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The Moon Garden completes Milan’s Portello Park

25-11-2022 - Landscaping

The Moon Garden completes Milan’s Portello Park

The Moon Garden is the last lot in a project commissioned by Iper Montebello Spa, designed by Charles Jencks and Andreas Kipar and developed by LAND Italia on the former Alfa Romeo industrial site at Portello. This final lot concludes a process that began more than 20 years ago, bringing the size of the park up to a total of about 73 thousand square metres.

The European Prize for Urban Public Space 2022 goes to Utrecht

21-11-2022 - Landscaping

The European Prize for Urban Public Space 2022 goes to Utrecht

The wait is over. On November 15, the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space was awarded during a ceremony at the CCCB (Barcelona Contemporary Culture Centre). The winning project is the restoration of the Catharijnesingel canal in Utrecht, the Netherlands, by the Dutch OKRA landschapsarchitecten studio.

Chao Phraya Sky Park in Bangkok

15-11-2022 - Landscaping

Chao Phraya Sky Park in Bangkok

Chao Phraya Sky Park in Bangkok is a green landmark in the Thai capital, created out of the ruins of a railway infrastructure project left abandoned 40 years ago. The work of landscape architecture and urban planning studio LANDPROCESS has made this urban non-place into the nation’s first pedestrian bridge park spanning a river, an oasis of well-being for people, flora and fauna.

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Moment Factory’s enchanted night walk

08-11-2022 - Landscaping

Moment Factory’s enchanted night walk

Onhwa' Lumina is an enchanted night walk designed by the creative artists of Moment Factory with the Tourism Office of Wendake in partnership with the Council of the Huron-Wendat Nation in Canada. This thrilling multimedia experience near Québec City celebrates the wealth of Wendat culture through the magic of light, sound and video projections.

East Dike, protection for the Shenzhen coastline by KCAP+Felixx

31-10-2022 - Landscaping

East Dike, protection for the Shenzhen coastline by KCAP+Felixx

Since 2019 a team of Dutch architects from architecture and urban planning studio KCAP and landscape architects from Felixx have been working on the east coast of Shenzhen, China. The East Dike project is a multifaceted dike system allowing an integrated approach to climate-adaptive reorganisation of the shoreline.

13-10-2022 - Landscaping

"Linea nelle linee", a tour of Berlin by Antonella Bozzini

"Linea nelle linee" is the title of the photographic research on the architecture and urban space of Berlin created by Italian photographer Antonella Bozzini. Through the work, the photographer has collected impressions inspired by the careful observation of Berlin’s urban landmarks, with particular attention to the geometries of the architectures, thus revealing details that are often lost when walking around the city.

Agora Maximus, beyond tactical urbanism in Montreal

03-10-2022 - Landscaping

Agora Maximus, beyond tactical urbanism in Montreal

With the Agora Maximus project LAAB, a Canadian creative collective, together with Signature Design Communication (SDC), a multidisciplinary agency, proposed a temporary streetscape installation. Agora Maximus celebrates the seasonal pedestrianisation of Montreal's Saint-Denis Street with viewing platforms and vantage points that allow passersby admire the cityscape and its rich cultural offerings.

Ephemeral architecture for the theatre, Déracinements in Québec

20-09-2022 - Landscaping

Ephemeral architecture for the theatre, Déracinements in Québec

The installation Déracinements, designed by creator Lorraine Côté and architect Étienne Bernier from the Agence Spatiale studio captured visitors of the Carrefour international de théâtre event in Québec, Canada. Inserted in the ruins of an old greenhouse, the work was made from wire mesh and uses light as a material.

Design synergy for Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park in Austin

16-09-2022 - Landscaping

Design synergy for Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park in Austin

The Kingsbury Commons project in Pease Park, the oldest park in Austin, Texas, is part of the Pease Park Vision Plan and gives a burst of energy to a forgotten corner of the area. The project is the result of the collaboration between Ten Eyck, landscape architect and prime consultant, Clayton Korte for the architecture and Mell Lawrence Architects for the Treescape structure.

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