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

Curated by Christiane Burklein

KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, an exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden.

23-04-2021 - Landscaping

KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, an exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden.

A new exhibition has opened at the New York Botanical Garden - KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, dedicated to the latest pieces by famous Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Installations that evoke the great fascination that the artist has always had for the natural world, but which also provide an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the botanical garden in which they have been set up.

A hi-tech footbridge over the Moldau

02-04-2021 - Landscaping

A hi-tech footbridge over the Moldau

A team of architects and engineers from Prague’s Klokner Institute CTU have built a footbridge over Bohemia’s Moldau River, on the EuroVelo 7 cycling route from Sweden to Sicily.

Pegasus Trail by 100architects: an urban attractor in Chongqing

08-03-2021 - Landscaping

Pegasus Trail by 100architects: an urban attractor in Chongqing

Pegasus Trail, a project by Shanghai firm 100architects located in the city of Chongqing, offers a new type of public space that they have dubbed an "urban toy". This is an urban playground for the use of the city and all its citizens, regardless of age, which aims to foster new interactions in the Chinese megalopolis.

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Mechanized River Valley Access in Edmonton, Canada by DIALOG

22-05-2020 - Landscaping

Mechanized River Valley Access in Edmonton, Canada by DIALOG

The Mechanized River Valley Access by DIALOG connects downtown Edmonton, Canada with its spectacular Saskatchewan river valley. The project is one of the recipients of the 2020 National Urban Design Award, organized by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CLSA).

Creek Play by 100architects for Dubai Creek Harbour

15-04-2020 - Landscaping

Creek Play by 100architects for Dubai Creek Harbour

The architects from Shanghai-based studio, 100architects have completed a project to make the most of the public space as part of the Dubai Creek Harbour urban development plan by Emaar Properties. Creek Play provides active public spaces that you can cover on foot, zones that encourage discovery and interaction for kids and adults alike.

18 Shades of Gay by Claude Cormier, 2020 RAIC Award of Excellence

09-04-2020 - Landscaping

18 Shades of Gay by Claude Cormier, 2020 RAIC Award of Excellence

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CLSA) announced the 2020 National Urban Design Award winners, one of which is the landscape Claude Cormier with his work 18 Shades of Gay in the Urban Fragments category.

Matteo Cirenei's vision of Milan's districts a year ago

30-03-2020 - Landscaping

Matteo Cirenei's vision of Milan's districts a year ago

In Spring 2019, the architecture photographer, Matteo Cirenei explored eight districts in Milan through his camera lens. These zones are changing, experimental urban planning projects have also been put in place for some of them. An overview that connects streets, buildings, public places, different contrasting realities.

Geoparken in Stavanger, a sustainable and still relevant playground

24-03-2020 - Landscaping

Geoparken in Stavanger, a sustainable and still relevant playground

Geoparken in Stavanger, Norway is a project by the Norwegian architecture firm Helen&Hard with young people from the city. A playground created from material salvaged from the oil industry and that hasn’t lost any of its charm even 12 years down the track.

Tainan Spring, an urban lagoon in Taiwan by MVRDV

12-03-2020 - Landscaping

Tainan Spring, an urban lagoon in Taiwan by MVRDV

Dutch architecture studio MVRDV has created a virtuous example of the circular economy in Tainan, Taiwan. The architects removed and recycled a strategically positioned shopping mall in the old town, which no longer serves its intended purpose, replacing it with a sunken public plaza dominated by an urban pool and local plants, and surrounded by a shaded arcade.

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