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External Reference presents Escaleras y Mirador Vela

29-12-2022 - Landscaping

External Reference presents Escaleras y Mirador Vela

"Escaleras y Mirador Vela" is a new project by Carmelo Zappulla’s architectural practice External Reference connecting Passeig del Mare Nostrum with Plaça de la Rosa dels Vents on the Barceloneta waterfront. The project presents an architectural façade accessible via a stairway and a raised waterfront promenade 9.30 metres above the ground.

Lollipop Street, public space in Shanghai by 100architects

27-12-2022 - Landscaping

Lollipop Street, public space in Shanghai by 100architects

The 100architects international architecture studio has created a colourful intervention for the activation of the public space in a square in front of the Jinyang shopping centre in Shanghai, China. As the name "Lollipop Street" implies, in their language, the playful elements installed draw inspiration from the imaginary “candy world”.

The Guard Patrol, enjoying the landscape with Mjölk architekti

21-12-2022 - Landscaping

The Guard Patrol, enjoying the landscape with Mjölk architekti

Czech studio Mjölk architekti has added four panoramic viewpoints to a strategic spot on Stráž Mountain in the Czech Republic, giving architectural form to the four patrons depicted in the coat of arms of the town of Rokytnice, which was founded by merging four villages: the Fox, the Bear, the Sheep and the Miner.

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Finalists for the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space announced

25-07-2022 - Landscaping

Finalists for the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space announced

The European Prize for Urban Public Space is a biennial award presented by the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, or Contemporary Culture Centre of Barcelona (CCCB), which has announced the selected works and the finalists in the 11th edition of the prize. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held at CCCB on 14 and 15 November 2022.

The 23rd International Garden Festival has opened in Canada

18-07-2022 - Landscaping

The 23rd International Garden Festival has opened in Canada

One of the most eagerly-awaited events for garden enthusiasts in North America has opened to the public. The 23rd International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis/Reford Gardens in Grand-Métis in Quebec presents five new gardens. They address the theme of 'Adaptation'.

The Urban Conga studio creates programmable community space for the Ackland Art Museum

11-07-2022 - Landscaping

The Urban Conga studio creates programmable community space for the Ackland Art Museum

The latest project created by The Urban Conga studio is a programmable open-ended space for the Chapel Hill community and the Ackland Art Museum located at the University of North Carolina. The studio designed the pARC spatial intervention through a series of participatory design workshops with community stakeholders and museum representatives.

Skyframe by SET Architects for the Festival dell’Architettura di Roma

06-07-2022 - Landscaping

Skyframe by SET Architects for the Festival dell’Architettura di Roma

For the 4th edition of the Festival dell’Architettura di Roma (FAR), the SET Architects studio, based in the same city, has created a temporary site-specific installation located in the Ostiense district. Skyframe not only frames pieces of the sky, but activates the urban space with a strong post-industrial energy.

Urban activation with AIR SQUARE by KOGAA and Kubíček Visionair

01-07-2022 - Landscaping

Urban activation with AIR SQUARE by KOGAA and Kubíček Visionair

Czech architecture firm KOGAA, collaborating with hot air balloon manufacturers Kubíček Visionair, has created the AIR SQUARE: a modular and transportable location designed to activate underused urban spaces. Thanks to the installation, these places can adapt their role to suit the needs of the community.

Moment Factory, art at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo

06-06-2022 - Landscaping

Moment Factory, art at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo

Shinjuku Station in Tokyo, the busiest transportation hub in the world, is the context in which the latest project conceived by Moment Factory is inserted, a Montreal-based multimedia studio with an office in Japan. The Colour Bath installation offers visitors a colour immersion, for moments of serene wonder and tranquility in the daily infrastructure routine.

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