Landscape Design News
GRAY Awards 2019
The third annual GRAY Awards, the Northwest's only cross-disciplinary, regionally focused design awards program, is now open for submissions. The Awards is the first program to celebrate design exclusively from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia and will recognize the 'Best Of' across 10 categories including interiors, architecture, fashion, and design.
Knight Foundation Announces Inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellowship Winners
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced the seven outstanding individuals who will share over $1 million as part of a new national Fellowship dedicated to advancing the creation of public spaces that promote civic engagement.
UniBap Pocket Park Design Competition
University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, VA, has launched a design competition to envision a welcoming park between the church parking lot and West Main St., Charlottesville. It will be a place where people can gather. Many pedestrians pass the 23' x 95' area each day as they go between the UVA Hospital and other businesses and the restaurants on the Corner. Providing a green space to enjoy the outdoors in the center of the city would further the ministry of the church.
2019 Rethinking The Future Global Architecture and Design Awards
RTF has launched the 2019 Global Architecture and Design Awards. The Awards aims to acknowledge and honor architects & designers for their outstanding work.
Architecture MasterPrize 2019
The Architecture MasterPrize 2019, an international architecture award program that honors the greatest achievements in architecture every year, is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to celebrate excellence, creativity and innovation across architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, and to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Cool Gardens 2019: Call for Submissions
Storefront Manitoba and The Forks invite design teams to submit proposals for a temporary, contemporary garden installation to be located at The Forks in Winnipeg. Entrants are asked to put their skills to work and challenge the concept of garden and cool(ing), and create an intervention that has the power to stop people in their tracks!
Ennead Architects Wins Competition to Design the Shanghai Yangtze River Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve
Ennead Architects has been announced winner of an international design competition for the Shanghai Yangtze River Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve.
2019 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award: Call for Nominations
The 2019 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, the highest honor that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect, is now open for nominations. The Award recognises a living landscape architect whose achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and on the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. The award is bestowed annually on an individual whose work and achievements merit this recognition.
Jose Marti Park Redesign RFQ
Van Alen Institute and the City of Miami have issued an RFQ to commission a multi-disciplinary design team for the redesign project of Jose Marti Park. The team needs to include the full range of professional urban design, landscape architecture, and engineering services and at least one Florida-licensed firm.
2019 AZ Awards Now Open for Submissions
The AZ Awards is AZURE's international architecture and design competition, recognizing excellence and innovation, and showcasing the world's best projects, products and ideas. Finalists and winners of the AZ Awards greatly benefit from the international exposure and recognition they receive.
2018 Architecture MasterPrize Winners Announced
The winners of the 2018 Architecture MasterPrize has been announced. The competition aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
20th International Gardens Festival: Call for Proposals
The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, Canada is preparing its 20th edition and has issued an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 22, 2019.
Los Altos New Residence by Klopf Architecture
Klopf Architecture and Outer Space Landscape Architects designed a new warm, modern, open, indoor-outdoor home in Los Altos, California.
SAOTA Designs Luxury Island Experience in the Heart of Miami
SAOTA has completed a new project in Miami, on the southern coast of the island of Dilido. The house spills out onto the longer, waterfront elevation and draws on the jet-set lifestyle of Biscayne Bay, to evoke the experience of being on the deck of a super yacht.
Steven Holl Architects Wins University College Dublin's Future Campus Competition
Steven Holl Architects (SHA) has been named the winner of the Future Campus - University College Dublin International Design Competition.
Mikyoung Kim Honored with 2018 ASLA Design Medal
Mikyoung Kim is this year's Design Medal recipient from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA): one of the highest honors bestowed upon a landscape architect.
Architecture MasterPrize 2018
The 2018 Architecture MasterPrize (formerly AAP) is now open for submissions. The competition aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
LA+ Iconoclast International Open Design Ideas Competition
LA+ Journal is calling for submissions from landscape architects, architects, planners, artists, and designers for the LA+ ICONOCLAST design ideas competition.
BAMO Completes Sun City Kobe in Japan
BAMO recently completed the Sun City Kobe, a luxury residence for the elderly with a nod to Japanese traditions and culture.
Global Architecture & Design Awards 2018
Rethinking The Future has launched the 2018 Global Architecture and Design Awards. The competition is open to professionals and students worldwide.
2018 AZ Awards
Azure has announced the opening of submissions to the 2018 AZ Awards. Now in its 8th year, the competition celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.
Lifescapes International to Design Landscaping for $245M Westin Anaheim Resort
Lifescapes International has been selected to design the landscape environment for the recently announced $245 million development of the Westin Anaheim Resort, a four-diamond resort by local developer Wincome Group.
