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ULI/Gerald D Hines Student Urban Design Competition

This year’s 20th annual student urban design competition was a redevelopment plan for an Oakland, California site. The challenge brief asked the students to address equity, housing affordability, access to neighborhood services, sustainability, and connectivity to surrounding communities....

Tom Leader speaks at the UVA School of Architecture AUC Inaugural Workshops

A set of workshops launches the research platform Asian Urbanism Collaborative (AUC) through engaged debate on three thematic areas that are identified as crucial for thinking about the future city, and the role the Asian City may play in our understanding and shaping of it: Geopolitics, Culture, and Ecology....

TLS Announced Winner for International Urban Design Competition of Shanghai Hongqiao Qianwan Area

TLS Landscape Architecture is announced winner for the Urban Design of Shanghai Hongqiao Qianwan Area within six international competing teams. Qianwan is located northwest of Hongqiao District, a city sub-core of Shanghai Masterplan. The competition scope includes overall area of 100 hectares, core urban design area of 20 hectares, central park area of 10 hectares.   Qianwan...

TLS + AZPML Win Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Central Green Axis Landscape Design with “Super Campus”

TLS Landscape Architecture + AZPML Architecture LTD were announced as the winners of an international competition for the central green axis landscape design of the Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base. The proposed “SuperCampus” seeks to create an interactive model for multi-levelled open space as a collaborative hub of global interconnection. Inspired by the open model...

CLOSED – Applications for 2020 Summer Interns

TLS is now accepting applications for our 2020 Summer Internship Program!   About The Program TLS is an award-winning landscape architecture practice in Berkeley, CA. We do local and international design work, conceptual and built projects. TLS enjoys having interns immersed in projects as team members. Our internship program is also committed to experiencing the landscape through site visits...

3rd Annual International Symposium on Planning and Landscape Environment Design of Contemporary Urban Waterfront Spaces

With a focus on ecology and functionality of the waterfront space the 3rd Annual International Symposium on Planning and Landscape Environment Design of Contemporary Urban Waterfront Spaces was held in Chengdu, China on September 20th - 21st. Urban designers and landscape architects from around the world were invited to speak including founder and principal, Tom...

Shanghai Sanlin Valley Park-Landscape Design of an Urban Green Wedge

With rapid urbanization Shanghai quickly grew into a city with the world’s second largest population density. This urban density, and Shanghai’s underlying geography have caused heat levels to rise and remain trapped in the city. It is predicted that in the year 2050, annual heat stress days are likely to be double that of the...