#Landscape Architecture


Fogo Island Shed / Saunders Architecture

Text description provided by the architects. Saunders Architecture’s new Fogo Island Shed expands the remit of the artistic and creative community on Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Starting with the opening of the award-winning Fogo Island Inn in 2013, Saunders Architecture has been the creative force behind the work of Shorefast, a charity established in 2003 by Zita, Anthony, and Alan Cobb to revitalize the Fogo Island economy.
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Meet artist Kristi Lin: bringing a natural balance

Kristi Lin grew up in La Jolla. So, on the surface, one might assume that living among all the natural elements that make the neighborhood so idyllic — the cliffs, pines, beaches, etc. — would have been the catalyst for Lin’s love of landscape architecture. But when asked about it, she pauses, as if reaching desperately for an answer. It doesn’t come.
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Green light for new Leeds landmark

A £270m development proposal to transform the former International Swimming Pool site at Lisbon Street in Leeds city centre has been granted full planning consent by Leeds City Council. The 2.8-acre strategic site, which has been used as a car park since the pools’ demolition in 2009, has been the...
University of Arkansas

Three Projects Linked to U of A Shortlisted in World Architecture Festival

Three projects with ties to the U of A were shortlisted in the 2020/2021 World Architecture Festival Awards program, the world's largest architecture design awards program serving the global community. Adohi Hall on the U of A campus in Fayetteville was one of 18 projects shortlisted in the “Housing–Completed Buildings”...

Placemaking & Landscape Architecture

Bold planning and placemaking set in the framework of known constraints allows for the foundation. Bold vision of what can be is required for any asset that will be generational. Our team of land planners, landscape architects and regulatory planners know how to cast that vision and set it in motion.

Cathedral Square: Hideous Present, Glorious Future – Architecture Critic Morgan

Cathedral Square is one of the dreariest places in downtown Providence. An area that ought to be the heart of the city is instead an empty, forlorn, thoroughly unwelcoming, and hostile “civic” space. Half a century after an internationally famous architect and a nationally recognized landscape firm designed and fashioned it, Cathedral Square is an embarrassing urban disaster.

SketchUp for Landscape Architecture: An Oasis in the City

Located in the south of Sweden, the city of Lund needed a system of dams to collect storm runoff. With this goal in mind, Tyrens converted an enormous field (the equivalent of 30 football pitches) into 'The Knowledge Park,' creating a green oasis for the city, and a European model for sustainable urban development.

A Sense of Place

Anya Sheldon ’20 speaks of the Wellesley landscape as if it is a person. “I thought Alumnae Valley was really interesting because of its biography and how it had come from being a parking lot. It’s just so alive and full of energy,” she says. Wellesley’s campus—its meadows and hillsides,...

City Adopts Millennium Park Master Plan

Following months of review and input from Creve Coeur residents, City staff and park stakeholders, the City Council adopted the Millennium Park Master Plan at the regular meeting on October 25, 2021. The plan builds upon the general recommendations in the Creve Coeur Parks Master Plan that was adopted in...

First Look Inside Boiler House at YarraBend Heritage Precinct

The latest release within YarraBend’s Heritage Precinct is here and if you thought the Papersmith was impressive then you might want to take a seat. The Boiler House celebrates a time gone by, honouring the architectural significance of the 1920s building with a combination of heritage residences, apartments, lofts and penthouses. Think lofty ceilings up to 6m high, nostalgic and rich materials completely reimagined for modern sensibilities. This unique heritage site is designed by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects and proudly developed by Glenvill Developments. Each new release of this progressive project goes towards shaping a new legacy through honouring and connecting the past to the future.

Leeds City Council approves plans for £270m redevelopment project in UK

Leeds City Council has reportedly granted planning consent for a £270m redevelopment project to convert the former International Swimming Pool site in Leeds, UK. Earlier this year, DLA Architecture has designed and submitted plans for the project on behalf of Lisbon Street Developments. Lisbon Street Developments is a joint venture...

County approves contract for Milwaukie Bay Park design work

Financial negotiations continue between city, North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District. Long-awaited redevelopment of Milwaukie Bay Park stepped closer to completion this month after Clackamas County commissioners unanimously approved a contract funding the park's pre-construction design work. Joint efforts between the city of Milwaukie and the North Clackamas Parks &...

The Healing Garden – a place for all to renew, revive and relax

They say timing is everything and with the opening of the Healing Garden at Heide Museum of Modern Art on 23 November there could not be a more appropriate destination that is open and ready to receive pandemic-weary visitors. After the year that has been 2021 there is now a...