2012 Biomimicry Student Design Challenge | Water wise

October 18, 2012,AEDT

The Biomimicry 3.8 Institute is holding its 4th Annual Biomimicry Student Design Challenge. The challenge theme for this year is Water Wise: Biomimetic Solutions to Water Access and Management. During this year’s Challenge they ask you to examine how nature manages this precious resource and apply what you learn to a | Read More

VIDEO | Ken Smith on aesthetics in Landscape Architecture

October 13, 2012,AEDT

Ken Smith recently gave a lecture at Taubman College at the University of Michigan about aesthetics in landscape architecture. During the one and half hour lecture Ken goes through many of projects undertaken by WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect. Ken Smith, WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect from Taubman College on | Read More

In the Footsteps of the Giants | Åre Sweden | Ljusarkitektur

August 30, 2012,AEDT

Ljusarkitektur designed a new night-time lighting concept for a family-friendly 3.5-kilometre slope at the Swedish skiing resort of Åre. The project is called “In the Footsteps of the Giants,” and was developed with author Mathias Knave. It is based on old Nordic tales of giants and trolls.

Olympics 2016 | Rio de Janeiro Brazil | AECOM

August 16, 2012,AEDT

Rio 2016 Olympics from James Shaw on Vimeo. With the 2012 Olympic summer games over in London the flag has been passed onto Rio de Janeiro for 2016 Olympics. AECOM won the  International Competition for the Urban Master Plan of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park las  August. Once again cities are incorporating | Read More

How video is changing Landscape Architecture

February 23, 2010,AEDT

Over recent years video and digital animation have become another design tool for landscape architects and education and professional institutions. For landscape architects digital animation and 3D rendering has become cheaper and cheaper to produce with tools such as Sketchup, 3Dmax, rhino, and maya allowing design firms to give clients | Read More

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