Tag: Asia-pacific region

Landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom, from Landprocess, shared lessons from Bangkok.
Discussion | Laura Harding | 25 Mar 2020

Defiant and spirited: The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane

At The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane, held on 13 March 2020, eight speakers reflected on the theme of water, refracting their architectural output through its unifying, yet mutable, lens.

Kampung Admiralty by WOHA, the 2018 WAF Building of the Year. WOHA's co-founder Richard Hassell is on the Asia Pacific jury.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Sep 2019

Panel of sustainability experts to judge $2m sustainable architecture competition

Billed as “the word’s most significant” competition of its kind, the Lafarge Holcim Awards, will accept entries until February 2020.

Sketch portraits of The Architecture Symposium speakers.
Discussion | Phillip Nielsen | 21 Mar 2018

‘Eating the whole pig’: Highlights from the 2018 Asia-Pacific Architecture Forum

Phillip Nielsen reviews the 2018 Asia Pacific Architecture Forum, which took place at venues across Brisbane from 10 to 23 March.

The February 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

February issue of LAA out now

A preview of the February 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

Lingzidi Bridge in Shangzhou, China, by Rural Urban Framework, co-founded by conference speaker John Lin.
Conferences | 17 Jan 2018

Landscape Australia Conference 2018

The 2018 Landscape Australia conference, to be held on 5 May in Sydney, will present six design practices from across the Asia-Pacific that are creatively and optimistically tackling the complex challenges of the twenty-first century.

Satoumi Station by Onishimaki and Hyakidayuki Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Nov 2017

Defining the architecture of the Asian Century: 2018 Architecture Symposium speakers announced

The 2018 Architecture Symposium will bring together 12 built environment practitioners from across the Asia Pacific region for a one-day event that explores the future of architecture in the region.

WOHA's design features a bio-retention pond that will remediate polluted water.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Nov 2017

WOHA awarded sustainability prize for Bangladeshi university floating on a polluted swamp

Singapore-based practice WOHA have won the Bronze award in the Asia-Pacific division of the annual Lafarge Holcim Awards.

Tom Dannecker and Savinee Buranasilapin, thingsmatter.
Symposiums | 16 Jan 2017

2017 Architecture Asia Pacific Symposium

A one-day symposium with speakers from a range of countries in the Asia Pacific, presented as part of the 2017 Asia Pacific Architecture Forum.

The winning proposal for the "unplugged horse utopia" in the city of Yeongcheon, Korea
News | Sian Johnson | 4 Mar 2016

Winners of Korea’s ‘horse utopia’ park competition announced

Grimshaw Architects is part of the team that won an international design competition for an equine-themed park in Yeongcheon.

Galaxy Soho by Zaha Hadid Architects, a complex in Beijing that was completed in 2012 and attracted some criticism from local cultural heritage protection groups.
News | Sian Johnson | 25 Feb 2016

China looks to ban bizarre architecture

The Chinese government has released a guideline proscribing odd-shaped buildings described as “xenocentric” and “weird.”

The sea wall has a symmetrical fanning form, and has been dubbed the Great Garuda after Indonesia's national symbol, the mythical Garuda, represented as a Javan hawk-eagle.
News | Sian Johnson | 16 Dec 2015

Jakarta is building a huge bird-shaped seawall

The Indonesian city’s $US40b project will incorporate a 40km seawall to protect Jakarta as it sinks up to 20cm every year.

The China Accord was signed by 52 key architecture and planning firms in the north-east Chinese city of Shenyang.
News | Sian Johnson | 2 Nov 2015

Designers from China, US commit to low-carbon future

Fifty-two Chinese and international built environment firms commit to ensuring new projects adhere to low-carbon standards.

The winning design for the Danjiang Bridge in Taipei, Taiwan by Zaha Hadid Architects in collaboration with Leonhardt, Andrä & Partner and Sinotech Engineering Consultants.
News | Sian Johnson | 18 Aug 2015

Zaha Hadid’s world first bridge design wins competition

A design for Taiwan by a group including Zaha Hadid will be the world’s longest single-tower, asymmetric cable-stayed bridge.

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