Archivo de la etiqueta: landscape architecture

Arquitetas Invisíveis Presents 48 Women in Architecture: Part 6, Landscape Architecture

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked the Brazilian non-profit group Arquitetas Invisíveis to share with us a part of their work, which identifies women in architecture and urbanism. They kindly shared with us a list of 48 important women architects, divided into… Sigue leyendo

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Yoko Ono and Project 120 Collaborate to Reimagine Chicago’s Jackson Park

Chicago’s Jackson Park is expected to see some big changes in the coming years. Nonprofit organization Project 120… is working to revitalize the park, restoring many of the design aspects implemented by its landscape architect, the famous Frederick Law Olmsted. Sigue leyendo

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2014: A Great Year for Landscape Architecture

By all accounts 2014 has been a great year for landscape architecture, and not just because of the completion of the final phase of the High Line by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and James Corner Field Operations. Previously published by the Huffington Post … Sigue leyendo

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Damian Rogers Proposes Surf Park for Melbourne’s Docklands

Damian Rogers Architecture is hoping to “bring surf to the city” by proposing a $8 million AUD artificial beach and wave pool for the Victoria Harbor in Melbourne. Capable of simulating “surfable” 1.5-meter-high waves, the heated salt-water pool is envisioned as… Sigue leyendo

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Hardesty Arts Center / Selser Schaefer Architects

Architects: Selser Schaefer Architects
Location: Tulsa, OK, USA
Area: 43000.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Ralph Cole Photography

Civil/Structural Engineering: Wallace Engineering Structural Consultants, Inc
Mep Engineering: Phillips+Bacon Consulting Engineers
Food Service: Blasdel-FDP
Landscape Architecture: Alaback Design Associates, Inc
Contractor: Flintco, …
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The world’s “best tall building” is Jean Nouvel’s high-rise jungle in Sydney

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) last night named Atelier Jean Nouvel‘s One Central Park (OCP) in Sydney the year’s best tall building. OCP turned the site of a former brewery into a residential high-rise lush with hydroponic hanging gardens and a massive mirror cantilevered over the building’s courtyard that harvests sunlight for […]
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Cultural Landscape Foundation celebrates the “Olmsted of Los Angeles” this weekend

The Cultural Landscape Foundation continues its “What’s Out There” series this weekend with tours and events centered around Ralph Cornell, long considered the dean of Southern California landscape architecture. (Some even call him “The Olmsted of Los Angeles.”) The event coincides with the opening today of the exhibition, Ralph D. Cornell: Dean of Southern California Landscape […]
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Landmarks Preservation Commission approves 45-acre senior housing development in Staten Island

Staten Island’s abandoned, graffiti-covered, New York Farm Colony is poised to become “Landmark Colony”—a mixed-use development with retail and 350 units of senior housing. Curbed reported that plans for the 45-acre project were unanimously approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) after updated designs were unveiled by Vengoechea + Boyland Architecture late last month. The  sprawling site has […]
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