Category: Landscape

WAWA PUKLLAY - COPORAQUE Workshop

WAWA PUKLLAY – COPORAQUE Workshop

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• August 17, 2013 • Comments (0)

Wawa Pukllay, which means children playing on Quechua, was the invitation of the Social Latin American Workshop 2013 consisting on taking advantage of specific places from different locations at the Colca Valley, to the creation of conditions that would enable the empowerment by a special user: children. During a two week-period on April 2013, Latin […]

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Kaptol staircases \ 'Firma' Sarajevo

Kaptol staircases \ ‘Firma’ Sarajevo

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• August 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

Kaptol staircases in Sarajevo were envisaged as homage and monument to the prominent poets of the Bosnian capital city. The main goal of the design team was to conceive this urban intervention as a completely new and distinctive urban space for Sarajevo. This was achieved by assigning additional cultural and educational qualities to the basic, […]

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BIG creates a molehill for Bjarke’s old high school in Denmark

BIG creates a molehill for Bjarke’s old high school in Denmark

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG with CG Jensen + EKJ + Grontmij have completed a new multi-purpose hall for the Bjarke Ingels’ former highschool Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, north of Copenhagen, turning a courtyard into a new social meeting point and sports facility combined. BIG conceived a large multifunctional space that could be used for sports, graduation ceremonies and social […]

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Fence design for Peach Sports Complex in Durazno \ jaf architecture + design

Fence design for Peach Sports Complex in Durazno \ jaf architecture + design

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• June 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

Uruguay-based architectural firm jaf architecture + design recently has completed the colorful fencing for the Peach Sports Complex in Durazno, Uruguay. + Design statement by jaf architecture + design Peach Sports Complex is a campus of about 40,000 m2 in which develops a variety of sports such as soccer, basketball, swimming, biking and skate boarding, […]

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West Village Penthouse \ Evan Lai Landscape

West Village Penthouse \ Evan Lai Landscape

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• April 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

Inspired by the client’s experience with Scandinavian winters, the terrace is designed with neutral materials of bluestone, cement board, and accented by an Aloe tinted resin. Evan Lai reinforced the roof with steel i-beams to allow for the load capacity of an exterior sauna, stone buffet, bluestone pavers, and aluminum patina planters. Elements of resin […]

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Garden in Comporta \ Topiaris + Gonçalo Salazar de Sousa

Garden in Comporta \ Topiaris + Gonçalo Salazar de Sousa

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• March 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his architectural photography. Designed by Topiaris, Landscape Architecture + Gonçalo Salazar de Sousa, Architects, the landscape project is located in Comporta, Portugal. The key concept is to regenerate the terrain – severely damaged by the construction works of the house, following a specific design – inspired on the natural […]

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OKRA wins international competition for regeneration of Athens’ City Centre

OKRA wins international competition for regeneration of Athens’ City Centre

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• March 11, 2013 • Comments (2)

It was announced at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens that the OKRA team of OKRA in collaboration with Mixst urbanism and Wageningen University, has won the prestigious competition ReThink Athens, towards a new city centre. The team is supported by the Greek Architects of Studio 75 and Werner Sobek Green Technologies. In presence of […]

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Superkilen received 2013 AIA NATIONAL HONOR AWARD

Superkilen received 2013 AIA NATIONAL HONOR AWARD

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• January 16, 2013 • Comments (2)

Superkilen masterplan designed by BIG + Topotek1 + Superflex has a great start to 2013 receiving a 2013 AIA NATIONAL HONOR AWARD and a citation as the best Urban Design in the Annual Design Review of ARCHITECT magazine. At almost a mile long Superkilen wedges through one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged […]

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Iceberg \ ATOMIC3

Iceberg \ ATOMIC3

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• January 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

The seasons aren’t what they used to be, the earth’s climate has gone off course. Climate change is transforming how we relate to our world, how we live, even how we experience the city. What will the winter of 2013 be like? Snowy, cloudy, rainy? No one can predict, but one thing is certain: an […]

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Lausanne Jardins 2014 Competition: The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao by Balmori Associates

Lausanne Jardins 2014 Competition: The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao by Balmori Associates

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• January 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

In December, the ‘Jardin Urbain’ Association together with the Town Council of Lausanne announced that Balmori Associates is on the shortlist to create one of twenty-five mobile gardens in Central Lausanne, Switzerland. Selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, Balmori enters the second phase of the competition with the task to re-use an existing […]

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