facing contemporary urban society including flooding and public health. The exhibition will feature 45 leading contemporary landscape projects from the UK and abroad. Showcasing some of | Read More

One Shantou: New East Coastal Area Urban Design | Shantou, China | NBBJ

December 29, 2014,AEDT

As a coastal city shaped by climate change, the “One Shantou: Now, Tomorrow and the Future” vision will guide the city of Shantou (located east of Hong Kong and southwest of Shanghai) through an unpredictable future. The scheme respects the extensive planning and land reclamation that had already been completed | 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

CALL FOR ENTRIES | 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellece

October 31, 2014,AEDT

  The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities. | Read More

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