Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Viewing Platform | New York USA | BIG

February 11, 2014,AEDT

The Pier 6 viewing platform is a triangular structure at the northwest corner of Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Sloping upwards 17.5 feet (5.3m) in height from the foot of the large gathering lawn, the platform provides magnificent views of the surrounding harbor, the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan | Read More

Sacramento Solar Highways | Sacramento USA | Bionic

December 6, 2013,AEDT

The typical model of industrial scale power generation in the American west exports the impacts of production to rural landscapes and delivers power to users through transmission lines. Local power generation demands inventive clean sources of energy, visual and environmental sensitivity, and multiple benefits for communities.

Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

November 30, 2013,AEDT

The ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition—now in its 12th year—is an urban design and development challenge for graduate students. The Hines Competition challenges multidisciplinary student teams to devise a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site. Teams of five students representing at least three disciplines have two | Read More

YMCA Sand Beach Park | Austin USA | dwg. urban landscape architecture

November 15, 2013,AEDT

Austin has seen dramatic growth and change within its central core. Urban developing stresses continue to press against the network of preserved parkland and water systems. Compounding this, city parks are experiencing over-popularity on decreased operating and maintenance budgets, creating crisis situations for parkland. Sand Beach Park addresses these issues | Read More

West Point Foundry Preserve Park Opens to the Public

October 22, 2013,AEDT

Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects announces the opening of its West Point Foundry Preserve project in the Village of Cold Spring, New York. Located on a dramatic 87-acre, forested site along the Hudson River, the $3.6M sustainable park interprets the locale’s historic ruins while respecting and revealing its industrial and ecological history. Scenic Hudson, the largest environmental group | Read More

Tree Houses Project | Hot Springs Arkansas | The Portico Group

October 10, 2013,AEDT

The Tree Houses Project, designed by The Portico Group, represents a plan to provide children and their families with unique experiences at the Evans Children’s Adventure Garden within Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, AR. The conceptual organizational approach for new encounter stations will encourage kids to “Look, Find and Discover that | Read More

Call for Submissions | Ground Up Issue 3

October 7, 2013,AEDT

GROUND UP is an annual publication of the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental Planning at the University of California at Berkeley. In this issue, we invite you to explore what it means to be Here. We are soliciting printable media up to 2500 words with accompanying graphics. Shorter entries of | Read More

Call for Exhibits | CELA 2014

September 17, 2013,AEDT

Council of Education in Landscape Architecture has but out the Call for  Exhibits for their 2014 conference to be held in Baltimore, USA on March 27-Sunday, March 30, 2014. The theme for the conference is LAYERS: Landscape, City, and Community. The exhibits can include paintings, sketches, poetry, textiles, prints, outdoor | Read More

Piazza Gae Aulenti | Milan Italy | AECOM

September 11, 2013,AEDT

A new piazza in the heart of Milan named after Gae Aulenti, the late Italian architect of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, and sits at the heart of the Porta Nuova Garibaldi development adjacent to Milan’s main train station. AECOM, winning the project as EDAW, architect César Pelli and Italian landscape | Read More

Detailed design for Navy Pier unveiled

May 21, 2013,AEDT

A detailed design for Navy Pier has been unveiled more than one year after James Corner Field Operations was selected by The Navy Pier Inc. (NPI) Board to help reimagine Navy Pier’s public spaces, an effort designated as “Pierscape.”. Due to budget constraints, gone are some design elements including the floating swimming pool | Read More

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