Landscape Design News
White Arkitekter Wins Competition to Design New Waterfront Park in Bergen
White Arkitekter has been selected to design a new beach park and sea bath in Bergen, Norway. The proposal, 'True Blue,' is based on water, which is the most tangible element in Bergen to create a new meeting place where residents can experience water throughout the year.
Marin County Art Garden by Surfacedesign
Surfacedesign recently completed the Marin County Art Garden. This sculptural garden overlooking the San Francisco Bay reflects the vision of passionate art collectors whose personal artistic vision includes the idea of the landscape being experienced and enhanced through play and exploration.
SWA Group Designs The Promenade On Forest
SWA Group has designed 'The Promenade On Forest,' a pandemic-age pedestrian plaza with dining, shopping and safe gathering spaces in laguna beach.
Europe 40 Under 40: Call for Entries
The 2020 Europe 40 Under 40, an annual awards program that celebrates the next new talented generation of European architects and designers, is now open for entries.
RTF Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2020
Rethinking The Future has launched the 2020 Architecture, Construction & Design Awards. The competition invites trendsetters, the pioneers and leaders - firms dealing with the global contemporary challenges head-on - with continuous innovation and excellence, and bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.
DROM Transforms Monotone Soviet Azatlyk Square into Lively Contemporary Public Space
DROM, in collaboration with Strelka KB, transformed the main Azatlyk Square in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny into a dynamic and vibrant multi-use public space.
Wittman Estes Designs Sunken Courtyard in a Sun Soaked Backyard
Wittman Estes recently transformed a steep hillside landscape into a lush social garden. Situated on a lot with over 40 feet of grade change, Laurelhurst Hillside Garden weaves together a series of vibrant new gardens and outdoor living spaces for an active young couple's home.
'House of Flowers' Destination Winery Opens in Healdsburg, California
Walker Warner Architects recently completed a new winery facility, the House of Flowers, in Healdsburg, California.
Built by Women: Los Angeles 2020
The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) has announced a selection of 56 projects from women-led architecture, landscape, engineering and construction firms in the Los Angeles area to be showcased at the annual Built by Women exhibit, opening May 15 at the A+D Museum.
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism conference in Tel Aviv will bring together international innovators - urbanists, biologists, architects, programmers, and designers, - to discuss how we can build better cities using knowledge about the natural world around us.
Cool Abu Dhabi Challenge
The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) of Abu Dhabi has launched a global creative ideas competition to improve outdoor thermal comfort in public spaces by mitigating the impact of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the city.
American Roundtable: Call for Proposals
The Architectural League of New York has launched 'American Roundtable,' a new initiative to bring together on-the-ground perspectives on the condition of American communities, and what they need to thrive going forward.
Architecture MasterPrize 2020
The 2020 Architecture MasterPrize is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide. It celebrates creativity and innovation in the fields of architectural design, landscape architecture, and interior design.
2020 AZ Awards for Design Excellence
Azure is calling for submissions for the 2020 AZ Awards. Now entering its 10th year, the AZ Awards celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.
SWA/Balsley to Design Highline Plaza at Philadelphia's Schuylkill Yards
SWA/Balsley is designing Highline Plaza at Schuylkill Yards, a major mixed-use redevelopment adjacent to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station.
Kevin Daly Architects with Productora Win Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition
A team led by Kevin Daly Architects (KDA) with Mexico City-based PRODUCTORA, in collaboration with TLS Landscape Architecture, has won the international competition to design the new Houston Endowment Headquarters.
Cool Gardens 2020: Call for Submissions
Once again, Storefront Manitoba and The Forks are inviting 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!
SWA Group Designs Pacific Plaza Park in Downtown Dallas
SWA Group has designed Pacific Plaza, the first of an ambitious four-park initiative spearheaded by Parks for Downtown Dallas in a public-private partnership with the City of Dallas.
TCLF Announces Cornelia Hahn Oberlander As Namesake of New Landscape Architecture Prize
Cornelia Hahn Oberlander has been announced as the namesake of the first international landscape architecture prize by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). The Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize (Oberlander Prize), which will be conferred biennially beginning in 2021, is the first and only international landscape architecture prize that includes a US$100,000 award, along with two years of public engagement activities.
SWA Completes Xiqu Center
SWA Group recently completed the public realm of Xiqu Center, the new home for Chinese opera and a prestigious world-class performance venue.
21st Edition of International Garden Festival: Call for Proposals
The International Garden Festival has issued a call for proposals for its 21st edition, to be held at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, Canada. Selected designers will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 19, 2020.
SWA Designs Landscape & Public Realm for Chase Center
SWA's San Francisco studio has designed the landscape for Chase Center, the new waterfront home of the Golden State Warriors.
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.