Reimagining San Francisco's Boeddeker Park by WRNS Studio
San Francisco's Tenderloin is the City's densest neighborhood, and most of its residents live below the poverty line in small apartments without access to back yards or green space.
wHY Wins International Design Competition to Revitalize Nationally-Important Site in Edinburgh
wHY has won the Ross Pavilion & Gardens international design competition. wHY's organic landscape-focused scheme respects the historic setting yet brings new energies, opens up views, transforms access and increases overall green space within West Princes Street Gardens.
The Architect's Newspaper 2017 Best of Design Awards
The Architect's Newspaper's 5th Best of Design Awards is now open for submissions. The competition aims to showcase great buildings and building elements.
GRAY Launches First Regional Awards Program Focused on the Pacific Northwest
GRAY Magazine is calling for entries for the inaugural GRAY Awards - the region's first cross-disciplinary, regionally focused design awards program.
Laguarda.Low Architects Awarded First Prize in Master Plan Competition for OCT Bao'an Waterfront Development
Laguarda.Low Architects was awarded first prize in OCT Group's international competition for the design of OCT Bao'an, a new large-scale planned waterfront development in Shenzhen's Bao'an district in China.
Garden of the Four Seasons by Carlo Ratti Associati
Carlo Ratti Associati has unveiled 'Garden of the Four Seasons,' a covered garden in Milan where spring, summer, autumn, and winter coexist at any moment of the year, thanks to an innovative, zero-net-energy climate control system.
Lifescapes International Brings Touch of Las Vegas to South Korea
Lifescapes International has designed the landscape environment for Paradise City, a $1.1 billion, fully integrated entertainment and gaming resort complex totaling 83 acres in Incheon, South Korea.
World Architecture Festival Awards 2017
The 2017 World Architecture Festival Awards are still open for entries. The WAF Awards provide the chance to win a global architectural accolade, and open the door to international media coverage, peer and client recognition, and the potential for exciting new commissions all over the world.
Cleveland Civic Core Complex Wins 2017 National AIA Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design
LMN Architects recently received the 2017 National AIA Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design for the Cleveland Civic Core Complex.
Copley Wolff Receives BSLA Merit Award for Design
Copley Wolff Design Group has been recognized by Boston Society of Landscape Architecture in its 2017 BSLA Awards Program.
2018 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Architecture
The Vilcek Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in the Arts and Humanities, this year awarded in the field of architecture and building arts.
2017 AAP Firm of the Year Award
Submissions are now open for the inaugural AAP Firm of the Year. The new program aims to honor the lifetime achievements of architecture, interior and landscape design companies.
Interior Design Show Releases 2017 Design Trends Forecast
The Interior Design Show curators have released their forecast for some of the top trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year to come.
Nex Unveils Plans for New Royal Air Force Museum
Nex- recently unveiled its plans to transform RAF Museum in London into a world-class visitor facility as part of the Royal Air Force's 2018 Centenary Programme.
The Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project Takes Out the 2016 MAAS Design Award
The Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project has won the 2016 Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Design Award.
Archiprix International Ahmedabad 2017: Call for Entries
Archiprix International is a biennial competition and presents the world's best graduation project selected by universities from all over the world. The Archiprix International 2017 edition will take place in Ahmedabad, India and is organized in cooperation with CEPT university.
Making Space 2016
Making Space 2016 is an international award for excellence in the design of spaces for children and young people.
Opening the Edge: Reimagining Green Space at Wald Houses
Design Trust, in partnership with New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), is calling for applications for fellowships to create a prototype design for a lively public space at Wald Houses in the Lower East Side.
Architecture at Zero 2016
The Architecture at Zero 2016 competition challenge is to create a zero net energy (ZNE) student housing project on the San Francisco State University campus.
Winners of the 17th Annual National Design Awards
Cooper Hewitt has announced the winners of the 2016 National Design Awards. The accolade recognizes excellence and innovation across a variety of disciplines in 11 categories.
World Architecture Festival Awards 2016
The 2016 World Architecture Festival Awards are now open for entries. The WAF Awards provide the chance to win a global architectural accolade, and open the door to international media coverage, peer and client recognition, and the potential for exciting new commissions all over the world.
2016 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award Goes to Peter Latz
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) announced today that German Landscape Architect Peter Latz has been selected as the winner of the 2016 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.
53rd IFLA World Congress: Tasting the Landscape
The 53rd IFLA World Congress will be held April 20-22 in Torino. This year, the theme of the conference is 'Tasting the Landscape,' which calls for the interpretation of the landscape project as an expression of a greater consciousness of the transformation processes and as an opportunity to improve the places where populations carry out their life.
