Category: Landscape

Mathildeplein | Buro Lubbers

Mathildeplein | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mathildeplein As green square, Mathildeplein offers peace and quiet in the hectic city centre of Eindhoven. The amorphous form of the planning area demanded an exacting structure that brings serenity and also guarantees an optimal view of the Light Tower. The design concept is therefore based on rigid lines that run counter to the building. […]

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Maaskade Cuijk | Buro Lubbers

Maaskade Cuijk | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Maaskade Cuijk is a spectacular meeting place near the river Meuse in Cuijk designed by Dutch landscape architect firm Buro Lubbers. The design concept of the river bank is inspired on the scale and atmosphere of the river. The sturdy wall of steel has become the link between village and river, not by separating the […]

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8a The Terrace | ASPECT Studios

8a The Terrace | ASPECT Studios

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• April 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

ASPECT Studios designed a private terrace garden in Birchgrove, Sydney, Australia. Giant black bamboo, one off in situ concrete details and Australian native hardwood creates a beautifully considered external space. Multi use spaces are created by the layout of these well crafted elements. Sculptural concrete walls double as seating back rests and mediate level changes. […]

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The new park at Former Water Police Site | ASPECT Studios

The new park at Former Water Police Site | ASPECT Studios

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• April 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

The brief for the Former Water Police Site was to develop a new public park for a 1.8 hectare parcel of post industrial land on the Pyrmont peninsula. The prime location of the site on Sydney’s waterfront offered the unique opportunity for the creation of memorable public parkland for both local users and the wider […]

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Jacaranda Square “The Everyday Stadium” | ASPECT Studios

Jacaranda Square “The Everyday Stadium” | ASPECT Studios

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• April 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

Context Jacaranda Square, “The Everyday Stadium” is the first new public space in Sydney Olympic Park to sit within the framework of the Sydney Olympic Park 2030 Master Plan. The master plan sets a new urban framework that is intended to refocus the Olympic legacy of event and spectacle into a finely grained, sustainable town […]

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Las Negras Waterfront | Jesús Torres Architect

Las Negras Waterfront | Jesús Torres Architect

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• April 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Spain, Jesús Torres Architect designed the Las Negras Waterfront in Cabo de Gata Natural Park, Almería. We are particularly interested in the architecture of supports, or elements open to uses with the capacity to include wishes, activities and creativity of public interest and which, at the same time, are related to the control of […]

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Zoological Garden Wuppertal | Rehwaldt Landschaftsarchitekten

Zoological Garden Wuppertal | Rehwaldt Landschaftsarchitekten

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• April 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

German landscape architect Rehwaldt Landschaftsarchitekten has designed the Zoological Garden Wuppertal. The Zoo’s character as a kind of landscape park is being emphasized and developed. Through improvement of the existing vegetation’s shaping, former view corridors are once again accentuated. The depression, which used to be cut off by the existing railroad embankment, is being generously […]

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Dogali Square | fondaRIUS architecture

Dogali Square | fondaRIUS architecture

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• April 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

fondaRIUS architecture has completed the refurbishment project for Dogali Square in San Gregorio Magno, Salerno. This square is nowadays a space for pedestrian and vehicular circulation, in a state of total abandon. The project proposes to divide the square into 2 different areas: one for the transit and the parking, the other for the stay […]

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Montjuic Pavilion and Garden | fondaRIUS architecture

Montjuic Pavilion and Garden | fondaRIUS architecture

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• April 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Barcelona, SPAIN, although municipal regulations make building on Montjuic – the mountain between the city and the sea – almost impossible, the Barcelona municipality is nonetheless keen to incorporate this green area into the city’s leisure network. The only way to do so is by re-using and revitalizing existing structures in order to give […]

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Miracle Above Manhattan - New York's High Line by National Geographic

Miracle Above Manhattan – New York’s High Line by National Geographic

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• April 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Every city needs parks, but how about those highly developed cities like New York City, London, Hong Kong? It is impossible to squeeze and create a green park from their exiting dense contexts. The April issue of the National Geographic magazine features a really neat piece on how an abandoned rail line in New York […]

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