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From car park to award winning community asset

Santa Monica’s Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square are another of the honor winners from the American Institute of Landscape Architects in their most recent Professional Award series. James Corner Field Operations, the landscape architects behind New York’s High Line, designed the transformation of a parking lot outside Santa Monica’s City Hall into a community park.

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The award winning panda plan

Pandas are considered a national treasure in China, yet despite their noble status and relative lack of predators they’re still very much at risk. Only around 1800 of them exist in the wild - man being their biggest threat. Australian-born design practice HASSELL is doing its bit to help spread the conservation message related to these cuddly icons, by coming up with a Panda Land master plan concept for the southern Chinese city of Chengdu.

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An award 30 years in the making

Landscape architect Dennis Scott has made the trip to Waiheke Island countless times. On a Saturday morning in August we make the trip together so he can show me his island - the place where he reimagined and responded to it’s growing popularity - leading and collaborating in an applied landscape planning approach that lead to a sustainable landscape transformation for the once “bohemian community.”

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World Architecture Festival - LandLAB's 3 shortlisted LA projects

Last year LandLAB’s Henry Crothers was a judge in the World Architecture Awards landscape and masterplanning categories. This year his firm has been shortlisted in the division for it’s work on the Queenstown Masterplan. And it’s not the company’s only recognition, it’s also been noticed for its work on Ponsonby Park in the civic category, and a man-made island in the experimental section.

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