DES A+E Completes One of Silicon Valley's Largest Rooftop Parks
DES Architects + Engineers recently completed the Moffett Place High Garden - a two-acre rooftop park - in the heart of Silicon Valley. It is one of the largest elevated parks ever completed in the region.
St. Patrick's Island: A Biodiverse Haven
St. Patrick's Island, a revitalized 30-acre island in downtown Calgary's Bow River, has recently been rescued from decades of neglect and now provides multiple ways for area residents to connect with nature.
Conran and Partners Completes 20 Hectare Urban Regeneration Project in Tokyo
Conran and Partners completed a 20 hectare urban regeneration project. The scheme, located on the south-west edge of the city alongside the Tama River, comprises a total of 400,000m2 of retail, office, leisure and residential building, as well as a new city park.
ArDe: A New Contemporary Architecture, Landscape and Design Fair
ArDe is a new concept 8-day exhibition and conference that will, for the first time, unite the disciplines of architecture, art, design, development, property, technology and finance. It will ask big questions about how the city can change and adapt to respond to new paradigms, swelling populations and global markets, proposing ways for all those involved in the urban fabric to work together to create resilient, sustainable and beautiful cities.
Lafayette Custom Mid-Century Modern Remodel by Klopf Architecture
Klopf Architecture remodeled a mid-century modern house in Lafayette, CA as a unified, flowing, sophisticated, warm, modern indoor / outdoor living space for a family of five.
Bota Bota Gardens by MU Architecture
MU Architecture recently designed the Bota Bota spa, a major tourist attraction located in the heart of Old Montreal and docked at the Port of the Saint-Lawrence River.
Play Space Design Competition
The Community Design Collaborative has launched an international design competition as part of its Play Space initiative.
Helen Schuler Nature Centre and O2 Planning + Design Win Award for Green Roof Design
Helen Schuler Nature Centre's primary goal is delivering diverse and dynamic nature interpretive programs, and Green Roofs for Healthy Cities recently recognized the achievement of this goal through their North American awards program for the design of green roofs.
Michael Maltzan to Redesign Public Plaza of Segerstrom Center in Orange County, CA
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts announced plans for a transformation of their outdoor space to be designed by Michael Maltzan Architecture.
Call for Papers: SAH 69th Annual International Conference
The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 69th Annual International Conference in Pasadena/Los Angeles, April 6-10, 2016.
IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award 2015: Call for Nominations
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) is soliciting nominations for its Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.
Recipients of 2014 Urban Design Awards
The AIACC has announced the winners of the 2014 AIACC Awards for Urban Design.
Future Ground Design Competition
Organized by the Van Alen Institute, Future Ground is a design competition inviting multidisciplinary teams to generate flexible design and policy strategies to reuse vacant land in New Orleans, transforming abandoned landscapes into resources for the current and future city.
Journal of Landscape Architecture Plus
The University of Pennsylvania School of Design has launched Landscape Architecture Plus (LA+), an interdisciplinary design journal.
Winners of the 2014 National Design Awards
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum revealed the winners of the 2014 National Design Awards.
Model Making: Conceive, Create and Convince
Frame Publishers' latest title, Model Making: Conceive, Create and Convince, is a step-by-step guide about how to create convincing scale models.
July 22 Memorial Sites Competition Shortlist
Eight international candidates have been selected for the second phase of the international competition to design two national public art memorial sites to commemorate the 2011 terror attacks in Oslo and on the island of Utøya.
Norway Launches International Call for Entries for July 22 Memorial Sites
In commemoration of the terror attacks of July 22, 2011, the Norwegian Government has decided to establish two national public art memorial sites - one in Hole and one in Oslo.
Garden Design: The Art of Color, Variety and Form
Cooper-Hewitt Design Center yesterday hosted Marie Warsh, landscape historian and Director of Preservation Planning for the Central Park Conservancy for a talk about the history and design of the Conservatory Garden in Central Park, as part of its Harlem Focus Series.
Horizon Plaza by Michael Graves & Associates for Newark Museum
Michael Graves & Associates (MGA) has designed Newark's new downtown city green space for the Newark Museum.
April is National Landscape Architecture Month
In honor of National Landscape Architecture Month in April, landscape architects across the country will host a variety of activities to celebrate the profession and explain how their work contributes to the public's well-being.
Parks for the People Competition Moves to Second Round
The first round of competition in Parks for the People: A Studio Competition to Re-imagine America's National Parks is complete.
Vectorworks 2012: Increased Efficiency and Productivity
Nemetschek unveiled the 2012 version of its award-winning Vectorworks line of design software, including: Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals and Renderworks.
Made in New York
Building on the success of last year's New York Now! subway exhibition, the AIA New York Chapter / Center for Architecture announced Made in New York at the West 4th Street subway station.
IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) is soliciting nominations for its Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.