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Unexpected and experimental problem-solving was at the centre of this year’s edition of the Landezine International Landscape Awards – short LILA –, according to Landezine editor-in-chief Zas Brezar. The jury awarded six awards and three special mentions, while the Landezine editorial staff  selected two further awards, the Honour Award and the Office Award. Ex-aequo winners in […]

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This year’s slogan of the International Landscape Biennial, “Performative Landscapes”, emphasizes the need to create landscapes which face today’s threats, playing ecological, social and political roles at the same time. The event, the 10th in a row, was organized by the Catalan Architects Association and the UPC University and took place in Barcelona from 25th to 29th September.

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The city of Fort Lauderdale in Florida is looking for inspiring ideas on how to connect a new regional rail/bus station to the governmental center/museum/library hub across two long city blocks through a seamless, safe shade structure. The “Urban Shade” competition is aimed at non-designers and designers, and puts focus on the pedestrian experience, which […]

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