#Urban Design

Legacy Project focuses on historic Black theater

The Jewel Theatre is a 1931 brick building with Deco details on 4th Street of Oklahoma City—the only building left standing on what was once a thriving main street block in a Black business district. The Jewel Theatre operated from the 1930s through the 1970s, and is now a deteriorating...
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World Architecture Festival 2021 Reveals Its Winners

World Architecture Festival has revealed the winners for this year’s categories, highlighting buildings and landscapes completed across the world between 2019 and 2021. Chosen from almost 500 shortlisted projects from 62 countries, the winning projects showcase exemplary contributions to the built environment reflecting this edition’s theme: ‘Resetting the City: Greening, Health and Urbanism’. In addition to the completed buildings categories, the annual award also announced Copenhill, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, as the 2021 World Building, while SLA was awarded Landscape of the Year for its design of Al Fay Park.
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Community 2050

This competition aims to gather reflections and design inputs for a more sustainable and equitable progress of cities. The competition theme proposes to look at communities through the lenses of technology and innovation. Five overall topics are considered central:. Environmental Sustainability. Safety and Resilience to Climate Change and Disasters. Ecology...
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Charming Scandinavian Apartment With Country Style

Are you looking to blend the best of old with new while living in the charming and accommodating city of Goteborg? Antique paneling and crown molding adorn each room with decorative and historically-themed wallpaper bringing vibrancy and charm to each room. You shouldn’t be surprised to find a faux-marble column fire place incorporated into the corner of the living room or crystal chandeliers hanging over the dining room. Just because it has an antiquated feel doesn’t mean that it’s old fashioned.

First Phase of National Developments ‘Iron Works’

Boston, MA— Hacin + Associates (H+A) has re-envisioned two existing buildings encompassing two full city blocks at the center of National Development’s “Iron Works”, a current and future 2 million-square-foot development in South Boston. Developed with project partner, AEW Capital Management, Iron Works consists of a mixed-use plan comprising the existing 133,000 SF buildings on Old Colony Avenue and new construction on Dorchester Avenue of two life science and two residential buildings, with a network of restaurants and retail, open spaces, streets, and wide sidewalks. This Phase One was critical to set the tone and first impression of the new development.

5 Best Architects in Denver, CO

Below is a list of the top and leading Architects in Denver. To help you find the best Architects located near you in Denver, we put together our own list based on this rating points list. Contents hide. Denver’s Best Architects:. Denver’s Best Architects:. The top rated Architects in Denver,...

Addressing Climate Change Through Urban Medical Campus Design

At the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, the public realm design by Cooper Robertson features custom-designed wood benches and raised planters that provide seating and shade, while also capturing stormwater. Promoting walkability on and around healthcare campuses is an important tool that design teams can use...

‘Tactical urbanism’ trials to improve road safety in Delhi

Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot Tuesday inaugurated the Tactical Urbanism (TU) trials at Rajghat to improve road safety in Delhi. “Tactical Urbanism (TU) trials are temporary, quick and relatively low-cost interventions, which test out urban design, transportation planning and infrastructural changes for improving road safety for all road users, especially the most vulnerable, like pedestrians, cyclists and other non-motorised transport users,” the government said in a statement.

Adiabatic Urban Cooling / AREP

Installations & Structures, Sustainability & Green Design. Text description provided by the architects. Vietnam is considered one of the country’s most vulnerable to climate change in the world. Climatic phenomena such as floods, typhoons, heat wave and drought are expected to increase both in intensity and frequency over the coming years. Amongst the various issues Vietnamese cities are facing, heat waves are probably the longest and the most cyclic events.

Randahl Matsuno

Randahl Matsuno was promoted to Principal at McCann Adams Studio, a multi-disciplinary architecture and urban design firm in Austin. Randahl has been with the firm for six years, focusing on urban redevelopment and transportation design, including: Capital Metro's Downtown Terminal; the CARTS East Side Bus Plaza; the City's Corridor Construction Project, and the Mueller redevelopment, where he administers the design review program. He is active in the Austin chapter of the Urban Land Institute.

Project MAYBACH: Virgil Abloh Imagines Futuristic Car for Mercedes-Benz

Last year, Virgil Abloh and Mercedes-Benz collaborated for the first time on Project Geländewagen. Reimagining the iconic G-class car with the late designer’s creative codes generated an undeniable worldwide buzz, then propelling the brand to tap Abloh again for another series. This year, he recreated the brand’s iconic Maybach model.

ASPECT Studios leads one of top three teams selected in global competition for the new Sydney Harbour Bridge cycle ramp project

ASPECT Studios leads one of top three teams selected in global competition for the new Sydney Harbour Bridge cycle ramp project. A team led by ASPECT Studios has been selected to develop its concept for the Sydney Harbour Bridge northern access ramp project, following an international design competition. ASPECT Studios’...

Experts Offer Career Advice, Insights on Technology

As companies and organizations increasingly embrace new digital paths to add efficiency and relevancy to their processes, students and new graduates can leverage their more advanced knowledge of and skills in technology to enhance their career opportunities, no matter which path they choose to pursue. New York Tech’s recent forum,...

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The Green Heart Project Completes $2 Million Dollar Funding Campaign for Urban Farm in Downtown Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Green Heart Project, a nonprofit focused on education, healthy food and community, has completed its campaign of raising $2.4 million to build and support the Urban Farm at Enston Home. The farm is located at the William Enston Home, an affordable housing property at the intersection of King Street and Huger Street on the Upper Peninsula of Downtown Charleston. It serves as a central venue for Farm to School and outdoor education, youth development, healthy food access, and community building.

MP urges council to reject 16-storey tower on Bromley High Street

Sir Bob Neill has urged the council to reject plans to build a 16-storey tower in place of a former Maplin store on Bromley High Street. The Bromley and Chislehurst MP expressed his opposition to the project in a public letter, claiming that it “represents a considerable overdevelopment.”. A previous...

Team VenhoevenCS wins tender for major riverside redevelopment in Shenzhen

Team VenhoevenCS-HOPE-HUADONG has designed the winning masterplan for a new living landscape along the central Pailao River in the Bao’an district in Shenzhen, China. As a rapidly urbanising region located below sea level, the Pailao River Blueway Project will prevent flooding due to heavy rainfall. The riverbanks will be enriched with urban nature, incorporating space for water retention, deep into the neighborhood.

Low Line Commons London Design Award

• Climate resilient project recognised as pioneer of world class urban design. • Green corridor connecting neighbourhoods and transforming missing links along the mighty Victorian viaduct through Bankside, London Bridge and Bermondsey. • First unbuilt project to win overall New London Award. ‘The Low Line Commons’ design by PDP London...