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Landscaping and urban design because public spaces are becoming more and more important in architecture.

Curated by Christiane Burklein

Downsview Wind Rose, public art in Toronto

17-01-2022 - Landscaping

Downsview Wind Rose, public art in Toronto

A dynamic interactive structure created by Future Simple Studio in collaboration with Born in the North and Dept of Words & Deeds celebrates the wind, the view and indigenous connections. The installation in Downsview Park in Toronto, Canada was produced as part of XOXO Downsview, a public art project in coordination with ArtworxTO.

Lookout by henkai architekti with ZAHRADA-PARK-KRAJINA

10-01-2022 - Landscaping

Lookout by henkai architekti with ZAHRADA-PARK-KRAJINA

An architectural project on an abandoned hill in an old sandstone quarry enriches the experience of visitors to the Beskydy Protected Landscape Area. The project by Czech studio henkai architekti with ZAHRADA-PARK-KRAJINA provides new paths and three little architectural structures as lookouts for contemplating the landscape.

Light and prisms for an installation by Hakuten Creative in Sarushima

04-01-2022 - Landscaping

Light and prisms for an installation by Hakuten Creative in Sarushima

Japanese studio Hakuten Creative created an installation based on the use of prisms for an art event held on Sarushima, an island used by the military until World War II. The project preserves memories of the past through various expressions of art and design to prevent them from being forgotten.

RECENT PROJECTS

Onda Atlántica, a footbridge in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

16-12-2021 - Landscaping

Onda Atlántica, a footbridge in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Onda Arquitectura and architect and urban planner Javier Haddad built an infrastructure in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with a light, undulating form responding to the particular features of the site, a true landmark in the city offering new public spaces.

An urban community garden and educational centre in Mexico City

13-12-2021 - Landscaping

An urban community garden and educational centre in Mexico City

Mexican architectural studio VERTEBRAL worked on El Terreno community garden and educational centre in Mexico City during the COVID-19 pandemic. The multipurpose pavilion made of recycled materials and the garden convincingly bring together the themes of education, sustainability and people-centred design.

Coded Scape, an urban landscape by 100architects

10-12-2021 - Landscaping

Coded Scape, an urban landscape by 100architects

The team from international architectural practice 100architects in Shanghai has created an urban landscape surrounding Hangzhou Future City Experience Centre, Coded Scape, in which the architects express the idea of binary code in landscape design.

Symbiosis with nature, a green neighbourhood in Bangkok

15-11-2021 - Landscaping

Symbiosis with nature, a green neighbourhood in Bangkok

Attention to the environment is the foundation of future urban development. Precisely for this reason within The Forestias, in Bangkok, one of the largest real estate development projects in Thailand, we find an urban forest covering 48,000 square metres of space. Here, the Forest Pavilion shows the future neighbourhood and will subsequently be converted into The Forestias Ecosystem Learning Centre for sharing knowledge of the forest ecosystem.

The first Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize

02-11-2021 - Landscaping

The first Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize

The American Cultural Landscape Foundation, or TCLF, has announced the first winner of the new biennial Oberlander Prize, named after the late landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and bestowed on a recipient who is "exceptionally talented, creative, courageous, and visionary”. The first winner is Julie Bargmann.

Kärdla City Pavilion designed by the Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter and Mareld Landscape Studios

01-11-2021 - Landscaping

Kärdla City Pavilion designed by the Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter and Mareld Landscape Studios

Swedish architecture firm Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter, together with Swedish landscape architects from the Mareld Landscape studio have recently renovated the central square of the town of Kärdla, in Estonia. The intervention is one of several projects launched to celebrate the centenary of the nation’s declaration of independence.

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