Grant Associates appointed for Southampton’s Watermark WestQuay

June 30, 2014,AEDT

Grant Associates has been appointed to design the public realm for Watermark WestQuay Southampton – a £70m leisure-led regeneration scheme masterplanned by ACME for developers Hammerson. Inspired by tidal mudflats, the strata in which the city of Southampton was first built apon, Grant Associates’ landscape design will comprise four key | Read More

ICE Square | Swansea Wales | Studio Fink

April 10, 2014,AEDT

The development of SA1 waterfront in Swansea aims to reconnect the Prince of Wales Dock to the rest of the city. The vision for SA1 is for it to be a ‘lively, attractive waterside destination, fostering a high standard of urban design and architecture with an emphasis on innovation, modernity | Read More

Beijiao Cultural Centre | Foshan China | Gravity Green

March 12, 2014,AEDT

In the age of the economic boom, the modernisation in China is speedily rushing out traditional cultures that once dominated civilization and assembled local identities. While the city transformation seems to be inevitable, it also becomes increasingly vital to preserve the collective memories in the age of globalization. The Beijiao | Read More

Landscape Institute President sends open letter to UK Prime Minister

February 21, 2014,AEDT

Over the last few months, the UK has seen continual flooding which has seen a great deal of discussion on how to deal with the water management in the UK. Recently, Sue Illman President of the Landscape Institute has sent an open letter to Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron MP.  The letter signed | Read More

Rees and Simcoe WaveDecks | Toronto Canada | West 8 + DTAH

February 7, 2014,AEDT

The Rees and Simcoe WaveDecks represent a true integration of structure, architecture and landscape combined to offer completely flexible public spaces that have been embraced by a broad cross section of the general public. Rees WaveDeck is a contemplative space which gracefully bows down to the lake. The deck is | Read More

Waterfront Winterfest | Philadelphia USA | Groundswell Design Group

February 5, 2014,AEDT

Penn’s Landing’s Blue Cross RiverRink celebrates 20 years of ice skating on the Delaware River by transforming the annual waterfront rink into a veritable winter wonderland. In conjunction with Delaware River Waterfront, the skating rink location was transformed by Groundswell into a daily wintertime festival with shipping containers repurposed into | Read More

Thames Baths Project | London UK | Studio Octopi

January 29, 2014,AEDT

In 1865, Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s London sewage system was opened. 150 years later the sewers are at the limits of their capacity. In 2012, 57 combined sewer overflows discharged 39 million tonnes of sewage into the River Thames. Over the next 10 years Thames Water is planning major improvements to | Read More

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