Students wanted for free-to-enter competition for satirical architecture as protest to the proposed Garden Bridge As public engagement & political protest against the proposed private river crossing I would greatly appreciate it if you could inform any of your students or colleagues who may be interested in A Folly For London. Entries are sought from all for architecture of the absurd to highlight the true folly of the Garden Bridge, … Continue reading Student Competition – A Folly For London
IFLA (the International Federation of Landscape Architects) has launched a student competition in advance of its world congress in Russia in June. The competition will share the topic of the congress, which will be ‘History of the Future’. The organisers say, ‘The aim of the competition is to promote reflections on challenges and opportunities of the past, the present and the future for the landscape … Continue reading Student Competition: History of the Future
The Natural History Museum has released images of the five concept strategies put forward by the shortlisted teams vying to win the design competition to reshape the Museum’s grounds and reinvigorate its public setting in the heart of London’s South Kensington. The shortlisted teams, comprising architects in collaboration with landscape architects and other sub-consultants (not listed here), were announced in November 2013 and include: BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) with … Continue reading Match the designer to the design: who is responsible for the Natural History Museum landscape designs?
ENYA 2014, Queensway Connection: Elevating the Public Realm, is focused on re-imagining the linear landscape of the Queensway. Queensway Connection: Elevating the Public Realm will support Friends of the Queensway and Trust for Public Land in their efforts to transform an abandoned rail right-of-way into a greenway that serves diverse neighborhoods in central and southern Queens. This conversion shares many similarities to the Bloomingdale trail conversion in Chicago, whose … Continue reading Elevating the Public Realm – New Landscape Competition