“The most exciting thing that’s happened in Sydney since the Opera House.”
Scott Davies, Senior Associate and Sector Leader for Environment and Communities, sat down with Architecture & Design editor Branko Miletic to discuss regeneration and strategic urban planning for the new city of Aerotropolis in Western Sydney, Australia.
UNBUILT: HUANGPU EAST BANK URBAN FOREST, CHINA
A sprawling parkland with two million trees – one for every child in the city – creates new places for Shanghai residents to explore today while shifting to a more sustainable future.
UNBUILT: HANGZHOU MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION, CHINA
In a series of places that capture views of changing nature, we framed sunset over the lake as the ‘eleventh moment’ in the traditional Southern Song Dynasty’s ‘Ten Scenes of West Lake’.
UNBUILT: WILLIAM STREET WHARF, AUSTRALIA
A collection of forms that transition in scale, texture and reflectivity, these mixed-use towers in Perth connect via a dramatic horizontal volume that acts as a secondary ground-floor gathering space.
UNBUILT: QUEENSTOWN HOTEL, NEW ZEALAND
With distinct identities designed around distinct users, our concept balances the needs and desires of both the individual and the collective.