Opened in 2005, the Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration Project “daylighted” a neglected watercourse in the centre of Seoul that was previously covered over by an elevated highway, and prior to that, was basically an open sewer.
MVRDV has converted a former overpass into a plant-covered walkway in Seoul, South Korea. Landscape Australia editor Ricky Ray Ricardo visited the project and penned this postcard.
Charles Landry chats with Claire Martin about the lack of emotional and aesthetic intelligence that is applied to city-making.
The New Urban Agenda adopted at the UN Habitat III conference outlines a vision for sustainable urban development, one that recognizes the need to use resources more efficiently.
Is our predilection for happiness and the rise of the virtual eroding our connection with each other and our cities?
To meet the challenges of the 21st century, we need to change the way we conceive, manage and build our cities.
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has formed an alliance that will advise the Australian government on cities policy.