Category: Landscape

De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

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• April 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Amsterdam, De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam is the restoration project designed by Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten, it is the largest cemetery in The Netherlands. Rather than connecting the three different zones spatially, we believe each zone should be given its own identity. Enhancing the contrasts will create a clear partition into three areas, thereby emphasizing […]

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Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Dutch landscape architect Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten has designed Langedijk Cemetery in South Scharwoude, The Netherlands. For the new Oostervaart cemetery in Langedijk we decided to divide the cemetery into small, enclosed outdoor ‘grave chambers’. Connections to the ‘grave chambers’ were made by means of a public park network. Within this network, sightlines provide the […]

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Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Long Sleeve Skywalk by Turenscape is a simple but graceful integration of complicated urban functions with poetic space. Straddling across several river systems and a express way (Xuning Road), the Long Sleeve Skywalk is located on Xuning Road, Suining County, Jiangsu Province. It connects the focal point of the county, Harmony Square, to the […]

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Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Built on a brownfield of a former industrial site, Houtan Park is a regenerative living landscape on Shanghai’s Huangpu riverfront. The park’s constructed wetland, ecological flood control, reclaimed industrial structures and materials, and urban agriculture are integral components of an overall restorative design strategy to treat polluted river water and recover the degraded waterfront in […]

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Nicolai Cultural Center | Arkitekt Kristine Jensens Tegnestue

Nicolai Cultural Center | Arkitekt Kristine Jensens Tegnestue

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• March 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Sct Nicolai School Centre from the 1850’ ies is a continuous reincarnation of eve­rything from the traditional Danish school with gyms and schoolyards. With five art houses as the new function the possibility of a new typology of creative and dynamic culture centre emerges. The project evolves with the idea of the schooly­ard as the […]

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Utrecht, 'Rijkswaterstaat' Ministry of transport and waterfeatures | WES International GmbH

Utrecht, ‘Rijkswaterstaat’ Ministry of transport and waterfeatures | WES International GmbH

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• March 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

The investigation of the site and the diverse town planning structures in the environment may be focused on two main themes: the creation of a strong identity for the Ensemble Westraven itself – it should function as an Island, as a microstructure within the city structure the attempt to achieve the most possible ‘urban Integration’ […]

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Aurland Lookout | Todd Saunders + Tommie Wilhelmsen

Aurland Lookout | Todd Saunders + Tommie Wilhelmsen

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• February 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by two architects Todd Saunders & Tommie Wilhelmsen, the 33-metre “diving board” shooting out from the road into thin air above the Aurland Fjord in Norway. This Aurland Lookout project is part of a national program on tourist routes commissioned by the Norwegian Highway Department. The landscape is so fantastic that it is difficult […]

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Sports Facility Heerenschürli | TOPOTEK 1

Sports Facility Heerenschürli | TOPOTEK 1

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• February 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

German landscape architecture studio TOPOTEK 1 has designed the Sports Facility Heerenschürli, it is one of the largest sport facility in Zurich, Switzerland. + Project description by TOPOTEK 1 The Heerenschürli sports facility, one of the largest in Zurich, is located between a nature reserve, a highway crossing, residential housing and large-scale industrial buildings. It […]

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TVK won the Place de la République competition

TVK won the Place de la République competition

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (1)

French studio of architecture TVK has won the international competition for the project of the new Place de la République in Paris, France. + Here are the videos to explain the concept of the project.

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Würth La Rioja Museum Gardens | Pablo Serrano Elorduy

Würth La Rioja Museum Gardens | Pablo Serrano Elorduy

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• December 17, 2010 • Comments (1)

Spanish architect Pablo Serrano Elorduy (founder of dom arquitectura) created a contemporary landscape design Würth La Rioja Museum Gardens. The main idea was to project an argument that would permit it to be the same site that would supply the patterns of intervention, bringing out their morphological, topographical and topological conditions and forms of the […]

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