New Botanical Garden in Shanghai [VIDEO]

June 29, 2010,AEDT

In May 2010, a new botanical garden Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Park 上海辰山植物园 (Shanghai’s 2nd botanical garden) opened after 3 years of construction. The project was apart of improvement works by the government for the 2010 EXPO. The Botanic Park was designed by Christoph Valentien of  Valentien + Valentien  Landscape Architects and | Read More

Designing Sustainable Cities

June 18, 2010,AEDT

Arch Daily recently posted this fantastic video by Vandkunsten (in conjunction with Hausenberg) of Design Sustainable Cities such as Malmö, Sweden, Kløvermarken and Greve in Denmark. masterplanning animation from Vandkunsten on Vimeo. Thankfully spotted at the SOURCE: Arch Daily – Sustainable Cities.   Arch Daily is a great resource for Daily | Read More

Michael Van Valkenburgh gives MVVA background at community meeting

June 16, 2010,AEDT

Recently found this video of Michael Van Valkenburgh giving a background to MVVA and their initial approach to the North Grant Park at a community meeting. It is always interesting to see landscape architects presenting their company. The video does have a few edits and is not complete presentation but | Read More

Book Review | Composing Landscapes by Clemens Steenbergen.

September 4, 2009,AEDT

Video Book Review of Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design by Clemens Steenbergen. World Landscape Architect – Composing Landscapes Book Review from WorldLA on Vimeo. Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design available from Amazon for $USD34.27 + postage    

Rolex Learning Centre At EPFL, By SANAA – Video – Wallpaper* Magazine

June 3, 2009,AEDT

Wallpaper* Magazine reports “Scheduled for completion this summer, wallpaper.com go on site of Japanese office SANAA’s huge and ambitious Rolex Learning Centre at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The size of two football pitches the complex has been described as a ‘constructed landscape’ and includes libraries, multi-media centres, cafés and | Read More

Michael Van Valkenburgh Video – WNYC – Cityscapes

April 6, 2009,AEDT

WNYC (New York Public Radio Station) and its Culture section on its website has recently given video cameras to some of New York  leading architects including Stephen Cassell, Liz Diller, Hugh Hardy and Michael Van Valkenburgh. Watch the great video from Michael Van Valkenburgh of the Brooklyn Bridge Park SOURCE: | Read More

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