Category Archives: DESIGN

Sydney Park – a vibrant recreation and environmental asset for Sydney

The Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project is a seamless intersection of design, art, science and ecology, an outcome achieved by the collaboration landscape architects Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership (TDEP), Alluvium (water and environment), Dragonfly Environmental (ecology) and Turpin + Crawford Studio (public art). Much has been achieved over the past two decades to […]

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Team Felixx – jvantspijker wins design competition in Gufunes, Reykjavik

The Dutch design offices Felixx and jvantspijker, together with Orri Steinarsson, have won the international urban design competition in Gufunes, Reykjavik. The task was the strategic redevelopment of a vast coastal area of approximately 140 hectares, at the edge of the city. The winning proposal is committed to transform the area, with striking industrial buildings […]

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A Progress Report from the Cutting Edge of Resilient Design

Resilient Bridgeport / Rebuild by Design “We don’t know what resilience policy will look like in the new administration. There are lots of unknowns, but we can take solace in what we do know,” said Amy Chester, director of Rebuild by Design, at an event in Washington, D.C. that provided updates on how the six […]

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OMGEVING wins landscape design competition in Vietnam

OMGEVING, a member of the B-DNA partnership[1] and for this competition named ‘OMG-designers and partners’, was awarded the joint first prize in the prestigious international design competition for Han Riverfront Da Nang City. The jury decided to select two laureates out of seven accepted applicants. The city of Da Nang is located in central Vietnam […]

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Loop’s Giant Illuminated Wheels Take Over the Place des Festivals

This winter the Quartier des spectacles Partnership invites Montrealers and visitors to discover Loop, an original installation on the Place des Festivals, on the Quartier des spectacles. The work, which will be presented from December 8 to January 29, consists of 13 giant zoetropes – an optical toy that was a forerunner of animated film. […]

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Rundle Mall Redevelopment | Adelaide, Australia | HASSELL

For 40 years, Rundle Mall in Adelaide, South Australia, has been a place for people to shop, dine and gather with friends. The Adelaide City Council commissioned HASSELL and ARUP to revitalise this much-loved civic space, creating an exciting destination and prosperous city precinct. Stimulating community engagement and the local economy Rundle Mall became a […]

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Singapore to add 810ha in land reclamation to tackle the challenge of rising sea levels

Singapore has announced it will build a polder designed by Royal HaskoningDHV with local partner Surbana Jurong that will add 810ha to Pulau Tekong, one of Singapore’s largest islands. Traditionally, sand has been used to fill the area to be reclaimed above sea level. This new approach involves building a dike around the area to […]

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Dtanjung Masterplan embraces the site’s natural environment

The landscape design proposal for Dtanjung Masterplan embraces the site’s natural environment and complex ecosystem. Through design of landscape preservation measures and celebration of natural assets, we aim to create an exemplar destination which will cater for residence and visitors of the mixed-use development, strengthening the project’s image as a unique and world class development. […]

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Design Tools: Sketching vs. Digital

Left: Michigan Avenue Streetscape: 20 Years of Magnificent Mile Blooms, 2016 Landmark Award / Right: The Digital & The Wild: Mitigating Wildfire Risk Through Landscape Adaptations, 2016 Student ASLA Honor Award, General Design Category image: Hoerr Schaudt / Jordan Duke, Student ASLA In addition to where landscape architects spend most of their time—in the office […]

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Icons of Healthcare & Therapeutic Garden Design

Anne’s Garden, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Georgia image: © The Fockele Garden Company / courtesy of Naomi Sachs Healthcare & Therapeutic Garden Design Interview Series: Naomi Sachs, ASLA In starting this series, we are reaching out to landscape architects who have been instrumental in leading the design and development of Healthcare and Therapeutic Gardens. […]

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