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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.

RECENT PROJECTS

EXPO 67 Montreal, redevelopment by Lemay

18-11-2019 - Landscaping

EXPO 67 Montreal, redevelopment by Lemay

The Canadian firm Lemay is a leading provider of integrated design services for the built environment and has now worked its magic on the 1967 International and Universal Exposition or EXPO 67 site in Montreal, Canada. The design team has given the site original heart a total makeover as the new Espace 67, and their concept blends the enchanting natural setting and rich historic past of this exceptional site, to give the city a truly versatile space.

Ondřej Císler and Petr Tej, bridge over the Dřetovice stream

14-11-2019 - Landscaping

Ondřej Císler and Petr Tej, bridge over the Dřetovice stream

The footbridge over the Dřetovice stream in the Bohemian countryside of Kladno, not far from Prague, is the work of Ondřej Císler from Czech studio Aoc architects and Petr Tej from Klokner Institute at CTU in Prague. The light, ultra-high-strength concrete infrastructure connects the two sides of the stream and at the same time engages with the landscape and the sculpture by artist Jan Hendrych, making the whole thing a site-specific installation.

Waypoint, site-specific installation in Bellingham by Mutuus Studio

11-11-2019 - Landscaping

Waypoint, site-specific installation in Bellingham by Mutuus Studio

The design team from have Mutuus Studio transformed the Acid Accumulator from the defunct Georgia Pacific mill on Bellingham’s waterfront into a new art installation placed in the new Waypoint Park along Whatcom Waterway, funded by the City's One Percent for the Arts programme.

The Pride of Brexit, Jason deCaires Taylor

01-11-2019 - Landscaping

The Pride of Brexit, Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor, a British sculptor best known for his site-specific underwater sculptures that explore everything from the climate crisis to refugees, has created The Pride of Brexit, an installation that poetically addresses the UK’s current dilemma.

Seahorse, a water park in Chongqing by 100architects

21-10-2019 - Landscaping

Seahorse, a water park in Chongqing by 100architects

With Seahorse, the Shanghai-based firm, 100architects – founded by Marcial Jesús and Javier Gonzaléz – has completed a water park for the communal space of a new residential compound built in Chongqing. A fun opportunity for the tenants’ children to get together and interact with each other.

Industrial architecture in Rotterdam, the waterworks

17-10-2019 - Landscaping

Industrial architecture in Rotterdam, the waterworks

Rotterdam is a Mecca for fans of contemporary architecture, with impressive buildings and landmarks. But this Dutch city hides some of its oldest treasures, magnificent examples of industrial architecture that include the De Esch waterworks, turned into a residential zone in the 1970s.

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