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More photos from the Reford Gardens 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
If you couldn't get enough photos of the 22 installations at the 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec's Reford Gardens, you're in for a little treat. Established in 2000, the International Garden Festival is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it…

Winning ideas of the Homegrown Design Challenge in Toronto, Canada

Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Homegrown Design Challenge brought a refreshing mix of public green-space ideas for Toronto's yards, alleys, schoolgrounds, and parking lots. Launched by Workshop Architecture and the David Suzuki Foundation, the open competition sought low-cost, easy-to-implement green design solutions to serve as an inspiring…

22 landscape installations now at the 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec’s Reford Gardens

Posted: Monday, June 30, 2014
Sixty-five international designers created 22 garden installations at the 15th International Garden Festival, which opened this past weekend at the iconic Reford Gardens (aka les Jardins de Métis) in Quebec, Canada. Established in 2000, the event is one of the biggest garden festivals in the world. …

Challenging the conventions of sustainable design with Baumgartner+Uriu’s Apertures

Posted: Monday, June 02, 2014
Baumgartner+Uriu looked to none other than Mother Nature for their Apertures installation, which was publicly displayed at the SCI-Arc Gallery in Los Angeles this past spring. If B+U's Apertures sound familiar, perhaps you may recall their "Animated Apertures" Housing Tower that was exhibited at…

Winners of INNATUR 3 propose fresh ideas of blending architecture and nature

Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014
Architects are always searching for new ways to integrate buildings into a natural environment in the most seamless way possible, as seen in the results of the third edition of OPENGAP's INNATUR: Nature Interpretation Center. Participants in the open ideas competition had to come up…

Winners of innatur_2 Ideas Competition

Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2013
The winning entries have been announced in the second edition of the innatur ideas competition. Organized by Spanish architecture platform OPENGAP, the contest invited designers to submit innovative and thoughtful strategies of implementing architecture in a protected natural environment.

Winners of inNATUR Competition Announced

Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011
The inNATUR Competition, organized by OPENGAP, recently announced three winning entries and five honorable mentions. The international contest sought for innovative and cutting-edge ideas for a Nature Interpretation Center committed to a strategy of implementing architecture in a protected natural environment. The jury comprised architects Edgar Gonzalez,…

Dynamic Performance of Nature by EB Office

Posted: Monday, November 21, 2011
Yong Ju Lee and Brian Brush, partners of New York/Portland-based design collaboration EB Office, have sent us photos and plans of their latest interactive media installation Dynamic Performance of Nature in Salt Lake City's Leonardo Museum of Art, Science and Technology.

“SAIVU” Wins Sjunkhatten National Park Competition in Norway

Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Oslo-based Eriksen Skajaa Architects recently won the competition for new gateways to the Sjunkhatten National Park in the northern part of Norway with their proposal called SAIVU. The proposal was a collaboration with Pushak and Bjørbekk & Lindheim Landscape Architects.


Posted: Monday, May 11, 2009
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the winners of its 2009 Professional Awards. The jury considered nearly 600 entries—the largest number in ASLA history—from around the world and selected 49 projects for recognition in general design, residential design, analysis and…

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