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DELVA Landscape Architects and plusofficearchitects designs Vlaspark concept for Kuurne, Belgium

Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
DELVA Landscape Architects and plusofficearchitects were recently selected to plan long-term redevelopment for the 35ha Heuelebeek-Leiemeersen region in Kuurne, Belgium. In the team's latest ecological park project, their "Vlaspark" concept will better re-connect Kuurne to its open land surroundings and rivers. The plan will…

Warming Huts Competition v. 2014 winners

Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2013
It's that time of year again — when the Warming Huts Competition winners are announced, that is. Every year, the competition invites architects around the globe to develop their most innovative warming-hut designs. With no theme for v. 2014, the competition was met with a variety of submissions.…

ASLA 2013 Student Excellence Award Winner: Natural Water as Cultural Water by Daniel Zhicheng Xu

Posted: Friday, November 01, 2013
Daniel (Zhicheng) Xu, an undergraduate at Purdue University, recently won the ASLA 2013 Student Awards - Award of Excellence in the Analysis and Planning Category for his project "Natural Water as Cultural Water / A 30 Year Plan for Wabash River Corridor in Lafayette." The project is…

NYRP invites eight NYC firms to EDGE/ucation Pavilion Design Competition

Posted: Friday, August 02, 2013
The New York Restoration Project, a non-profit founded by Bette Midler dedicated to bringing private resources to under-resourced communities citywide, launched the EDGE/ucation Pavilion Design Competition. NYRP invited eight young and emerging firms in NYC to create a state-of-the-art, flood-resistant outdoor recreation and learning center for Sherman…

Minneapolis’ Water Works Competition Shortlists West 8, SCAPE, Gustafson Guthrie Nicol

Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Minneapolis Parks Foundation has announced a shortlist of three award-winning design teams for the schematic design project Water Works: A Next Generation Park on Minneapolis’ Central Riverfront. The teams are Gustafson Guthrie Nicol with VJAA and Interboro (Seattle/Minneapolis/New…

Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Exhibit Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Back in February, we had published the winners of Gowanus by Design's second design and planning competition, WATER_WORKS. The intent of the competition, according to David Briggs, co-founder of Gowanus by Design, was to design a new community resource in Douglass/Greene Park that shares the site with a Combined…

Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Winners

Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Winning projects in three categories have been announced in Gowanus by Design's latest competition, WATER_WORKS. The brief called for solutions specific to Brooklyn's Gowanus area that simultaneously explored the role of water in recreation, quotidian uses, and in contaminated urban environments, and demonstrated how a redesigned…

Warming Huts v.2013 - Five Winners Selected

Posted: Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Warming Huts: An Art + Architecture Competition on Ice has unveiled the five winning projects of its 2013 edition. Like in previous winters, the selected huts will be built in early January on site and placed on the Assiniboine Credit Union River Trail in Winnipeg, Canada - the…

Winner of Austin’s Waller Creek Design Competition

Posted: Friday, November 30, 2012
The multidisciplinary design team led by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and Thomas Phifer & Associates was recently named winner of Design Waller Creek: A Competition. Organized by the Austin, TX-based Waller Creek Conservancy, this international design competition called for ideas to revitalize…

Two Projects Share First Place at 2012 Cleveland Design Competition - Transforming the Bridge

Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Cleveland Design Competition recently announced the winners of its 2012 edition, Transforming the Bridge. The brief called for design ideas that would transform the abandoned lower deck of Cleveland's Detroit-Superior Bridge into a dynamic public space, performance venue, and pedestrian experience high above the Cuyahoga River. …

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