Designing for the competing demands placed on large urban spaces

September 27, 2017,AEDT

Two open spaces in different continents, some 13,000 km apart from one another. One is a relatively new park within the incredibly dense fabric of Hong Kong; the other is a historic national park in downtown Washington D.C. At first glance they appear to have very little in common. However, both have | Read More

The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley exhibition opens February 8

January 24, 2014,AEDT

The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley exhibition opens February 8 at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C., showcasing a selection of newly commissioned photographs of projects by Dan Kiley (1912–2004), one of the most important and influential Modernist landscape architects of the 20th century. The retrospective runs through May 18, | Read More

‘Beyond Granite’ Design Competition announced

February 3, 2012,AEDT

Beyond Granite Design Competition for a new temporary outdoor commemorative installation in Washington, DC has been announced by The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) and the General Services Administration (GSA). The design competition and resulting installation are intended to enhance a prominent but underutilized public space in the city’s monumental core | Read More

President’s Park South Designs Unveiled

June 21, 2011,AEDT

Today, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) unveiled the designs for President’s Park South in Washington D.C.. The five architecture and landscape architecture firms including Hood Design Studio, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Reed Hilderbrand Associates, Rogers Marvel Architects, and SASAKI were invited to develop concepts to beautify the security components and | Read More

SvR + Hewitt designing Seattle’s streets

February 24, 2010,AEDT

In October 2009, Seattle Parks selected SvR Design + Hewitt as the primary design consultant for four Belltown blocks, from First to Fifth Avenues will be turned into Seattle’s first park boulevard with swales and natural landscaping. Last month SvR Design + Hewitt presented two different design options for Bell | Read More