Master plan sets games in motion in Rio

Workers put final touches in the sponsor areas as the sun sets on the 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Taking its inspiration from the dramatic natural setting, the energy and ambitions of Rio, AECOM’s winning masterplan and venue designs for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now complete. This prestigious […]

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Bird’s-eye view for Manhattan park

An office worker connects through downtown Manhattan taking in Liberty Park in New York City, New York. AECOM’s landscape architects designed the one acre, $50 million park offering Highline-inspired raised views of the World Trade Center grounds, including the 9/11 memorial fountains. Made up of densely-planted plots, long angled benches, and a 336-foot-long “vertical garden,” […]

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Boardwalk lights up Philadelphia

Twilight falls over bike riders along the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. AECOM designed this 2,000-foot long over-the-water path that includes four scenic overlooks and fishing areas. The 15′ wide Schuylkill River Trail is easily one of the most-used parks in Center City Philadelphia with more than 19,000 users every week. The trail […]

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University of Miami gets a new athletic center

Students at the University of Miami walk past the newly constructed Schwartz Center for Athletic Excellence in Coral Gables, Florida. AECOM completed architectural design for the $14.7 million athletic center encompassing 34,000 square feet. Spaces included design of entry lobby, hall of fame display, a brand-new football locker room donated by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson […]

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Dragon takes up residence in eco park

A Family takes a breather to grab some food sitting next to a giant Komodo Dragon statue inside the Ocean Eco Park at Ancol in northern Jakarta, Indonesia. AECOM was selected to provide landscape architecture and planning services for the sprawling lifestyle and leisure waterfront resort park. This central park connects 7 adjacent theme parks […]

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Activities galore at a new lifestyle center

Families gather around koi ponds along a central park at the Bintaro Lifestyle Center outside Jakarta, Indonesia. AECOM provided master planning and landscape architectural design services for this retail development including a shopping center, community center, entertainment venue, and a large central park and open space. The open space and gardens integrate walking trails with […]

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Showcasing green technologies

A farmer tends to hanging plants surrounding rice paddies at the Scientia Garden Square outside Jakarta, Indonesia. AECOM provided master planning and landscape architectural design services for this mixed use development consisting of showcasing green technologies and environmental stewardship. The project combines residential use with two universities, a solar research and education center, a nature […]

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Living in a tropical paradise

A valet takes a visitor on a tour of the pool amenity area at the Sherwood private residences in Jakarta, Indonesia. AECOM provided landscape architectural services for this exclusive residential area combining the concept of modern residential architecture surrounded by a lush green tropical forest area covering over 72% of the developed area. The design […]

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Lakeside park in urban core

Children play through a hedge maze around a sculpture at the Benchasiri Park in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. AECOM provided landscape architectural services for new improved areas of this park and the neighboring Imperial Queen’s Park hotel. This exposure was taken at 1/60th of a second, at f 8.0 at ISO 250 on a Canon 1Dx […]

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Down on the bayou

Residents get in some evening exercise along the Buffalo Bayou Trail in Houston, Texas. AECOM provides landscape architecture and engineering services to the Harris County Flood Control District, the City of Houston, and the Army Corps of Engineers focussing on erosion control, storm system drainage, flood control, and aesthetic trails and landscape. This exposure was […]

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