Pista Viva | Caracas Venezuela | Enlace Arquitectura

January 3, 2013,AEST

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 | Read More

Docklands Marina Park | Cork Ireland | OKRA

August 23, 2012,AEST

Ireland’s first large scale urban wetlands and park surrounding a modern sports stadium, which it is hoped will act as a catalyst project for the redevelopment of Cork Docklands, has been awarded by Cork City Council to OKRA. The winning | Read More

West Point Foundry Preserve breaks ground

June 21, 2012,AEST

Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects has broken ground on a $3.6M project to preserve and interpret the historic ruins of the West Point Foundry Preserve in the Village of Cold Spring, New York, transforming the venerable site into a park that | Read More

Planting starts at London Olympic Park wetland

June 24, 2010,AEST

The first of 4,000 new semi-mature trees are taking root in the London’s Olympic Park with around 100 ash, cherry and hazel trees, grown in Hampshire, already planted. The first of 300,000 wetland plants, grown in Norfolk and Wales for the | Read More

Beijing to build six lakes and two wetlands

March 3, 2010,AEST

Beijng is planning to build six lakes and two wetlands along the currently dry Yongding River (known as the Mother River of Beijing). Part of the river flows for 170 kilometres through several districts of Beijing. The six lakes to | Read More

Wetlands restored after long term acid runoff

January 5, 2010,AEST

Australian scientists have announced the world’s first successful large-scale restoration of a coastal wetland being devastated by acid runoff. The acid crisis at East Trinity began in the 1970s, when developers drained and cleared 800 hectares of tidal wetland to | Read More

Green group criticizes delay of wetlands protection plan

November 25, 2009,AEST

Calgary Herald reports Environmentalists are disappointed that another plan for Alberta‘s water resources pushes back to at least 2012 a strategy for protecting wetlands. “After a decade of debate and the loss of thousands of hectares of wetlands in Alberta, | Read More

Annapolis’ floating wetland

November 24, 2009,AEST

baltimoresun.com reports Annapolis intends to test a floating island in a local lagoon that, if successful, could help clean the water in the Chesapeake Bay, according to Mayor Ellen O. Moyer…… Floating islands are created from recycled plastics and planted | Read More

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