Category: Landscape

Lorca's Square | Jesús Torres Architect

Lorca’s Square | Jesús Torres Architect

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• June 2, 2011 • Comments (1)

Spanish architect Jesús Torres García recently has completed the Lorca’s Square located in Salobreña, Spain. + Architect’s statement by Jesús Torres García Spanish “LOW-TECH”*1 It was the first week of April in 2009, the journal EL PAÍS had a strange headline: “The capitalism has become a corpse”, it was Santiago Niño Becerra, IQS’s Professor, in […]

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Tudela (Club Med) Restoration Project | EMF Landscape Architects

Tudela (Club Med) Restoration Project | EMF Landscape Architects

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• June 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

In 1961, on the eastern tip of Iberia Peninsula, Cap de Creus cape, one the windiest and most northern exposed corner of our geography, Club Med constructed a privative holiday village with 430 buildings to receive around 900 visitors 3 months a year. The urbanization project it is considered as one of the most notorious […]

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Urban sculpture in Ljbljana Tivoli park: TIVOLI INFO POINT

Urban sculpture in Ljbljana Tivoli park: TIVOLI INFO POINT

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• May 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

The new Info point in park Tivoli in Ljubljana Slovenia, was opened this month. This sculpture is actually result of first Trimo Urban Crash competition in 2007 and was only a temporary installation in a different part of Tivoli park and demolished after two months. Its an open, clear and structurally dynamic form in a […]

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Grand Opening of Europe’s biggest Multimedia Fountain Park in Warsaw

Grand Opening of Europe’s biggest Multimedia Fountain Park in Warsaw

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• May 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

Warsaw, Candidate city for the European Capital of Culture 2016 held the opening of Europe’s biggest Multimedia Fountain Park. The magic are performances involving “light, water and sound“. Every Saturday water jets will be shooting illuminated water to a height of 25 meters and on screens of fog; laser and film projections will be shown. […]

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Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (2)

The patio as he hart of the railway network Just next to Utrecht Central Station you find ‘De Inktpot’ (the Inkwell), the largest brick building in the Netherlands. More than just a colloquialism or nickname, ‘De Inktpot’ has become a term of endearment for the building. The building is of an imposing size, but with […]

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Reconstruction of the Mechelen Melaan | OKRA Landscape Architects

Reconstruction of the Mechelen Melaan | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

‘Water in Historic City Centres’ has Mechelen as its proving ground The first project for the ‘Water in Historic City Centres’ (WIHCC) project has been completed in Mechelen, Belgium. The Melaan, a tributary of the Dijle river, has been excavated and newly landscaped in the old city centre of Mechelen. WIHCC is a European collaborative […]

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Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

Main defence line as part of the New Dutch Waterline The main defence line or sometimes also called main resistance line, is part of the system of  the New Dutch Waterline spread along the line one finds a sequel of citadels, an enormous amount of smaller objects such as sluices and other water scientific works […]

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Public spaces for the Grünewald Kirchberg | OKRA Landscape Architects

Public spaces for the Grünewald Kirchberg | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 5, 2011 • Comments (1)

A fragmented orchard, Kirchberg, Luxemburg OKRA won the competition to design a public space between office buildings in the Gruenewald area of the Luxemburg city borough of Kirchberg. OKRA thought of how to give the fragmented neighbourhood a consistent identity of its own. As the area lacked a clear programme, OKRA chose to come up […]

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Holstebro Storaa Stream | OKRA Landscape Architects

Holstebro Storaa Stream | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

Holstebro, Denmark: If it is outstanding, celebrate it twice The city of Holstebro has celebrated the completion of the public realm project around the Storaa stream and new cultural facilities, designed by OKRA and Schul Landskabarkitekter, in collaboration with Åsa Frankenberg from Berlin, Germany for the lighting design. The project is funded by the City […]

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Boschkens Noise Barrier | Buro Lubbers

Boschkens Noise Barrier | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Living next to the forest with a view over the highway at Boschkens Huge trees in containers on pillars form a catchy landmark along the highway near the Dutch city of Tilburg. Here a noise barrier connects the green and quiet inner world of the forest to the hectic world of the 24/7 dynamics of […]

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