Tag: Public square

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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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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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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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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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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Ballast Point Park | McGregor Coxall

Ballast Point Park | McGregor Coxall

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• June 15, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Sydney-based landscape design studio Mcgregor Coxall as the lead designers designed the Ballast Point Park sited on the Birchgrove Peninsula in the inner reaches of Sydney harbour, Australia. + Project description courtesy of Mcgregor Coxall Ballast Point Park This 2.8ha park is located on a contaminated former industrial lubricant production site on the Birchgrove […]

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Melbourne Convention Centre & South Wharf Precinct | ASPECT Studios

Melbourne Convention Centre & South Wharf Precinct | ASPECT Studios

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• April 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

Australian landscape design firm ASPECT Studios has completed the landscape design for the new Melbourne Convention Centre & the adjacent South Wharf mixed use Precinct. The project connects Southbank to the Docklands, with a series of public promenades civic and retail buildings. ASPECT Studios designed to integrate the public realm with the large scale buildings […]

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