Lingang Sanctuary unveiled for Endangered Species by McGregor Coxall

February 28, 2017,AEDT

Each year more than 50 Million birds make the return journey from the Antarctic reaches to the northern tip of the earth along the East Asian-Australian Flyway (EAAF) seeking food and shelter. 1 of 8 global north-south fly ways, the East Asian-Australian corridor is now the world’s most threatened due | Read More

Sasaki Associates designs Shanghai’s largest park

August 12, 2015,AEDT

Zhangjiabang is the first of Shanghai’s eight planned “green wedges”, and will become the city’s largest public park.  A catalyst for ecological and urban renewal, the park creates an unprecedented amount of wetland and woodland habitat that redefines the natural environment in a city whose residents have increasingly fewer opportunities | Read More

STUDENT | Future Hopley: Hutano, Mvura, Miti | Leonardo Robleto Costante

October 5, 2013,AEDT

Cities in developing countries are predominantly informal. Communities self‐construct their dwellings and adapt them to the needs quicker and better than any formal housing program. However, informal settlements are incomplete and unsustainable forms of urbanization, frequently lacking basic services, such as water supply, sanitation, accessibility, education, health, and amenities. This | Read More

OCT Bay | Shenzhen China | SWA Group

July 16, 2013,AEDT

Located in Shenzhen, China, OCT Bay has a combined site area of approximately 1.25 square kilometers including a new urban center and nature preserve. The design of the master plan and landscape architecture is targeted towards creating public open space for the city that balances development and ecology.

Rainer Schmidt and West 8 entries win Guangzhou Fangcun Huadi Competition

February 27, 2013,AEDT

Guangzhou City Government announced that two winning entries were selected for the Guangzhou Fangchun Huadi Sustainable Master Plan competition. The two separate entries selected include the team of Rainer Schmidt Landscape Architects with Guangzhou Planning Design Institute and another entry by West 8.

Pista Viva | Caracas Venezuela | Enlace Arquitectura

January 3, 2013,AEDT

In a city of the importance and scale of Caracas, offering ample and accessible recreational spaces for the enjoyment of its citizens becomes a social necessity. Protecting green areas for the ecological benefit of the city is also fundamental. The transformation of “La Carlota” airport into an urban park offers | Read More

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